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Herff Jones-Nystrom and Smart Technologies Announce Exclusive Integration for StrataLogica

Using version 11 of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software being released in spring 2012, StrataLogica will become the first web application to integrate with the latest version of the software used by SMART customers.

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Climate Change Debate Brewing in American Classrooms

There’s a new battle brewing in America’s classrooms, and while it doesn’t have the religious implications of the evolution vs. creationism debate, it has prompted several state legislatures and local school boards to get involved.

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Harnessing Gaming for the Classroom

Paul Howard-Jones thinks he knows the answer to a question that has long puzzled both parents and professors: Why is it that the same teenagers who turn sullen and despondent when faced with a half hour of learning French verbs or organic compounds are happy to spend hours mastering the computer game Minecraft’s physics engine or the counterfactual history in Call of Duty?

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Opinion: Oakland Schools Denied Secession Bids

The Oakland school board rejected the charter school petitions submitted by the faculties of ASCEND and Learning Without Limits, public elementary schools in the Fruitvale area that want to secede from the school district.

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Vermont: New Tech Center's Focus Is Giving Students 21st-Century Skills

The curved glass and metal front of the Alamance-Burlington School System Career and Technical Education Center isn’t quite futuristic enough to be described as Jetsons-style architecture.

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in Some Schools Parents And-PTAs To Buy Technology

Asking families to buy their own educational technology runs counter to the normal way of doing things in public education.

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Spanish-Language Education Fair Aims For College Dreams

Thousands of parents waited in line Saturday morning for an education fair aimed at Hispanic families hosted by the Austin Independent School District.

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Alabama Considers Adding Charter Schools to Its Education Mix

The Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School is almost always among the nations highest-ranking schools.

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New York: Erin Brockovich Reps Ordered Off Le Roy School Grounds

Representatives of environmental crusader Erin Brockovich and an accompanying group of reporters were ordered off the grounds of LeRoy Junior-Senior High School on Saturday in an episode connected to a cluster of students there with unusual neurological symptoms.

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