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Extron introduces PoleVault Digital Classroom AV Systems for HDMI and VGA

At the heart of these systems is a switcher/amplifier that meets ENERGY STAR® requirements for AV products and includes two Extron-exclusive power saving modes designed to lower energy usage and reduce operating costs.

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Good teaching transforms the future

The approach gives teachers concrete, practical strategies they can use from their first day of teaching and hone throughout their careers.

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Bretford introduces new high-capacity charging cart for iPad and iPad mini

The new cart offers a simple and practical charging system, making it ideal for schools, training facilities and other organizations with large deployments of iOS devices.

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Follett Pre-K12 Businesses unify to offer educators more integrated education solutions

To better serve educators with a full range of solutions that drive efficiency as well as student success, Follett is re-aligning its businesses to provide one point of contact for administrators, IT professionals, librarians, curriculum coordinators and teachers.

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Grand Prairie ISD to deliver largest professional development event in school history in partnership with Discovery Education

On August 15 and 16, nearly 90 members from the Discovery Education team will conduct professional development sessions to support Grand Prairie’s 2,400 educators in utilizing digital resources and proven instructional practices to enhance student learning.

The trouble with choosing the right school for your kids

In his revealing book “Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010,” Charles Murray spends hundreds of pages using statistics to illustrate the rising inequality that is increasingly putting the white working class on the path toward generational poverty.

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Teach Philly how to fish for its school budget

Philadelphia’s problems with its schools are due to its being one of the poorest cities in America. That didn’t happen by accident. Choices were made that drove businesses, jobs, and taxpayers out of the city. Our poverty is directly related to high tax rates, irrational tax structure, corruption, mismanagement, and misplaced spending priorities.

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Lowell (Mass.) board member drafting anti-nepotism measure

School committee member Kim Scott is drafting an anti-nepotism regulation for the school department after learning that a second close relative of Deputy Superintendent Jay Lang has been promoted to a higher-paying job.

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New Orleans charter school recommends candidate for CEO

The committee charged with recommending a chief executive officer for Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans (La.) recommended a candidate Thursday morning for the charter school’s top spot—and they want him to start Monday.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduces new gun penalties near schools

Facing criticism from parents worried about their children traveling through dangerous neighborhoods to new schools, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel staked out a get-tough stance Wednesday proposing stiffer penalties for gun crimes near schools.

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