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6/11/2012

6/11/2012

Tales2Go, the leading provider of streaming audio books for kids, is pleased to announce it has been selected as a finalist by Cynopsis Media for their 2012 Kids !magination Award for Best Educational App.

6/11/2012

The Rhode Island Association of School Committees has endorsed eBOARD as a tool to help school system leadership teams work more efficiently in aligning their limited resources and time with their strategic plans, meetings, policies and evaluations.

6/11/2012

Hatch and Teaching Strategies, LLC have partnered to align Hatch’s iStartSmart computer learning system with Teaching Strategies GOLD assessment system.

6/11/2012

The average income of Americans differs by state, county, city and ZIP code, obviously. At each level, the amount residents earn every year impacts available government services, health and overall quality of life. This is especially true when education is examined by school district. 

6/11/2012

Public school districts will be encouraged in the upcoming months to consolidate or share administrative services in order to free up more money for the classroom, Gov. Mary Fallin said Friday. Oklahoma has 522 school districts, and that’s too many, Fallin told newspaper publishers and editors attending the Oklahoma Press Association’s annual convention.

6/11/2012

Utah is making big strides in getting more high school students to graduate, although not all agencies agree on how to measure those strides.

6/11/2012

A temporary fix to the state school funding formula will mean a loss of about $54,660 to the Washington School District next year, but officials say it could have been much worse.

6/11/2012

Arizona's largest school district has a building-repair crisis.

6/11/2012

He steered into the high school parking lot, clicked off the ignition and scanned the scraps of his recent weeks. Crinkled chip bags on the dashboard. Soda cups at his feet. And on the passenger seat, a rumpled SAT practice book whose owner had been told since fourth grade he was headed to the Ivy League. Pencils up in 20 minutes.

6/11/2012

After finding out students at Twin Falls high schools won’t get mobile computing devices for another couple of years, Superintendent Wiley Dobbs is left with unanswered questions.

6/11/2012

Facing what officials call an "alarming" financial outlook, the Tucson Unified School District is once again considering closing more schools.

6/11/2012

It had been years since Principal Kathleen Lowry pulled extra desks from the dusty attic of St. Stanislaus, the only Catholic school left in this port city. But after Indiana began offering parents vouchers in the spring of 2011 to pay for private tuition, she had to bring down 30 spare desks and hire three teachers' aides.

6/8/2012

6/8/2012

Adaptive Curriculum, a web-based concept mastery solution that strengthens math and science performance, has been selected as a key content provider for a new blended learning model that will be implemented at Kramer Middle School next school year.

6/8/2012

OverDrive Read provides instant eBook access on tablets, smartphones and computers to connect readers with books, authors and booksellers.

6/8/2012

Through the Ready, Steady, GO! Program, 99 teachers in 28 states received grants of $100 to $500 to conduct innovative, hands-on learning projects in their classrooms.

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