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New York City and State Move to Shut Down Brooklyn Charter Network

City and state education officials announced that they plan to close an entire network of charter high schools in Brooklyn that have suffered management and financial woes for years.

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McDonnell Announces Education Agenda

Joined by Virginia public school students, teachers, superintendents and parents, Gov. Bob McDonnell unveiled his 2012 legislative and budget actions that support his administration’s ongoing “Opportunity to Learn” K-12 education agenda.

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State Supreme Court Again Rules Basic Education is State Duty

“Cautiously optimistic” was the response of Issaquah (Wash.) School District Superintendent Steve Rasmussen to Jan. 5’s state Supreme Court ruling regarding school funding.

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U.S. Department of Education Praises Delaware's Race to the Top Work

The U.S. Department of Education released a state-specific report profiling Delaware's first-year progress on comprehensive education reform under Race to the Top. Reports on 11 other states also were released.

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New Sex Education Standards Released

Young elementary school students should use the proper names for body parts and, by the end of fifth grade, know that sexual orientation is "the romantic attraction of an individual to someone of the same gender or a different gender," according to new sexual education guidelines released by a coalition of health and education groups.

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3D Tools for SMART Notebook Brings Objects to Life

A new plug-in for SMART Notebook collaborative learning software provides tools to import, view and manipulate 3D content in SMART Notebook.

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PTC’s Support for FIRST is Cornerstone of Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Answering the call to promote STEM educational opportunities, The Product Development Company announced its continued support of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the FIRST Robotics Competition.

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College and Career Readiness Improves in Texas District With Revolution K12 Software

Birdville Independent School District near Haltom City, Texas reported dramatic improvements for students who participated in the Revolution K12 software for SAT preparation with 47 percent of these students being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Committee.

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AMX Launches Enova DGX Digital Media Switchers to Unprecedented Demand

AMX announced the immediate US availability of the Enova DGX 16 and Enova DGX 32 Digital Media Switchers, which are proving to be an industry first for end users seeking a future-proof HDMI/HDCP solution that can perfectly scale to any resolution.

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Improve reading comprehension through adaptive instruction.


This web seminar will show you how districts are improving reading comprehension scores in grades 3-5 with a web-based program called Headsprout.

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