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1/29/2014

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The Eco series includes six projectors ranging from 2600-3200 lumens and offers both standard throw XGA/WXGA, and fixed short-throw XGA/WXGA.

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UClass.io For Schools is a centralized, searchable district-wide resource exchange that lets teachers share, find and organize resources that are created for the new Common Core standards.

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The Meade School District in South Dakota is on the verge of making a giant leap into technology by spending just shy of $800,000 over the next three years for 750 student computers and 70 staff computers. The program is being dubbed the one-to-one initiative, meaning each student at the high school would get his or her own computer.

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The Cleveland school district won’t be able to build as many new schools as the district had hoped, after a new projection shows the number of students in the district falling faster than earlier predictions.

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A year after then-state Auditor General Jack Wagner released an audit of Pittsburgh Public Schools, his replacement, Eugene DePasquale, stood beside new Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Monday to announce the auditor general will review the school district again.

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The plan includes proposals for a universal enrollment system and a broad partnership with charter school networks that are already on their way to serving half of Camden’s students within the next five years.

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Columbus city schools played "fast and loose" with attendance data, grade changes and other records and documentation, according to a report released Tuesday by Ohio's auditor.

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In San Francisco, the school board is considering a resolution that would restrict the use of suspension to more serious offenses, including fights or bringing weapons, drugs or alcohol to school.

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Fairfax County Public Schools is making changes following the hiring of seven convicted felons as teachers.

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Starting in the fall, any high school student in Texas will be able to graduate from Hallsville ISD through a new, tuition-free, virtual academy that the district plans to launch online in time for the 2014-15 academic year. The Hallsville ISD Virtual High School has been approved by the Texas Education Agency and added to the state’s Virtual School Network, which only includes five other public school districts.

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Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced that its Common Core mathematics curriculum for grades 6-8 has been adopted by the California State Board of Education. As students progress through the courses, they engage in extended problem sets and apply learning to the context of real-world situations, preparing them for success in higher level mathematics courses.

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In his previous State of the Union speeches, the president has focused on the importance of STEM education, citing the need to impart the next generation with skills necessary to compete and succeed in the modern workforce.

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Personalized learning is beginning to produce positive results in student achievement as it becomes more established in districts nationwide. These success stories are encouraging more districts to adopt the tech-heavy learning model that’s designed to customize education for each student.

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November 4-7, 2014

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The Bett show in London is where the best new technology for the world's classrooms makes its public debut. CNET has been cruising the show floor, casting eyes over the top tech trends, which this year include enormous touch screens, 3D printers and programmable robots.

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