Sony Global Education and NetDragon’s Subsidiary, Huayu Education Jointly Launch “Smart …

HONG KONG, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (“NetDragon” or “the Company”, Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a global leader in building internet communities, is pleased to announce that NetDragon Huayu Education, the education subsidiary of NetDragon, and Sony Global Education, the education subsidiary of the world-renowned Sony Group, jointly announced the launch of “Smart Education Platform” (the “Platform”) in the Digital Silk Road Sub-forum of the third China Digital Summit held on 13 October 2020. The Platform will first launch in certain key prefectures in the Kanto region of Japan, in October 2020, to provide education information management and education big data services to domestic education institutions.

This is the first landing project following the signing of the “Cooperation Agreement on Japan Smart Education Platform” in September 2019, and it is expected to result in increased interaction and sharing of educational resources between China and

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California Primary Care Association and Capital Impact Partners Launch $25 Million COVID Response Loan Fund for Community Health Centers | News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — California’s community health centers (CHCs) are facing significant lost revenue as a result of business disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, CHCs are incurring unforeseen costs to implement technology for virtual health consultations. The impacts of the pandemic have been further exacerbated for many CHCs by the wildfires plaguing the state.

To bridge this cash flow gap, the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) and Capital Impact Partners have launched the $25 million CPCA COVID Response Loan Fund to provide flexible financing for CHCs. Fund investors include the Alliance Healthcare Foundation, The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation, JPMorgan Chase, Richard W. Goldman Family Foundation, and UnitedHealth Group.

It is a vital need, as CHCs not only serve one-in-six Californians, but also a predominate number of patients who fall below the federal poverty level.  California CHCs

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California Primary Care Association and Capital Impact Partners Launch $25 Million COVID Response Loan Fund for Community Health Centers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — California’s community health centers (CHCs) are facing significant lost revenue as a result of business disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, CHCs are incurring unforeseen costs to implement technology for virtual health consultations. The impacts of the pandemic have been further exacerbated for many CHCs by the wildfires plaguing the state.

To bridge this cash flow gap, the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) and Capital Impact Partners have launched the $25 million CPCA COVID Response Loan Fund to provide flexible financing for CHCs. Fund investors include the Alliance Healthcare Foundation, The California Endowment, The California Wellness Foundation, JPMorgan Chase, Richard W. Goldman Family Foundation, and UnitedHealth Group.

It is a vital need, as CHCs not only serve one-in-six Californians, but also a predominate number of patients who fall below the federal poverty level.  California CHCs

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Community leaders launch initiative to promote diversity through art, education

This week marks the launch of Fort Bend County’s year-long “Diversity Over Division” initiative — an effort by local leaders to promote inclusiveness and social justice through art and education.

“Our goal is to celebrate our diversity,” said County Judge KP George, whose office spearheaded the initiative. “Fort Bend County is, if not the number one, then one of the most diverse counties in the country. We live in harmony.”

George made his remarks at a news conference at the University of Houston-Sugar Land. The initiative was launched in partnership with U of H, the Fort Bend County Libraries system and numerous community leaders.

“We’ve been in discussions about how UH can collaborate with the community,” said Jay Neal, associate vice president and chief operating officer for UH at Sugar Land. “Looking at the diversity of our student

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Academic E-Learning Market will Showcase Positive Impact during 2020-2024 | Launch of New Online Degrees to Boost the Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the academic e-learning market and it is poised to grow by $ 72.41 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 15% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Academic E-Learning Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. We offer $1000 worth of FREE customization

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Launch of Altura – a Blended Learning Solution from Macmillan Education India

Macmillan Education – with over 125 years of expertise in content development and pedagogy is at the forefront in supporting schools with online resources and training. Reinventing itself to meet the changing needs of the educational ecosystem, Macmillan Education is proud to offer a blended learning solution called  Altura-Advancing Learning and Teaching Using Resources and Assessments, to meet the needs of students, teachers and parents alike. Coming from Macmillan Education, known for its innovative resources, like ‘Hop Skip and Jump’ and ‘English Ferry’ – Altura is sure to grab the attention of progressive school leaders looking to take their school to the next level.

With experiential learning at its core and aligned to the National Education Policy 2020, Altura harnesses EdTech to personalise learning through flexible and engaging learning resources and activities. Teachers, who always hard pressed for time, will love and appreciate the suite of teaching aids and readymade

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Kalamazoo schools to launch learning hubs for online students in need of extra support

KALAMAZOO, MI — Kalamazoo Public Schools is launching learning hubs to help students learning virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic.



a close up of a school bus: Kalamazoo Public School is launching learning hubs in October to help students learning virtually.


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Kalamazoo Public School is launching learning hubs in October to help students learning virtually.

The district partnered with Kalamazoo Youth Development Network to provide students in-person support for distance learning, Superintendent Rita Raichoudhuri said.

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She said the learning hubs will give students access to WiFi, healthy snacks and meals, enrichment activities and mental health and wellness resources.

Students will also be able to have in-person, socially distanced support and outdoor recreation and physical activity, Raichoudhuri said during the Tuesday, Sept. 22 Board of Education meeting.

She said the district hopes to launch the program by the second week of October.

The Kalamazoo Youth Development Network is a nonprofit in Kalamazoo County that helps support students while out of school.

The learning hubs will

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Buck partners with MedEncentive to launch employee health education rewards program

MAIT is an innovative doctor-patient aligned incentive program that nudges better health behaviors by inspiring employees to make informed medical decisions, resulting in reduced healthcare costs and a return on investment for the plan sponsor. Following each eligible office visit, doctors assign employees an information therapy (Ix®) session containing credible educational content tailored to their individual medical condition and treatment options. Through the program’s unique incentive mechanism, both doctors and employees are financially rewarded to encourage one another to engage in better healthcare and health behaviors.

“We’re excited to launch this unique reward-induced digital information therapy program, which provides people with the right information, at the right time, in the right way, so they are more knowledgeable and motivated to make better decisions about their health and treatment options,” said Brian Stitzel, U.S. Health Practice Leader of Buck.

In a five-year study, recently published in the peer-reviewed Journal of

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