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Maplesoft Launches Maple Player for iPad

Maplesoft has released the Maple Player for iPad, an application for the iPad that lets users view and interact with documents created in desktop Maple. The Maple Player is free at the App Store.

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National Center for Response to Intervention Recognizes Measures of Academic Progress for Screening

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) announced that the National Center for Response to Intervention (NCRTI) now includes Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) and MAP for Primary Grades assessments in Reading and Mathematics.

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Authorspeak Conference Draws Thousands of Educators to Indianapolis

Educators from across the U.S., Canada and the world converged in Indianapolis last week for the first-ever authorspeak, a gathering of 96 authors presenting their latest research and work as it relates to education’s top challenges.

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ASCD Observes Anniversary of IDEA

To mark the 36th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), ASCD is making a number of professional development resources available to help educators support all learning styles.

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Kentucky Dept. of Ed Uses State Education Reform As Basis for NCLB Waiver

Citing the strength of historic public education reforms already under way in Kentucky, the state on Monday submitted its application asking to be relieved of some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Calming NYC Schools With a Broader Approach to Troubled Students

Mark Ossenheimer, principal of the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in the Bronx, threw out a name to add to the list of teenagers in trouble.

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Teacher Surveys for Race to the Top Begin in a Georgia District

Rockdale County principals and teachers will be sharpening their pencils over the next few months to get up to speed on a pilot program for evaluating staff as part of the Race to the Top grant program.

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Proposed Ohio Bill Would Expand Voucher Program to All Districts

Not all public school educators opposed Senate Bill 5, though more than a few administrators and school board members stood beside the teachers’ unions in working to repeal the controversial collective bargaining law.

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Indiana AG Says School Bus Fees Unconstitutional

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Thursday that he will ask the State Board of Accounts to review a school corporation's transportation arrangement that charges parents fees for children to ride school buses.

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"Great News" on West County (Calif.) Schools Debt, Superintendent Says

The West Contra Costa school district is on the verge of breaking free of long-standing, crippling debt caused by "financial disasters" of two decades ago, said schools Superintendent Bruce Harter.

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