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The Latino Family Literacy Project collaborates with UNT to engage English-learner families
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Los Angeles, CA, January 03, 2018 — Beginning this month, The Latino Family Literacy Project will collaborate with the University of North Texas (UNT) and bring its award-winning parent involvement program for English Learners to 15 elementary schools in the Carrollton Farmers Branch Independent School District (CFBISD). During the course of the five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education, The Latino Family Literacy Project will train a combined 150 in-service and pre-service teachers with the goal of improving literacy instruction and the family engagement skills of teachers who work with English-learners (ELs) in the...

Experimenting with music accelerates child development
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Studies have shown that the first five years of a child's life are fundamentally important to their growth and learning achievement. Nurturing musical development early maximizes children’s musical learning opportunities and provides them with the readiness needed for music instruction later in life. The University of North Texas College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program exposes young children – infants to age 5 – to a rich, music-filled environment in which they participate in listening, vocal exploration and music babble. These skills eventually lead to beat competency and accurate singing.

“With your child, you...

UNT makes city proud
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The football season is over for the University of North Texas Mean Green and for Ryan High School. They brought a lot of pride to Denton during the 2017 gridiron campaign.

The Mean Green ended its season with a 50-30 defeat at the hands of the Troy University Trojans in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday.

Ryan High suffered its first loss of the season Friday night when Highland Park High School defeated the Raiders 45-35 in a Class 5A state semifinal game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The Mean Green carved out a 9-5 season record. Ryan High went 14-1. Those are impressive records that team members can...

Green and LEED-Certified Stadium Design
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Though it remains to be seen whether the Atlanta Falcons will meet expectations for the season, the National Football League team’s athletic facility has already earned the highest marks when it comes to being green. In mid-November 2017, the 2 million-square-foot Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta became the world’s first LEED Platinum–certified professional sports stadium.

Designed by HOK and home to the Falcons and the Atlanta United Major League Soccer (MLS) club, the stadium hosts 4,000 photo-voltaic (PV) panels, which should generate 1.6 million kilowatt hours per year—enough to power nine football games—and has...

What are the best online MBA schools?
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There is a wide variety of online MBA schools out there, but there is a short list of the best programs available. Here we'll take a look at general rankings of online MBA schools, as well as an in-depth look at different factors that may make your online MBA school decision easier.

The Financial Times released a list of the top 40 distance learning MBA programs in 2008. Ranked by the number of enrolled students, the University of Phoenix online came out on top with 40,000 enrolled students and 7 MBA specializations. Other notable schools to make the Financial Times list include University of Nebraska-Lincoln s UNL...