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New “Pocket DACA” mobile app helps young immigrants apply for deferred action

The free app, available for download from the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, offers a self-screening tool for DACA applicants to understand their eligibility and a searchable directory of listings for immigration legal services providers, including non-profit groups, in all 50 states.

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High Plains Regional Education cooperative to make WIN Learning’s soft skills series available to school districts across northeast New Mexico

The research-based WIN Soft Skills program is part of the company’s Career-Driven Education model. This best-in-class career and college readiness solution offers a three-pronged approach to prepare students for tomorrow’s economic opportunities.

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Eatonville, Wash., School District completes $2.2 M performance contract with Schneider Electric

The project will enable the district to sustain long-term energy efficiency in its facilities, while saving approximately 24 percent of its annual energy costs.

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Edmentum enhances industry-leading learning solution for Common Core alignment

Educators and students now have a solution that can help them prepare for the more rigorous Common Core State Standards (CCSS) assessments, which will go beyond traditional multiple-choice testing to measure subject mastery at deeper levels. Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has enhanced its Study Island test-preparation solution with the addition of nine item types aligned to the CCSS.

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Hobsons and Liberty Public Schools bring technology to the classroom with Naviance

Hobsons and Liberty Public Schools (LPS) have partnered to promote individualized learning and academic planning by integrating Naviance, the world’s leading college and career readiness platform for schools and districts, in the classroom through Liberty’s one-to-one laptop initiative for students in grades 9 – 12.

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U.S. Air Force partners with GOOD to launch online STEM network

The partnership emerges from the demand to incorporate STEM to develop innovative solutions for real-world issues. Currently, the Air Force’s humanitarian and search and rescue missions have increasingly relied on technological advances to save lives threatened by natural disasters.

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Donegan Burns Foundation selects Fast ForWord Online Reading Intervention for dyslexia testing and intervention grant

The Donegan Burns Foundation’s DTI Grant provides for the implementation of dyslexia testing and intervention for children in kindergarten through grade three in school, and for children ages five to 15 in afterschool programs.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Vibal Publishing partner to support a new generation of Learners in the Philippines

The three-year agreement, which marks HMH’s first comprehensive partnership within the Philippine market, also licenses Vibal to adapt each program to fit specific market needs, including co-branding content.

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Georgia sees drop in number of cars illegally passing stopped school buses

As students across the state return to school, the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety urge motorists to use caution when approaching a school bus and to brush up on the law regarding passing a bus.

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Casio launches extra value warranty program for entire portfolio of lampfree projectors

This new extended warranty is available for purchase at any time during the original warranty period and applies to the Signature, Short Throw, SLIM and Pro series of projectors.

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