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6/8/2012

6/8/2012

OverDrive Read provides instant eBook access on tablets, smartphones and computers to connect readers with books, authors and booksellers.

6/8/2012

Through the Ready, Steady, GO! Program, 99 teachers in 28 states received grants of $100 to $500 to conduct innovative, hands-on learning projects in their classrooms.

6/8/2012

Starting in the 2013–14 school year, all public kindergarten classrooms in the Kentucky will use the screener to determine students’ current level of performance and support student learning through developmentally appropriate educational instruction informed by screening results.

6/8/2012

As expected, Louisiana's largest teachers association, some of its local chapters, and four individual public school teachers have filed two state lawsuits challenging the primary portions of the sweeping education overhaul that Gov. Bobby Jindal signed in April.

6/8/2012

A new study released by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unwanted Pregnancy and America’s Promise Alliance erases any doubt how schools factor in determining if students become teen parents.

6/8/2012

The Freeport Area School Board will consider final adoption of a nearly $25 million spending plan that calls for a 2 percent property tax increase.

6/8/2012

As many school districts in the Southeast Valley contend with shrinking enrollment, Chandler's public schools are counting on growth.

6/8/2012

New Jersey’s attorney general sued an iPhone app maker Wednesday, alleging that the company’s educational games collected personal information from children and then sent it to a data analytics company.

6/8/2012

Framingham State University, in partnership with several school districts, has received a $1.68 million federal grant to educate teachers of English language learners, the school announced Wednesday.

6/8/2012

Well, it's that time of year again. Time to stash a dead fish somewhere to stink up the school hallways. Time to drop tennis balls on the heads of people in the lobby. Time to cover your soon-to-be alma mater with Post-It notes.

6/8/2012

A beleaguered tutoring program for students in struggling schools won’t be back next school year.

6/8/2012

State education officials are hoping that a temporary fix to the state’s beleaguered school funding formula will defuse an explosive battle — and possible legal dispute — among the state’s more than 500 school districts.

6/7/2012

6/7/2012

ASCD announces the release of seven new PD Online courses for educators focused on differentiated instruction, Common Core State Standards implementation, and teaching students in high-poverty communities.

6/7/2012

Under their agreement, Knovation will integrate Youngzine’s dynamic, engaging and unbiased news content into Knovation’s personalized learning solutions – netTrekker Search and icurio.

6/7/2012

ClassLink announced the release of its free ClassLink LaunchPad app for iPads and iPhones available in the Apple store.

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