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Vernier Adds New Lab Equipment and Sensors to Its Family of Technology Offerings

Vernier Software & Technology has developed new lab equipment and sensor technology for use in the science classroom, including the Projectile Launcher and Polarizer/Analyzer Set, which help students investigate physics concepts.

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Findaway World & Follett Library Resources Launch New Digital Audiobook Platform

Findaway World, LLC and Follett Library Resources jointly announced the launch of Catalist Digital, a new digital audiobook platform, into the PreK-12 school market.

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2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge

The 2012 Dell Social Innovation Challenge gives students from around the world the chance to bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life to solve some of the world’s most challenging issues. The deadline is Feb. 14.

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N.J. District Will Follow Anti-bullying Law

Anti-bullying efforts in township public schools will continue, says Parsippany schools Superintendent LeRoy Seitz.

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One-room Montana School Also One-student School

At a time when many schools are concerned about overcrowded classrooms, the Sunset school in this ranching community has a different problem — keeping its lone student at her desk so it can remain open.

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Are Virtual Schools Right for K12?

It's a Tuesday morning in January, and seventh-grader Katerina Christhilf is learning algebra. But it's no ordinary class. This one takes place entirely online, led by a teacher a few miles away.

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School Lunches to Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

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Repeal School Financing Law, Iowa Gov. Says

A law that requires the Legislature to establish a state limit on public school spending 18 months in advance should be repealed, Gov. Terry Branstad said this morning.

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Financial Improprieties Alleged at All-girl Charters

A New York City charter school network has told parents that it is a victim of theft by “a senior member of the finance and operations department,” who it said used the network’s credit card to spend tens of thousands of dollars on personal items.

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