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The "Age of Mobilism" in K12 education


An interactive discussion about classroom applications of mobile technology.

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Breakthrough Clorox Product Marks New Era in Cafeteria Degreasing

The new Clorox degreasing products utilize unique technology to remove heavy-duty, grease-related soils found in various foodservice operations, from commercial kitchens in restaurants and hotels, to cafeterias in schools, universities and offices.

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Samsung Introduces Tod Pike as New Senior VP of Enterprise Business Division

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the hire of Tod Pike, formerly of Canon USA Inc.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Algebra 1 Common Core App Honored

HMH Fuse: Algebra 1 Common Core App has been named an Official Honoree in the Experimental & Innovation category in the 16th Annual Webby Awards. 

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Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Selects CTB/McGraw-Hill to Develop Next Generation of Assessments for Common Core

CTB will develop nearly 10,000 test items for new assessments that will help schools evaluate students' progress toward meeting the Common Core State Standards.

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School District 64 Adds 2012 “Bright Red Apple Award” to its Accolades

Park Ridge-Niles School District 64 is one of only 79 Illinois school districts to earn the 2012 Bright Red Apple Award for educational excellence from SchoolSearch, an independent research and consulting firm. It’s the 18th year that District 64 was selected for “providing students with an outstanding educational environment,” the award notes.

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North Penn School District Receives $1.17 Million Grant

North Penn officials were applauded at a school board meeting Thursday after the announcement that the district had received a $1.17 million grant.

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Education Guru Tries to Close Latino Education Gap

There is no better time for a Latino to be representing the Department of Education, now that recently released data shows Latinos are lagging behind others when it comes to getting college degrees.

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Indianapolis Schools Turn Focus From Construction to Curriculum

Six years ago, Kim Cole's son attended second grade in a small room with glass walls.

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The Critical Task of Hiring a New Chief

When the Allendale (N.J.) School District approached Michael Osnato last year for assistance in finding a new superintendent, Osnato knew it could be a challenge. Although the search firm he founded and runs, Leadership Advantage, had completed 80 school executive searches in New Jersey, a governor-mandated pay cap on superintendent salaries, based on district enrollment, had shrunk candidate pools already affected by retiring baby boomers.

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