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Education Data Companies Chosen

New York state education officials Monday said they selected four companies to build a broad education database that will host students' test scores, curriculum materials and education apps, paid for by up to $50 million in federal Race to the Top funds.

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Paul Vallas for Sale


The non-traditional schools chief teams with Cambium to reform struggling districts.

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Assessment Tools for School Wellness


Survey for principals: a checklist examining food and physical activity wellness policies at the school level

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HP No. 1 in U.S. and Global Desktop Workstation Market Share

HP today announced that industry research firm IDC reported that, for the first time, HP leads U.S. market share in the desktop workstation category, and was the global share leader during the second quarter of 2012.

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Mawi Learning and Florida Virtual School Join Forces to Teach Students 21st Century Leadership Skills Vital to Their Success

Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) and Mawi Learning have come together to offer Leadership Skills Development, a cutting-edge, two-semester course that will dramatically improve the opportunity students of all backgrounds have to succeed in high school, college and life.

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Samsung Brings the Galaxy Tab 2 Back to School with Student Edition

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announces that its Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 device will be available in special Student Edition, beginning 8/19 and for two weeks only.

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NJASA Announces New Initiative for Districts to Save Big by Going Paperless

Citing the need to reduce costs for hundreds of recurring school district meetings including school board, cabinet and department meetings, NJASA announced the new EduPortal e-Convene online service, which is now available to NJ school districts for a low subscription cost to its members.

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300,000 Education Jobs Lost, White House Urges Investment

Budget cuts are forcing districts to scale back on teachers and staff, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer school days, according to a White House report released Saturday.

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Mother Sues Wood County School Board to End Single-Sex Classes

The ACLU of West Virginia on behalf of a Parkersburg mother is taking Wood County school officials to court for a program implemented in one of the county's middle school's that separates certain classes by sex.

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Wash. STEM Makes $1.2M in New Education Grants

A Washington nonprofit organization is announcing $1.2 million in new grants to encourage better science, technology, engineering and math teaching.

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