Vizzle Revamps Special Education Learning Platform, Expands Accessibility Amid Continued COVID-19 School Disruptions

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent school closures, special education learning platform, Vizzle has enhanced their virtual platform and increased accessibility for parents and school districts struggling with increased needs and decreased budgets.

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent school closures, special education learning platform, Vizzle has enhanced their virtual platform and increased accessibility for parents and school districts struggling with increased needs and decreased budgets.

CLEVELAND, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and subsequent school closures, special education learning platform, Vizzle has enhanced their virtual platform and increased accessibility for parents and school districts struggling with increased needs and decreased budgets.

Vizzle is the only student-facing, online, Special Education Platform that treats each student as an individual striving to meet their specific goals. As learning environments shift between the classroom and home, Vizzle provides students with consistency and school districts

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RoseComm Expands Education, Non-Profit Focus With Addition of Three New Clients

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HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RoseComm, an independent, boutique strategic communications firm, today announced the addition of three new clients in the education, recreational products and non-profit industries: the Council for Aid to Education (CAE), PlayPower and Reading Plus.

  • CAE, a non-profit organization, is a leading provider of performance-based authentic assessments that measure college and career readiness skills
  • PlayPower is the world’s largest commercial playground and recreational equipment manufacturer. RoseComm represented PlayPower brand Playworld from 2010 to 2016
  • Reading Plus is a research-proven online program that provides personalized intervention and instruction for students in grades 3-12, improving reading proficiency up to 2.5 grade levels in a single school year

“The COVID-19 pandemic required a dramatic shift in the way education companies do business and in

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izzit.org Expands U.S. Constitution Education Library with First Amendment

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ERIE, Pa., Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In response to today’s debates about individuals’ rights and an obvious need for more civics education, izzit.org, a highly popular online educator resource for more than 14 years, recently expanded its free U.S. Constitution Education Library to include a new interactive, online mini-course and a teaching unit on the First Amendment.

The First Amendment materials help students learn about the Bill of Rights, its history, what rights the First Amendment protects, and why it is important to know and understand them. Each educational component features video clips, discussion questions, and more.

The First Amendmentmini-course and teaching unit were developed from a three-part PBS series about the U.S. Constitution, A More or Less Perfect Union. izzit.org is the exclusive producer and

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Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI) Expands Footprint in Illinois With Opening of the High Road School of Peoria

PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting, today announced the opening of the High Road School of Peoria (325 W. Romeo B Garrett Avenue, Peoria, IL). The new school marks the second High Road location serving districts across Illinois. Due to COVID-19, classes at the High Road School of Peoria began remotely, with plans for students to resume in-person learning later this fall.

The High Road School of Peoria delivers customized education services for students in grades K-12 (aged 5-21) whose needs cannot be adequately addressed in the traditional classroom. The school’s programs are designed to improve behaviors that impede academic achievement, build transferable life skills, generate positive outcomes, and move students toward a return to

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Ambow Education Expands Strategic Partnership with Amazon in Digital Professional Education, Training and Certification

BEIJING, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (“Ambow” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: AMBO), a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, today announced that it has expanded its strategic partnership with Amazon built on its online-to-offline education SaaS platform, Huanyujun Education Hub (“Huanyujun”).

In 2018, Ambow and Amazon signed an international cooperation agreement related to Amazon Web Services (AWS) training and certification, agreeing to jointly build a cloud skills training base. The AWS Global Cloud Infrastructure is the most secure, extensive, and reliable cloud platform, offering over 175 fully featured services from data centers globally, spanning 245 countries and territories. The expanded cooperation between Ambow and AWS will not only include both AWS digital and classroom training courses as well as certification services provided by Huanyujun, but also integrate enterprise recruiting programs and training offerings. In summary, Ambow can provide

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Upstate YMCA expands childcare to help with eLearning

LAURENS, SC (FOX Carolina) — The YMCA of the Lakelands, which serves Abbeville, Greenwood and Laurens counties, is expanding their child development program to help kids with eLearning.



an office with a desk and chair in a room: Staff set up a makeshift classroom for some of the youngest students at the Laurens YMCA. (Sept. 23, 2020 / FOX Carolina)


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Staff set up a makeshift classroom for some of the youngest students at the Laurens YMCA. (Sept. 23, 2020 / FOX Carolina)




a group of people sitting at a table with a blue chair: The gym at the Laurens YMCA is filled with tables where students can work on eLearning. (Sept. 23, 2020 / FOX Carolina)


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The gym at the Laurens YMCA is filled with tables where students can work on eLearning. (Sept. 23, 2020 / FOX Carolina)


Before the pandemic they had four child development programs, but CEO Brian Harlan said they’ve now added a fifth at the Laurens YMCA.

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They’ve expanded hours and ages for their after school child development program, now allowing students through high school to attend during the day.

At the Laurens branch, Harlan said enrollment can average about 100 students a day.

They’ve converted the gymnasium into a

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