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Scholastic declares January "Get Book Fit" Month, calls all kids to read books to get their minds in shape

With the countdown to the Winter Games in full swing, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, is calling all teachers and families to pledge January 2014 as "Get Book Fit" Month, and encourage their kids to train their brains by reading more books.

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Educational language mobile gaming fundraiser is launched on Indiegogo website

In an effort to create a language learning mobile game that is as enjoyable and entertaining as it is educational, Liu produced the West Journey Spell Force voice language game.

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106 high school students awarded $21,000 through 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

These annual scholarships recognize outstanding students, who, in the face of great adversity, have exhibited an admirable commitment to continuing their education and serving their communities.

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Forbes' 30 Under 30: Ed tech and activism are reinventing education

This is the era of the edu-preneur, when being a K12 or higher ed professional can mean anything from cofounding a start-up with excess of $50 million in funding or launching a venture that uses the Kickstarter model to fund classrooms and libraries in at-risk communities.

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Get ready to talk about early childhood education

In a recent speech to the annual conference of the American Economic Association, 2000 Nobel Prize winner James Heckman mentioned that an early childhood education initiative may show up in this year’s State of the Union address.

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Library Video Company entrusts its brand to Cerebellum Corp.

In addition to launching a new Library Video Company web site, Cerebellum will take over the mailing of the Library Video Company catalog, accept and fulfill orders, and invoice and collect customer payments.

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Michele Taylor honored as Georgia superintendent of the year

Taylor, a graduate of her district's high school, is a former classroom teacher and principal who was chosen to fill the school system's top post seven years ago.

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PresenceLearning launches new eBook to answer educators’ questions about online occupational therapy (OT)

PresenceLearning’s award-winning online OT service allows students to connect with remotely located occupational therapists while remaining at their school site or wherever they are receive instruction.

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Hearings on Wyoming state schools superintendent begin

A legislative investigative committee has begun taking testimony from state education employees, the latest step in an ongoing inquiry of alleged wrongdoing and financial misconduct by state schools Superintendent Cindy Hill.

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Curriculum Associates releases Door 24 — a new iPad app that builds computational fluency

These apps target the skills that are most essential for achievement in Reading and Mathematics and motivate students to develop these skills through the power of game design.

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