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Nonprofits help Long Beach USD fill arts education void

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra is one of numerous organizations that team up with schools to provide in-class lessons with musicians, artists or theater professionals, free admission to local shows, and museum tours.

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PBS NEWSHOUR asks middle & high school students to share their unique perspective of 2013 in a digital media contest

The #MyZeitgeist competition was made in partnership with Google and is tied to their annual “Zeitgest” project- which highlights the biggest events of the year as seen through the site’s search engine results.

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Bridgeport Public Schools initial donation request leads to $45,000 in technology savings

The $45,000 savings resulted from Virtual Procurement Services renegotiating the existing contracted rates for the purchase of 173 “Smart Boards” for Bridgeport Public Schools.

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24 more Indiana public schools join IRS lawsuit

The state of Indiana is the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit, which challenges new IRS regulations implementing the Affordable Care Act, the release said.

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Calls increase for termination of Missouri education commissioner

Push for removal comes following a story in Sunday’s Kansas City Star detailing Nicatro’s efforts to pursue alternatives to education administration in failing districts, and her engagement of a consulting firm to examine those alternatives.

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Providence Public School District chooses Skyward as its SIS vendor

The 47-school district looks forward to receiving time and cost savings with the Skyward Student Management Suite, as well as the ability to transfer student records easily between districts.

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ASCD announces pre-conference institutes for 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

Led by world-renowned experts and authors, the 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show Pre-Conference Institutes offer a deep dive on topics of interest to educators now.

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11 foreign education policies that could transform American schools

We learned the latest PISA results last week, and American students performed the same on the well-regarded international exam as they have for the past 10 years -- completely stagnant, smack dab in the middle of the spectrum.

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The Weather Channel and Discovery Education give students an inside look into the science behind severe weather and preparedness

These two trusted brands are launching this initiative with a virtual field trip to provide scientific expertise, weather curriculum and streaming content across multiple platforms.

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McGraw-Hill Professional teams with OverDrive to offer eBooks to public libraries and schools

Through OverDrive, K-12 school libraries and public libraries will be able to offer 24/7 access to McGraw-Hill Professional digital titles in four broad categories: Business/Consumer, Science/Technical, Test Prep/Education, and Medical.

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