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1/23/2014

1/23/2014

The Achieve3000 App takes the differentiated learning model to the next level, allowing students to build literacy skills anytime, anywhere. The Achieve3000 App for iPad is available for free on the App Store.

1/23/2014

A bill by Republican state Rep. Jim Lucas would let licensed gun owners have firearms on school property if they leave them locked and out of sight in their vehicles.

1/23/2014

Encouraging students to share their passion for science, the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge asks students to create a one to two-minute video communicating the science behind a possible solution to an everyday problem.

1/23/2014

Each SMART flex hardware client is connected to a SMART interactive display to allow multiple collaborative learning stations to run from the processing power of a single computer, without sacrificing traditional PC functionality and performance. 

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The monitors will arrive Monday, Feb. 10, and leave Friday, Feb. 14. They are also visiting other Texas school districts in the coming weeks, said TEA spokeswoman DeEtta Culbertson.

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Under current law, the privately run publicly funded schools can contract out services, but are banned from hiring for-profit companies to operate or manage the school.

1/23/2014

A desire for more communication from Ann Arbor schools leaders with the community at large is one of several overriding major issues Superintendent Jeanice Swift found in the district in her first four months on the job.

1/23/2014

Commissioner Pam Stewart said flatly Tuesday that she is opposed to a request from local schools chiefs that the state suspend the issuance of school grades while grappling with new, controversial learning benchmarks and bringing in new statewide exams to replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test.

1/23/2014

The world's leading projection technology and a trusted partner for many of the largest consumer electronics brands, 3LCD has introduced hundreds of thousands of projectors during the last 25 years and paved the way for innovations such as ultra-short throw, interactivity and network connectivity.

1/23/2014

Costs can rise, and, because of a number of uncontrollable factors, completion dates are moving targets. Mary Todd, Tates Creek Middle, Cardinal Valley and Clays Mill all had 2012 completion dates.

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These untested common standards will lead to standardized curriculum effectively pigeonholing students for a fixed role in society via a matrix of evaluations and examinations maintained in a database that will follow each student through adulthood.

1/23/2014

Parents also had mixed emotions about the decision to keep schools open being made around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

1/23/2014

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has approved $2.6 million in contracts to build an auxiliary gym at Kalamazoo Central High School and almost $900,000 in contracts to update Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary School.

1/23/2014

Education resources that cost money including class-size reduction or higher teacher salaries — are linked positively with student outcomes. Things costing money benefit students, and there's little convincing evidence to suggest there are more cost-effective alternatives.

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The new network is enabling ORCSD to securely support Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and to connect the district-owned mobile devices already deployed in its classrooms, expanding student access to online educational materials and resources.

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