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Newtown shooter is described as isolated in youth

A portrait of a highly isolated young man with disruptions in his education is emerging as a state office investigating the Newtown shooter seeks the release of his school records

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Leading Partners in Education team up to raise school Achievement

PPS is a national organization with local chapters throughout the country that elevates the role of parents in public schools from passive consumers to active participants.

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Rapid Insight fuses predictive analytics, big data, and user collaboration in latest release

Rapid Insight now provides the ability to read and write data to and from Hadoop, and to incorporate Big Data into predictive models with the utilization of Hive.

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Follett launches new release of FollettShelf

The new release of FollettShelf provides schools with universal access to quality K-12 eContent in a consistent virtual learning space that promotes critical thinking skills through reading, studying and note taking.

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Minerva Schools at KGI names Dr. Daniel J. Levitin as dean of arts & humanities

He joins Minerva from McGill University where he is the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Director of the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Perception, and Expertise.

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Reading test could force Ohio students to repeat third grade

At 19 Columbus elementary schools, fewer than half of third-graders passed their reading exams last year. For the past several school years, 3 in 10 Columbus elementary schools have had passing rates at or below 50 percent on the state’s third-grade reading test.

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Arizona districts try to stem flow of funds to online schools

School districts are usually left picking up the tab for the courses, which sometimes means losing out on millions in state funding when students head back to their respective home schools.

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TCEA and myON announce personalized digital literacy partnership

It is a cornerstone of their organization to provide members with state-of-the-art support through conferences, workshops, professional development, and newsletters as well as collaboration with higher education and businesses to promote and integrate technology in the classroom.

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New game app from Dig-It! Games turns excavation sites into interactive puzzles

The puzzle app virtually transports players 11 and older to excavation sites in Central America to carefully collect more than 40 historically accurate artifacts.

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Challenges in readiness persist among US high school grads

The research-based ACT College Readiness Benchmarks specify the minimum score students must earn on each of the four subject tests that make up the ACT® college readiness assessment (English, math, reading, and science) to have about a 75 percent chance of earning a grade of C or higher in a typical credit-bearing first-year college course in that subject area.

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