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Parsons Paris Announces New Fashion and Luxury Educational Online Program for High School Students

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 5 dicembre 2019

Parsons Paris, the European campus of The New School’s world-renowned Parsons School of Design, today announced a new online course for high school students, Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury, a dynamic behind-the-scenes learning journey into the fashion industry. Exploring the compelling history, trends, and culture of fashion, the multidisciplinary course is taught by acclaimed faculty members from Parsons Paris and features additional interviews and exclusive content by industry leaders from top Paris fashion and luxury brands including Louis Vuitton, Dior, Balmain, and more.With 30-hours of immersive, interactive coursework, Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury provides young learners with a unique opportunity to gain unparalleled access to the global fashion and design landscape in a fun, supportive educational environment. Students learn from award-winning professors and industry leaders on a variety of topics and themes that create a solid foundation for a future in the fashion and design industries. The course culminates in the Parsons Paris Insider’s Challenge, where students can use their learnings from the course and their creativity to propose solutions to real-world fashion and luxury scenarios.The new course features overviews of career pathways in fashion, luxury goods, accessories, and marketing; in-depth explorations of how sustainability, technology, and social issues are impacting the industry; and how brands can innovate and be successful in the 21st century. Students will also learn about the history of celebrated fashion houses, key elements that define luxury brands, what makes a best-selling product, and more.The multidisciplinary course combines one-on-one mentoring; fun, high production lectures; over 100 videos with fashion and luxury leaders and Parsons Paris faculty; assignments with individualized student feedback; and out of class discussions—all conducted online with user-friendly technology. Classes are led by Parsons Paris faculty members Eros Erotokritos, a fashion designer with two boutiques in Paris; Anna Krutiy, a marketing and product development expert; and Badara Ndiaye, an influencer and creative director.

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US News & World Report ranked ISCHS as Florida’s best Charter High School for 2019

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 7 Maggio 2019

The International Studies Charter High School (ISCHS) awards dual diplomas — American and European. Students learn in English, Spanish, Italian, and French. It ranked as America’s 11th Best Charter High School and also ranked as Florida’s 4th Best High School. Earning a 100% college-readiness score, ISCHS prepares students for advanced studies. Founded in 2004, ISCHS partners with Spain, Italy and France.
Academica is one of the nation’s most successful charter school service organizations. It supports ISCHS as well as 11 of the Top 100 Best High Schools in Florida. Twenty-five Academica-serviced schools received 2019 Best High School rankings. Of those schools, 23 in Florida, one in Nevada and one in Texas.Two Doral Academy charter high schools ranked in the Top 50 High Schools in Florida. Two Mater Academy high schools also ranked in the Top 50, as did Somerset Arts Conservatory and Somerset Academy High School in Pembroke Pines.
US News & World Report studied 23,000 public high schools in all 50 states and DC to rank the best. The rankings focus on college readiness using student performance in six categories. They are results on AP and IB exams, math and reading scores, and success with low-income and minority students. Although charter high schools represent 10% of the country’s 26,000 public high schools, they comprise 23% of the top 100 public high schools. Within the top 5 percent of ranked schools, more than 18 percent are charter schools.

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UnitedHealth Group Supporting People Affected by Mass Shooting at Santa Fe High School

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 22 Maggio 2018

UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), are opening Optum’s Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people affected by the recent mass shooting at Santa Fe High School, located approximately 30 miles south of Houston.Optum’s toll-free help line number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary. The service is free of charge and open to anyone. The help line offers specially trained Optum mental health specialists to help people manage their stress and anxiety so they can continue to address their everyday needs. Callers may also receive referrals to community resources to help them with specific concerns, including financial and legal matters.“Unexpected violence and loss can result in feelings of fear, panic, grief or guilt among people who have a connection to the event and others in the community, or even those who are watching it on the news,” said Martin H. Rosenzweig, M.D., chief medical officer, Optum Behavioral Solutions. “These feelings can emerge days or even weeks later. Talking through these reactions with caring professionals is an important source of support during difficult times.”

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