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Education Advanced Acquires Standard For Success, Expands Line of Solutions for K-12 Administration — THE Journal

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Education Advanced Acquires Standard For Success, Expands Line of Solutions for K-12 Administration

K–12 operations management software provider Education Advanced today announced it has acquired Indiana-based Standard For Success, a provider of education evaluation and feedback software that was founded by teachers in 2011.

Standard For Success solutions are merging with those of Education Advanced, which include tools such as Cardonex, TestHound, and Embarc (formerly BYOC) that help school K–12 school district leaders streamline operations and increase efficiency, according to a news release. Terms of the deal with the privately owned Standard For Success were not disclosed. Education Advanced is a Serent Capital portfolio company.

Education Advanced’s expanded line of products now includes subscription software to help with master scheduling, staff planning, curriculum management, assessment coordination, educator growth, graduation tracking, and program evaluation, the company said.

Standard For Success, recently named

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Could Wilmington’s Emergency Management Coordinator face consequences for protesting coronavirus-related requirements?

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Where does the right to free speech end? While the constitution grants all the right to free speech, it does not protect anyone from any potential consequences of that speech.

The City of Wilmington’s Emergency Management Coordinator Natosha Tew has repeatedly spoken out against vaccines, masks, and more hot-button issues at New Hanover County Board of Education meetings. On at least two occasions, deputies have removed Tew from meetings, not based on the content of her speech, but for violating rules of decorum set by the Board of Education.

Despite speaking on school board policies, they closely align with city policies that were enacted during the height of the pandemic.

For example, Tew was removed from a NHC Board of Education meeting in February for going past her allocated speaking time.

While her removal might not constitute a punishable offense in the eyes of the City,

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Torrington wellness center’s diabetes education program receives accreditation

TORRINGTON — Community Health & Wellness Center’s Diabetes Education Program has achieved the milestone of accreditation by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, according to a statement.

Accreditation represents a high level of quality and service to the community, and the ability to better meet the needs of Medicare recipients and others affected by diabetes in the Northwest corner.

CHWC offers individual diabetes education appointments as well as nutritional counseling at the Torrington office, at 469 Migeon Avenue, and the Winsted office at 10 Center St.


Diabetes educators include Elizabeth Caruthers, RDN, CDCES,program coordinator; Cristin Davis, RN and Amy Mayerjak, RN.

Heather Matthews, Community Health Worker, facilitates outreach and addresses needs related to social determinants of health. The team strives to provide quality diabetes self-management education and support to enable their patients to live well with diabetes, according to the statement.

“Ninety-nine percent of care for diabetes falls

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Free Financial Education Workshop For College Students, Recent Grads

Young adults who have graduated or will be in their senior year in the fall will be eager to start working and earning a living. But at what point should they begin to think, “What can I do now to achieve my financial and lifestyle goals?” Having a greater understanding of finance management in early adulthood better establishes them for the future.

Bayside Tax & Wealth, a Port Washington-based, full-service financial services firm is offering a free financial education workshop for students who are still in college or have recently graduated. There is no charge for the workshop, which will cover general finance management topics like credit, savings, investing, budgeting, and initial and longer-term financial goals such as buying a car and a home, for example.

“During the end of a young adult’s college years or right after they graduate is the most important time for them to learn about

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Saturday May 14, 2022