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McGraw Hill Exec: iPad Mini May not be Best for Education

Amid the unveiled alongside the iPad Mini at an event on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook also brought up Apple’s leading role in education, highlighting the fact that the older full-size iPad had already been adopted by 2,500 classrooms around the U.S. in the two and a half years since it was first introduced.

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Give Charter Schools a Chance

Despite efforts by both parties to paint President Obama and Governor Romney as opposites, there is at least one policy area they agree on — the need to bolster our education system and expand the use of charter schools.

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Education a High Priority in Jackson County, Miss.

Education in Jackson County -- from pre-kindergarten to the college level -- is a priority for local business, education, and nonprofit leaders, they said Thursday during a Mississippi Press business roundtable discussion.

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Miami-Dade County Schools Wins 2012 Broad Prize

CIO Deb Karcher discusses how the district is using a new technology called geovisual analytics to enhance enrollment management and inform the most crucial district decisions.

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Gov. Scott Supports Debit Cards for Fla. Teachers

Florida's Gov. Rick Scott wants all his teachers to get state-funded debit cards they can use to purchase school supplies that many now pay for with their own money.

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Chicago Board of Education Okays Teacher Contract

The Chicago Board of Education has approved a three-year contract negotiated with the Chicago Teachers Union after a strike.

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New, Free ASCD App for iPad Brings Valuable Professional Development Content to Educators Anywhere

ASCD, a global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, has launched a new, free app for iPad bringing valuable professional development content to educators anywhere.

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New WH Question Cards Apps from Super Duper

Super Duper Publications has introduced the WH Question Cards Apps for all Apple devices, now available in the iTunes App Store.

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University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary App for iPhone Now Available

The University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce the release of a new app based on its bestselling University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary.

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NJ Freehold Borough School District Implements Anonymous Reporting System to Ensure Safe Learning Environment

In an effort to meet the requirements of the New Jersey’s Anti‐Bullying Bill of Rights and improve and maintain student safety, Freehold Borough School District is launching an online risk management, incident reporting and prevention platform called TIPS.

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