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MoneyGram Foundation and Simon Says Give Break Guinness World Record

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer and payment services company, is excited to announce that the MoneyGram Foundation and U.S.-based, nonprofit organization Simon ...

Dynamic New Tool Gives Parents a Gut Check of How Prepared their Child is...

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today Learning Heroes announces the launch of its Readiness Check, an innovative, digital tool to help parents and guardians have a better understanding of how well their child has ...

Colgate-Palmolive Honors Hispanic Heritage Month through Annual Educational Grant Program for High School Students...

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In partnership with Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Colgate-Palmolive is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with its annual Haz la U™ ("Make the U-Turn") educational grant program. Now in ...

Chili’s Team Member Receives 2018 National GED Testing Service Award

DALLAS, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, Chili's® Grill & Bar Team Member (better known as ChiliHead internally), Robert Valencia, accepted the 2018 National GED Testing Service Award during the Annual Testing Service ...

New Report Highlights How Exclusionary Discipline Leads Students to Disconnect from School

WASHINGTON and BOSTON, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Harsh school discipline policies and practices are leading students—particularly students of color and students with disabilities—to disconnect from school, according to a ...

Khan Academy and ETS Partner to Create Free Test Prep for Aspiring Teachers

PRINCETON, New Jersey, and MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- To help aspiring teachers succeed and to bolster the pipeline of future teachers, the nonprofit organizations ETS and Khan Academy announced a ...

After 15 Years Of Gains, For The First Time No State Is Below 71...

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In 2001, the national high school graduation rate stood at 71 percent. Fifteen years later – and for the first time ever, no state in the nation has a high school graduation rate below ...

Istituto Marangoni Miami Names Inaugural Academic Excellence Scholarship Winner

MIAMI, June 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Istituto Marangoni Miami, considered one of the world's top ten fashion colleges, has named Destiny Charles, a senior at DASH, the inaugural winner of the prestigious university's new ...

Biggest dinosaur ever discovered arrives at the Field Museum

CHICAGO, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This week, the Field Museum in Chicago unveiled a cast of the largest dinosaur ever discovered, and his name's Máximo. The 122-foot-long touchable cast takes up a third of the Museum's ...

Out for Undergrad (O4U) Names Goldman Sachs as Host of LGBTQ Undergrad Leadership Business...

NEW YORK, May 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Out for Undergrad (O4U), founder of the nation's most prestigious LGBTQ+ undergraduate leadership training conferences, has again named Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) in New York as its ...

Boxing Legend Oscar De La Hoya Helps To Honor Teachers At Green Dot Public...

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Boxing legend, Olympic Gold Medalist and 10-time world champion in six different weight classes Oscar De La Hoya gave the keynote Green Dot Public School's Sixth Annual Golden Dot ...

Vallarta Supermarkets Contributes $110,000 To Local Education Organizations To Support Higher Education For California...

SYLMAR, Calif., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Vallarta Supermarkets, one of the nation's largest Hispanic supermarket chains has announced it is contributing $110,000 to local education organizations to support Latino students ...

Millennials and the Tough Road Ahead

PRINCETON, N.J., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Tens of millions of America's nearly 80 million millennials, the diverse generation of Americans between roughly 16 and 34, are not positioned to thrive in today's world in terms ...

Winning Students Earn Green for Being Green in Lexus Eco Challenge

PLANO, Texas, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- It's fashionable to be green, according to the Grand Prize winners of the 11th annual Lexus Eco Challenge competition. By creating jewelry and homemade candles from reusable ...

Teens Changing Driving Behavior: Finalists Announced In National Public Service Announcement Challenge

SILVER SPRING, Maryland, April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- A short video message from teens to their peers to encourage safe driving habits might be all that is needed to avoid dangerous driving situations. That is the premise ...

Celebrities Call on Students to Shock the Culture of Cruelty and Eliminate Hate, Discrimination,...

STOMP Out Bullying joins forces with Nick Cannon (MTV's Wild 'N Out), Logan Browning (Netflix's Dear White People), J.J. Totah (NBC's Champions), and Sarah McBride (LGBTQ Activist) to launch National Culture Week NEW YORK CITY, April 10, ...

Bringing Learning To Life: Alliance To Help Pre-K Teachers Obtain Classroom Resources Enters Second...

PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Thousands of tiny, wide-eyed faces will light up this year as a result of the $5 million alliance between the PNC Foundation and DonorsChoose.org, which is entering its second year of ...

Scholastic Literacy Pro™ Named Primary Resource/ Equipment Supplier of the Year at The 2018...

NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Literacy Pro™, an innovative digital reading and assessment program from the international division of Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, was ...

Advocates Set New Goal to Graduate 90 Percent of Homeless Students by 2030, Enroll...

Launches new national campaign, Education Leads Home, led by four nonprofit partners at SXSW EDU today Ten students, who have experienced homelessness, to receive college scholarships AUSTIN, Texas, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR ...

“Dead Sea Scrolls” Coming To Denver

DENVER, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "Dead Sea Scrolls," the exhibition that has captivated millions around the world, will open at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on March 16. The presenting sponsor is the Sturm ...

Nearly 54,000 Hispanics Killed With Guns in U.S. Since 1999, Two Thirds of Deaths...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 54,000 Hispanics were killed with guns in the United States from 1999 through 2015, with an average of more than 3,100 gun deaths per year, according to a new study by the Violence Policy Center ...

America’s Promise Alliance and AT&T Announce GradNation Acceleration Grant Recipients in Five States

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- America's Promise Alliance, with generous support from AT&T, announced today the selection of five GradNation Acceleration Grant recipients, as part of the GradNation campaign to ...

Café Bustelo® El Café del Futuro Scholarship Now Open for 2018 Applications

ORRVILLE, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Café Bustelo® is partnering with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to launch the fifth-annual Café Bustelo El Café del Futuro Scholarship. Eligible U.S. ...

Scotiabank recognized by Junior Achievement Americas with 2017’s Transforming Education Award

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Scotiabank has been recognized by Junior Achievement Americas (JA) as the winner of the 2017 Transforming Education Award, the maximum recognition that JA gives to its partners at the ...

New PSAs from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Ad Council Remind Adult...

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service ads (PSAs) for the national Finish Your Diploma campaign, which provides adults with the ...

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