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Two years after enacting statewide voucher program, Indiana makes dramatic gains on national achievement test

Two years after enacting the nation's most comprehensive set of education reforms, Indiana has jumped to near the head of the class in improvement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly referred to as the Nation's Report Card.

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Extron now shipping PlenumVault systems that offer secure mounting in a suspended ceiling

These easy-to-use, easy-to-install, economical classroom AV systems use twisted pair technology for transmitting signals and include network connectivity for Web-based asset management, monitoring, and control.

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New LynTec control system simplifies emergency lighting solutions

Designed to turn on circuits instantly regardless of control protocol or zone assignment, the new features enable applications within the entertainment lighting control sector to comply easily with federal, state, and local egress or emergency lighting codes.

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Discovery Communications announces acquisition of Espresso Education

The purchase of Espresso Education highlights Discovery Education’s commitment to supporting educators in the United States and around the world as they transition from static textbooks to dynamic digital learning environments.

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Middle school years essential for college readiness, says academic skills expert

Tween's study skills curriculum The Middle School Student's Guide to Study Skills, includes lessons on the process of learning, metacognition, pre-learning strategies, Cornell notes, active reading and listening, textbook outlining, memory, recall, and test-taking strategies.

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University of Georgia receives $1.25M to help schools treat children with aggressive behavior

A five-year $1.25 million federal grant will help the University of Georgia College of Education launch a new graduate program to train behavior specialists how to assess and treat children with developmental disabilities who show severe aggressive behavior.

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NCTM President Visits Louisville Schools Today

NCTM President Linda Gojak will observe and share in teaching a math lesson, as well as engage with students and discuss with them the many uses of math in their daily lives.

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Miami-Dade superintendent says $1 billion bond initiative is on schedule

The district has launched 69 projects at 66 schools, worth close to $200 million collectively. Planning on most of those projects, however, has only just started, and money has only just begun to flow.

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International Reading Association Joins America’s Promise Alliance Grad Nation Campaign

The International Reading Association (IRA) announced that it has become a partner of America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) and will work with the Alliance to help reduce the nation’s high school dropout rate and ensure that America’s children and youth have the resources they need to lead healthy, successful lives.

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