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9/28/2012

9/28/2012

Flagship New York City campus of new independent school finds its audio book solution for individualized mobile learning.

9/28/2012

The program provides structured, sequential, scaffolded instruction in the five areas of reading for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5.

9/28/2012

Beginning in October, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) will kick off Easy Access and Search for Education (EASE), a month-long campaign that aims to raise awareness about the negative effects of information overload on educators’ and students’ online search experiences.

9/27/2012

9/27/2012

As a company committed to raising enthusiasm for STEM and addressing the technology gap in classrooms, Samsung created Solve for Tomorrow in 2010 to promote STEM education as a way to foster sustainable innovations and an environmentally-aware society.

9/27/2012

The Green Apple initiative will raise public awareness around the importance of educating our students in healthy, safe and efficient places that enhance learning. 

9/27/2012

The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of 16 leading education associations with more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools, was chosen by FRONTLINE, a production of WGBH, Boston, to author a community screening guide for their segment,Middle School Moment.

9/27/2012

As a result of this acquisition, Lenovo will add significant new technologies and accelerate its capabilities for both commercial and consumer cloud offerings, particularly the ability to provide secure content across multiple devices in education and government.

9/27/2012

In a vote along party lines, the Wake County Board of Education voted Tuesday afternoon to fire the school district's superintendent, paying him approximately $250,000 in severance pay.

9/27/2012

It's a campaign believed to be unprecedented in its size and aggressiveness: New York City is dispensing the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have had sex.

9/27/2012

Michael Hayhurst, the superintendent of a group of High Desert charter schools, resigned Monday after a joke he made about Michelle Obama earlier this month brought condemnation from around the nation.

9/27/2012

In a vote of 5 to 2, the Duval County School Board chose a Miami, Florida bureaucrat for its next Superintendent of Schools.

9/27/2012

Cleveland County’s overall SAT score improved last school year, but it still trailed the state and national averages.

9/27/2012

Ninety-three percent of Virginia’s 1,836 public schools are fully accredited and meeting all state standards for achievement in English, mathematics, history and science — and graduation, in the case of high schools — the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) announced today.

9/27/2012

The Philadelphia School District is preparing to close roughly 40 schools in June, and officials want your opinion on how they should pick which ones to shutter.

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