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National 4-H Council hosts inaugural national youth summit series

The STEM and healthy living conferences will provide a training ground for students to join together and create action plans to solve the problems facing their communities.

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TabPilot adds screen monitoring and control to Tablet Manager

The screen monitoring feature allows teachers to view thumbnails of multiple student tablets at the same time. It also allows the teacher to select any tablet for a larger view and has the ability to print the screen capture along with the device name and date and time stamp.

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"NAMI Ending the Silence" is a national mental health education program for high school students, based on real-life experiences

Free 50-minute presentations are designed to complement health, science or psychology classes and are typically presented in the freshman or sophomore year of high school. Each trained presentation team includes a young adult in recovery.

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OverDrive debuts Streaming Video service to libraries and schools

The Streaming Video service is a convenient and exciting way to instantly borrow from your library and watch videos anytime, anywhere, on any computer, tablet or mobile device with an internet connection.

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PARCC releases RFP for operational assessments

The PARCC RFP for Operational Assessments requests proposals for the ongoing development and implementation of multiple components of PARCC's assessment system.

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School districts awarded $25,000 grants through ‘Ready by 21’

The grants will provide the districts with funds to build partnerships, capacity and structures to offer more and more varied learning opportunities to their students.

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ASCD releases official 2013 holiday gift guide for educators

This list features gift ideas for educators of all levels—from colleagues and community members who seek targeted growth in a specific area to educators who are after ongoing, year-round support.

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Fourth Annual Chefs Move to Schools cooking event showcases kid-tested and approved menu items

Led by White House Assistant Chef Sam Kass, Chefs Move to Schools links chefs to schools in their communities to improve child nutrition, teach children about healthy lifestyles, and help combat childhood obesity.

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Follett announced as year-round platinum sponsor of NAEYC

As a Platinum Level Year-Round Sponsor, Follett – whose products and services help improve learning for 35 million students in 147 countries – will provide financial, philosophical, and in-kind support for NAEYC’s important work, and will distribute NAEYC publications.

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THINK Nation students forego prizes in favor of charitable giving

Think Through Math (TTM), the Web-based solution that provides comprehensive math instruction and practice for students in grades 3 through Algebra 1, kicked off its 4th annual “Time for Giving” contest this month. Throughout November, THINK Nation students have been donating their "THINK points" – the points they earn by completing sections of the program – to a featured charity of the week.

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