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10/3/2013

10/3/2013

There is no reason for computer science or system engineering courses to be ranked as "non-essential" in favor of more traditional English, math, and science courses that so often teach knowledge and skills out of context.

10/3/2013

It’s a place not that different from hundreds of small towns across Missouri and thousands more across America, where public schools are more than just centers of their communities. They represent hope for the future, the key to grasping the next rung on the economic ladder — and the promise of a better life for our kids.

10/3/2013

It's been in the works for a while, but as the town prepares for the bulk of construction as part of phase II of the Berlin High School renovation project, officials have finally had a chance to slow down a celebrate a bit.

10/3/2013

The report released Tuesday by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, a conservative think tank, also calls on lawmakers to require that the results of statewide performance evaluations for new teachers be linked back to the programs that trained them.

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October 15-17, 2013

Philadelphia, Pa.

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November 7, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

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Arlington, Va.

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October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Fla.

10/2/2013

The Stillwater Public Education Foundation launched its Tech-to-Teach campaign, a fundraising effort to raise $50,000 to equip every classroom in the district with projectors, document cameras, and other STEM-related instructional tools. The foundation announced it will jump start the campaign with a $25,000 contribution.

10/2/2013

NeuLion, a New York-based digital sports services company, has teamed up with MSG Varsity, Cablevision’s prep school network in the New York tri-state area, on a new multiplatform subscription service.

10/2/2013

Crazy For Education, the flip teaching platform that’s free for teachers and students, is looking to raise $1 million. The company plans to sell its existing library to as many as a million students worldwide. That projection would give Crazy For Education about $60 million per year in revenue.

10/2/2013

Voters in the Stanwood-Camano School District, on the coast of Skagit Bay, are being asked on the Nov. 5 ballot to approve a replacement tax levy of nearly $29 million.The levy, portioned out over five years, would support repairs to school buildings and upgrade computer technology throughout the Washington district.

10/2/2013

Conceptua Math announces Fact Fluency: a new adaptive computing module for its groundbreaking math curriculum. Fact Fluency uses personalized learning algorithms along with Conceptua’s patent-pending visual models. With the introduction of Fact Fluency, Conceptua Math adds the power of adaptive learning to its rich adaptive teaching curriculum.

10/2/2013

A well executed mobile app idea can boost student/teacher engagement and be a beneficial tool for your district. Whether you're saving your pennies or you've got money to burn, doing your app homework first will ensure that you don't waste money or time.

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