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Epson Interactive and Projector Technologies Win 2011 EdTech Digest Awards

Epson has been recognized by the 2011 EdTech Digest Awards in three separate categories – the BrightLink Solo and PowerLite 96W projector were selected as winners and the BrightLink 455Wi was selected as a finalist.

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Science Education Spending in the U.S. Flattens

Educating people in science and engineering leads to growth in research and technology that, in turn, leads to jobs in manufacturing the devices that those people invent.

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New York Governor Cuomo Puts Money Where His Mouth Is

As expected, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo released his proposed state budget, and overall it contained good news for public education: a 4 percent across-the-state aid increase for schools. About $800 million of that will go to poor districts, The New York Times reports.

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Practical advice:


Create a healthy and budget-friendly foods menu at your school.

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Increasing parental engagement with classroom websites.


This web seminar explores a new program for improving the parent-school relationship called Classroom Connections Challenge from Shutterfly.

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Teachers Approve Tentative Contract in Michigan District

The Bay City Education Association, representing 450 teachers, has tentatively approved a new contract with Bay City Public Schools, the two sides said in a joint press release on Tuesday.

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Critics Dominate Hearing on Indiana School Grading Changes

Critics were virtually the only people who showed up for a public hearing on proposed rules changes they claim will lead to more schools being taken over by the state.

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Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' Barred from Arizona Public Schools

Two years ago, Arizona made headlines with its ban on ethnic studies in the state’s schools, and the Tucson school district in particular was under the spotlight for its Mexican-American Studies Program.

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Plymouth-Canton School District in Michigan Banning Books

There’s an interesting controversy going on in the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, a middle-class school district in Western Wayne County. It has to do with banning books.

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Mississippi Charter School Law Rated Worst in Nation

For the second year in a row, Mississippi has the nation's weakest charter school law according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' annual ranking of state charter school laws. Maine's law ranks first.

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