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December 4-6, 2014
Long Beach, Calif.

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The StackUp Report from StackUp LLC is built from data captured by the free StackUp Web App & Plug-In, which can currently be used on Mac and Windows. When turned on, StackUp captures and scores time spent online and categorizes it into sixty different subject areas such as news, finance and engineering.

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Three counties will receive nearly $2.9 million to improve technology infrastructure and outfit schools with high-speed Internet. In all, more than 100 Georgia school districts will receive a combined $36.7 million from the state's Connections for Classrooms funding effort.

11/5/2014

Career and technical education (CTE) isn’t what it used to be. CTE encompasses a dizzying array of subjects and skills: Everything from the traditional (auto tech and welding) to the high-tech (graphic design and animation). At the CareerTech Vision 2014 conference, topics include helping CTE teachers sharpen student literacy and coordinate with academic counterparts.

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November 21-23, 2014
Boston, Mass.

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December 3-6, 2014
San Diego, Calif.

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The head of technology for the nation's second-largest school system has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and a new student records system. Ron Chandler, LAUSD's chief information officer, started in 2010.

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The Pennsylvania district's board voted to hire another person for the district’s technology department, despite opposition from some board members. The board hired Nicholas Gallo as a technology support specialist.

11/5/2014

Sunburst Digital, Inc. announced that it will supply Rand McNally World Atlas, a new online educational resource that delivers dynamic maps with social studies, history and geography content, as well as suggestions for lesson plans and writing connections.

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February 26-28, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

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February 19-21, 2015
San Diego, Calif.

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RGS, a business unit of Avnet, Inc., introduced the RGS Visitor and Student Identification System, a new credential and individual tracking solution designed to provide a fast, easy-to-use system for logging, verifying and tracking visitors.

11/5/2014

Freire Charter School is trying to open a technology and entrepreneurship-focused high school. It’s the first time in seven years that the School District of Philadelphia is accepting applications for new charter schools and Freire, which runs a middle school and high school in Center City, will be one of those applicants.

11/5/2014

A package of bills intended to improve and support New Jersey’s vocational and technical schools got a speedy boost from the Legislature. The final passage was quick by Trenton standards – the bills intended to bolster vo-tech schools and their burgeoning career academies were introduced only five months ago.

11/5/2014

A $1.9 million state school improvement grant will fund the development of new science labs in nine schools that have received an F or D school grade this year as well as low marks in science on statewide exams.

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