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2/5/2013

2/5/2013
As teaching and technology are increasingly intertwined, rural schools, including some in the area, often are left lacking access to the high-speed broadband necessary to keep up with the latest education trends.
2/5/2013
With 4,000 staff members to train, the Rockwood School District in Eureka, MO needed an easier way to ensure that all staff members were completing their six annual, and mandatory, compliance trainings.
2/5/2013
Super Duper Publications is pleased to introduce Navi-Gator, a picture-mapping communication program for parents and children, and the Navi-Doll, a soft, green, plush alligator toy that will become your child’s good communication buddy.
2/5/2013
As part of a grant received for Assistive Technology, the Benton County Board of Education in Camden, Tennessee, has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, in the delivery of online speech and language services.
2/5/2013
Taxpayer dollars are missing, and chances are the state will never get them back.
2/5/2013
School officials from Passaic Valley High School are considering a policy to allow the school's principal, who is a retired police officer, to carry his concealed weapon in school.
2/5/2013

It has been more than half a century since the Supreme Court decided in Brown v. Board of Education that separate is inherently unequal and legally, ended public school segregation. And yet, our schools are now more racially isolated than they were in the civil rights era.

2/5/2013
Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today introduced the BrightLink® 436Wi – a fully integrated, portable short-throw interactive projector.

2/4/2013

2/4/2013
The federal government's push for drastic reforms at chronically low-achieving schools has led to takeovers by charter operators, overhauls of staff and curriculum, and even school shutdowns across the country.
2/4/2013
iCreate to Educate announces a forthcoming strategic partnership with Kaplan Early Learning Group. Although specific details of the investment remain undisclosed, the aim of this partnership is to better leverage each company’s product line and strengthen its mutual market presence.
2/4/2013
The LearnPad took home the show’s top prize as: “BETT 2013 Best Digital Device”. The LearnPad was one of 5 finalists among submissions from leading edtech, software, and hardware companies.
2/4/2013
The annual conference is hosted by Staff Development for Educators (SDE), a New Hampshire-based professional development company serving pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educators nationwide. The National Conference on Differentiated Instruction is one of five national conferences hosted by SDE each summer.
2/4/2013
Horizon Software International – developers of the popular MyPaymentsPlus.com online prepayment system for K-12 school meal, service and activity fees – continues making gains in delivering mobile solutions to consumers with the release of the free MyPaymentsPlus app for Android users.
2/4/2013
During her three years as Washington D.C. public schools chancellor, Michelle Rhee raised eyebrows with her tough-love approach to fixing a failing school system. And when I sat down with Rhee on “This Week,” the controversial education reformer made no apologies for her rough-and-tumble philosophy.
2/4/2013
Glastonbury (Conn.) Public Schools is the latest district to roll out a plan to provide iPads to its 2,200 high school students—and it is only the first step to significantly reduce textbook costs and focus on providing a 21st-century learning environment for its students.

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