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Idaho Dept. of Ed Partners With Discovery Education to Provide Digital Content to Schools

The Idaho State Department of Education announced it has signed an agreement with Discovery Education to provide digital content to classrooms across Idaho for the next five years. 

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Lexia Learning Announces Lexia Reading for the iPad

Currently in development, this app is the only research-validated literacy program available on the iPad, and will provide the full functionality of Lexia Reading. The app will be available later this year. 

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Early eBook Pioneer Bookshare Marks Decade of Innovations

Bookshare, the global leader in providing digital accessible books to people with print disabilities, announced its 10th anniversary this month. 

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Kan. District Leaders Expect Infrastructure Upgrades to Save Nearly $154,000 Annually

Education leaders at Rock Creek (Kan.) Unified School District 323 expect recently completed energy efficiency upgrades to save the district nearly $154,000 a year and has won "Energy Efficiency Leader Award" from Trane. 

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Superintendent Candidate Foose Known for Reform Work

In her 15 years working in Maryland public schools, Howard County Public School System superintendent candidate Renee Foose has developed a "proven record of success" in reforming schools to meet new standards of achievement, according to a system statement on her candidacy released Monday morning.

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Opinion: The Education Crisis — Success Requires Partnership Between Parents, Administrators, Teachers and Students

The complex issues in education require an understanding of all sides when it comes to being a success in our education ventures.

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Delaware Joins Chinese language Education Consortium

Delaware is one of four state education agencies, four Chinese Flagship Centers and numerous school districts from across 10 states that are working collaboratively to implement K-12 Chinese education pathways over the next three years.

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Court Upholds Limits on Religious Messages in Schools

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact Monday two rulings by the federal appeals court in San Francisco that limit the ability of teachers and charter schools to spread religious messages in the classroom.

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Mo. School District Told to Replace Web Filter Blocking Pro-Gay Sites

Students using the computers at Camdenton High School here in central Missouri have been able to access the Web sites for Exodus International, as well as People Can Change, antigay organizations that counsel men and women on how to become heterosexual.

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No Texas Investigation Following Cheating Report

The Texas Education Agencyhas no plans to investigate suspicious test scores in Houston, Dallas and other state school districts that point to the possibility of cheating and is questioning the methodology of a new report that indicated the suspect scores.

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