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Corel introduces new budget-friendly education licensing program

Beyond flexible terms and competitive pricing, Corel’s Education Licensing Program allows educational institutions purchasing site licensing and maintenance to set up a program that enables both students and faculty to purchase a personal copy as an electronic download for as little as $10 USD.

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Blackboard offers anti-bullying texting service for free to every K12 school in America

TipTxt is a tipline that allows for confidential text conversations between students and school officials about critical challenges that students experience such as bullying and issues that relate to bullying, such as abuse, self-esteem or confidence problems.

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ReadWorks free curriculum to feature hundreds of high quality articles from top journalists at Narratively

Now K-8 students around the country can build those skills by reading hundreds of engaging, high quality articles written by some of today’s top journalists through a new collaboration between ReadWorks, the free, proven, research-based Common Core-aligned program, and Narratively, a premium platform devoted to original, in-depth and untold stories.

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EPS Literacy and Intervention honors 2013 Academy Star Award winners

These annual awards honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to provide their students with every opportunity to improve their skills.

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Follett’s Aspen to save N.Y. school district money, improve communication

Comsewogue School District in New York’s Suffolk County adopted Follett’s Aspen Student Information System (SIS) because it will not only save taxpayer’s money, but the SIS also will make the jobs of staff and teachers easier while boosting communication with parents.

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Chicago summit offers K-12 administrators timely solutions to tough challenges

Based on the success of SDE's annual Administrator Summit in Las Vegas, this one-day, high-intensity Summit brings together an all-star team of educational thought leaders to help K-12 superintendents, principals, assistant principals, and other administrators meet the most pressing challenges they face—right now.

Schools and the new Jim Crow

As Rethinking Schools began to explore the school-to-prison pipeline, we searched for a construct that would help us understand how the criminalization of youth fits into the larger social picture.

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Philadelphia's noontime aides face elimination

Largely invisible to the public, these workers help create a climate in which students feel supported but also accountable.

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Chicago Public Schools new pension headache

After Illinois lawmakers rejected a plan for Chicago Public Schools to delay pension payments, the District’s budget problems may have gone from bad to worse.

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Minnesota pulls in $300 million tax windfall; schools stand to gain

Stronger-than-expected tax collections have left the state with an extra $300 million that could even grow before the fiscal period closes June 30. That is allowing the state to fully replenish its reserves and pay down money it still owes local school districts.

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