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Epson expands line of projectors for large venues

Epson introduced eight new PowerLite Pro G-Series projectors delivering enhanced connectivity and installation flexibility for large spaces. The new models have a built-in HDBaseT interface for easier connectivity.

How can your librarian help bolster brain-based teaching practices?

Transitioning back to an inquiry-based approach to instruction requires students to take a more active role and asks teachers to step back into a supportive position. It can be a tough transition for many students and their teachers, but turning to the school librarian for support could make the transition a little easier.

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Ohio superintendent wants to cut school testing

The state superintendent recommended reducing testing by nearly 20 percent. Superintendent Richard Ross also made numerous recommendations, including eliminating the fall third-grade reading exam.

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A new Knowledge Delivery Systems and Insight Education course debuts

Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc. and Insight Education Group have developed an online course that helps teachers implement new practices that will have a direct impact on their students’ achievement of college and career readiness standards.

Research Solutions subsidiary expands reach with three new deals

Research Solutions' Reprints Desk, Inc. subsidiary signed new agreements with University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions Consortium of Libraries, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services, and the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium to provide group purchase pricing incentives to more than 200 academic library members.

ClassDojo updates helps teachers, parents and students communicate better

ClassDojo, a teaching aid platform designed for use in schools, updated its core offering to provide a specifically tailored view for teachers, students and parents. On the teacher’s side of things, the app allows for feedback to be given directly from any student or parent profile.

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Sandy Hook panel urges stricter bullet limit

The possession or sale of guns capable of firing 10 bullets or more without reloading would be prohibited under a controversial recommendation supported by the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.

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Los Angeles schools adding dinner to free meals

The nation’s second-largest school district is doubling the number of students served dinner, with an eye toward eventually offering it at every school.

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Long Island superintendent to take Connecticut position

Dan Brenner, the superintendent of Roslyn Public Schools in Roslyn, New York, is the finalist for the job of next Darien superintendent of schools in Connecticut. Brenner will retire from Roslyn effective at the end of the school year.

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Lancaster superintendent for Pa. education secretary post

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf has chosen Pedro Rivera, superintendent of the Lancaster school district, as his nominee to lead the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Rivera has been superintendent of the School District of Lancaster since 2008.

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