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Pa. district superintendent Charles Heller announces retirement

Crawford Central School District Superintendent Charles Heller announced that he would retire, effective January 13, 2015. Heller, who has been with the district for 12 years, was given a multi-year contract in July.

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OpenEd debuts new personalized learning app

Common Core Quest, a new, free app from OpenEd, is a quiz and instructional tool that promotes mastery of the Common Core State Standards’ math and English/language arts skills. It is available on the App Store and Google Play.

iboss to deliver unified location-based security with Ruckus' Smart Wi-Fi

iboss Network Security announced iboss Web and Mobile Device Security, a unified location-based security solution. Featuring expanded technology integration with Smart Wi-Fi from Ruckus Wireless, it allows IT departments to develop security policies aligned with users' locations, among other features.

Influx of immigrant students taxes American schools

American schools are scrambling to provide services to the large number of children and teenagers who crossed the border alone in recent months. For cash-strapped districts, providing for these students' needs can be arduous, particularly if they arrive after student headcounts are taken to determine school funding.

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GuideK12 and SRC Solutions, Inc. announce technology alliance

SRC Solutions, Inc., creators of the Registration Gateway Online Enrollment solution, have teamed up with GuideK12 to integrate its geo-visual location technology to simplify school selection and registration for parents.

Richard Gusick named as superintendent for Pa. school system

The Tredyffrin/Easttown School Board has appointed Richard Gusick as its next superintendent of schools. The current superintendent announced his retirement effective June 2015. Gusick joined the district in 1990 as a high school social studies teacher.

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Superintendent to retire after three decades in New Hampshire district

Chris Rath, superintendent of the Concord School District, will retire at the end of this school year. She has worked in Concord schools for nearly 30 years as a principal, assistant superintendent and then superintendent.

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Updated presenter software for IPEVO document cameras

A new update to the Presenter software for IPEVO-brand document cameras includes a redesigned interface and the ability to capture video, among other new features.

American high schools encourage college prep

A report released by the National School Boards Association's Center for Public Education says 88 percent of American high school graduates take at least a few college classes by age 26. Those who never get to college tend to be men whose parents did not attend college and who don't have the money to go or lack the time because they have families.

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18 new charter schools apply to open in Charlotte region

Eighteen new charter schools have applied to open in the Charlotte region for the fall 2016 school year. Last week, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools said it has thousands more students than the district expected this year. The new charter schools, should they all be approved, project to have nearly 9,000 students in their first year.

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