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Seattle Public Schools falling behind on special-ed reforms

In April, the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction gave the district 18 months to fix its shortcomings or risk losing $11 million a year in federal support.

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For quality education, try some quality discipline

Discipline is a system of control in order to establish a given environment. Punishment is not the focus — learning ought to be the outcome of discipline.

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Market-based solution law a win for students, taxpayers

Students deserve better. They should never have to watch Congress hold their interest rates hostage, or see them used as bargaining chips each election year. They shouldn’t have had to deal with the uncertainty that comes with waiting for Congress to cobble together a temporary fix.

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Construction underway at W.Va.'s first inter-county school

That experiment includes the building of a brand new facility that will house the consolidation of two elementary schools, but this experiment is testing more than just new efficiencies.

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Mars Area school board looking into small construction projects

The school board Tuesday authorized Mr. Pettigrew to get cost estimates for a small parking lot, a field that could be used for soccer or lacrosse practices, and a metal storage building.

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Teachscape selected as a performance evaluation system vendor for The Cooperative Purchasing Network

The more than 35,000 TCPN members will be able to purchase Teachscape’s award-winning teacher effectiveness platform using a significantly streamlined procurement process.

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Cree brings first $99 LED street light to market

The XSPR™ LED Residential Street Light delivers better lighting while consuming over 65 percent less energy at an initial cost as low as $99 for common applications.

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Teachers in flipped classrooms use free, open content and Net Texts to boost student learning and performance

With a free, web-based solution called Net Texts, teachers can access a vast library of high quality open educational resources (OER) and content, which they can combine with their own resources to create and publish lessons directly to students' iPads, Android tablets, or computers.

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Exacq Technologies releases new LC-Series video security appliance

Exacq Technologies, a leading manufacturer of video management system (VMS) software and recorders used for video surveillance, has released the new LC-Series hybrid and IP camera network video recorder (NVR) appliances.

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Knovation adds customer-driven enhancements to netTrekker digital education content solution; Forms new content partnership with Sophia Learning

In addition to netTrekker’s new aesthetic enhancements, subscribers of both netTrekker and icurio will also benefit from Sophia’s more than 26,000 tutorials in subject areas including English, Sciences, Math, Learning Strategies, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, World Languages and Applied Sciences.

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