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Skilljar Merges Online Education and Digital Currency with Bitcoin

Skilljar, a technology-based company, recently declared that its online education platform will accept payments for the sessions through Bitcoin. Skilljar enables firms to offer online courses and deliver them directly to their clients for training and supporting education worldwide. 577 more words

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PHOTOS: Touring the brand new Helena High School

As Helena gets set to open the doors on their brand new high school, take a tour of the new facility here! Click here for photos.

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Facebook safety tips to help monitor your child’s social media usage

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Social media sites can present many challenges for parents trying to monitor their children’s online activity and respect their privacy. But safetyweb.com, offers some sensible steps parents can take without invading a child’s privacy. 110 more words

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Back to School 2014: First day of school for central Alabama school systems

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — It’s feels like only yesterday that kids were getting out of school for the summer, not it’s time to head back for a brand new school year! 167 more words

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HUGS changing lives in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) – The HUGS: Heads-Up Guidance Services group wants to get you off the streets, healthy and back to work.

HUGS is a local non-profit counseling and vocational guidance service for disadvantaged citizens of Savannah. 404 more words

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Georgia's pre-kindergarten numbers on a rise

ATLANTA (AP) – Department of Early Care and Learning officials say about 84,000 children are expected to enroll in Georgia’s pre-kindergarten program this year.

Department spokesman Reg Griffin says during the 2013-14 school year, the state’s voluntary pre-kindergarten program served 66 percent of 4-year-old children in the state. 98 more words

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Panel Aims To Revamp PA Ed Funding Formula

By Tony Romeo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — A new commission empanelled by the Pennsylvania legislature to redraw the state’s formula to fund basic education has held its first meeting. 268 more words

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