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2/13/2013

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Charter schools authorized by Grand Valley State University have the best academic track record; while schools authorized by Detroit Public Schools have the worst, according to a report being discussed by the State Board of Education.
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Darien parents urged the Board of Education not to cut spending for school technology at a public hearing Tuesday. "Technology is an integral part of the learning that goes on each day in our schools," said Susan Vogel, co-chair of the Council of Darien School Parents.
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Westtown (Pa.) School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, January 25 to inaugurate a new Digital Media classroom. The space supports an innovative Digital Media course in the Art Department which is consistent with a schoolwide vision for STEAM education, adding art and design to the more traditional STEM constellation – science, technology, engineering, and math.
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This guide focuses on interactive video communication, or telepresence, which simulates a traditional face-to-face environment, the very oldest form of teaching, but no longer limits students and teachers to being in the same place. Participants at multiple sites are able to see, hear, and interact with each other in real time. Telepresence is assisting K20 schools around the world in overcoming geographic and financial barriers.
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Southborough, Mass. resident Roger Challen served the town for three years as a member of the Board of Selectmen. Now he’s looking to serve the town once again, but in a different capacity.
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William "Will" Blaylock has been named chief information officer for the Rockwood (Mo.) School District, effective July 1. Blaylock, a brigade commander in the National Guard, replaces Steve Beatty, who is retiring at the end of the year.
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The Pittston (Pa.) Area School Board voted 7-2 to hire Christy Savokinas as the new director of technology and online learning coordinator during Tuesday’s regular board meeting.
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013 to Thursday, February 28, 2013
Las Vegas, Nev. 
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Monday, March 11, 2013 to Wednesday, March 13, 2013
San Diego, Calif.
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Thursday, April 11, 2013 to Sunday, April 14, 2013
San Antonio, Texas
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013 to Saturday, April 20, 2013
Denver, Colo.
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Las Cruces Public Schools
Las Cruces, N.M.

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Chicago Tech Academy
Chicago, Ill.
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Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township
Indianapolis, Ind.
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Last week we brought you the announcement of John Danner stepping down as CEO of Rocketship Education. EdSurge's Kris Hattori followed up with the serial entrepreneur to squeeze out some more details on his next edtech idea.

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