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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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Revolutionary new keyboard implemented at Spalding Catholic

The results of the pilot were significant. Students were able to input text on tablets quickly and efficiently after only a short introduction. They naturally adapted to the Si Evolution keyboard.

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Charming interactive storybook app Gorilla Band delivers Common Core aligned edutainment

These lessons from Sascyn Publishing contain discussion questions, research and writing assignments and drawing activities. They highlights puns, idioms and every nuance of the language contained in the app. They're also linked to Blooms Taxonomy making the app ripe for ELA classroom use.

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New survey highlights the importance of parent volunteers to children’s education

The survey found that nearly 60% of parents’ volunteer hours are spent supervising field trips, donating supplies, or organizing class parties. But with tight school resources, teachers want and need additional volunteer help in ways that support learning, such as listening to students read, tutoring, and helping to prepare learning centers.

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Lee County Schools Superintendent search called off

With less than two months on the job, Lee Superintendent Nancy Graham received some positive news from four of her bosses: No need to reapply for her job.

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