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Bipartisan bill creates billions for early childhood education

The bill would fund preschool for 4-year old children from families earning below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), and encourage states to spend their own funds to support preschool for young children with family incomes above that income level.

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ProQuest Research Companion simplifies research and builds information literacy

Easy, intuitive, and informative, ProQuest Research Companion enables students to move through projects such as research papers efficiently, generating better research outcomes and reducing frustration.

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New York Times Bestseller "Six-Word Memoirs" transforms into a workbook and interactive exercise for students

Developed by New York City schoolteachers, the “Six-Words for Schools” workbook is aligned with the Common Core Standards, which guides students through the writing process as they create their own six-word memoirs.

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Newmark Learning wins three Learning Magazine 2014 Teachers’ Choice Awards

Early childhood literacy publisher Newmark Learning announced that for the second year in a row, Learning Magazine awarded the company three “Teachers’ ChoiceTM Awards.” Newmark Learning, a sister company to Benchmark Education, earned these prestigious 2014 awards for its excellent preK and elementary leveled-reading titles.

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Student management system School Command arrives to market for better school management

This easy to use product is available for use by various personnel including administration, teachers, and students. It comes with a built in CRM for admissions to respond immediately to your prospective students, increase your enrollments and improve productivity of your admissions team.

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Western Union Foundation and Discovery Education open doors for high school students with new career readiness initiative

The Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) have announced the launch of Open Doors: Unlock Your Future, a new online destination providing high school students, educators and families with high-quality tools and resources to help students prepare for their future through in-depth career exploration.

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The four ways to really fix education (that no one wants to hear)

If this generation of Americans is the first not to live better than the previous one, it may be because it is the first generation in memory to not have achieved more education.

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4 Oklahoma school districts to receive $800K to build storm shelters

The Shelter Oklahoma Schools endowment was established at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation following the May 2013 storms that impacted central Oklahoma.

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Federal student loan profits help Sec. Duncan cut spending to lowest level since 2001

By effectively subsidizing half of the U.S. Department of Education's total operations -- spending that encompasses programs ranging from early childhood learning to aid for colleges -- the profits have reduced the agency’s total cost to U.S. taxpayers to the smallest amount since 2001.

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Jury finds girls, parents liable in teacher's defamation suit

The jury awarded $362,653 in compensatory damages to former Catholic school physical education teacher John Fischler after finding the families spread false statements that he inappropriately touched kids.

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