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Classroom sound line version announced by FrontRow

FrontRow released a new version of its Juno classroom sound line: Juno Connect. It lets teachers use voice commands to control projectors and other devices, record and post screen capture videos, and initiate and answer intercom calls without touching a computer.

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Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

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Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

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Send us your construction photos

Are there construction or renovations underway in your district? If so please share photos that we can share with our readers in our special August issue on facilities and construction. Send high-resolution images to Alison DeNisco at adenisco@districtadministration.com.

ConnectEDU follows Gates Foundation grant with Ch. 11 bankruptcy

Months after receiving a $500,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Boston-based ed tech startup ConnectEDU has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In its filing, ConnectEDU cited its inability to pay debt owed to over 200 creditors.

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Scholastic launches subscription e-reading programs

Scholastic launched Storia School Edition, a subscription-based e-book solution for pre-K through six, for group and individual classroom reading, and Core Clicks, a web-based instructional program for K5 that supports content area reading in social studies and science.

Common Core course released by Virtual Education Software

Virtual Education Software debuted a new graduate level online course titled, "Understanding & Implementing Common Core Standards" (CCS). VESi's CCS course is available to pre-K through 12 education professionals.

PresenceLearning adds occupational therapy assessments

The company's online occupational therapists conduct the same assessments as those performed in traditional, in-person OT settings, including the Beery VMI, the Sensory Profile, family and teacher interviews, and observation of school and functional skills in the student’s natural learning environment.

Google stops scanning student Gmail accounts for ads

Google has stopped scanning student Gmail accounts for advertising data purposes after the practice was scrutinized during a recent court case. Google Apps for Education offers Gmail accounts, calendars, cloud storage and document creation.

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Education reform is destroying childhood as we know it

The pressure put on teachers to prepare young students for Common Core, college and careers is too much and should be replaced with inspiring them to explore and discover their learning passions.

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