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'How To Bullyproof Your Classroom' Wins

"How to Bullyproof Your Classroom," authored by Caltha Crowe and published by Northeast Foundation for Children, has been honored with the 46th annual Association of Educational Publishers’ 2013 Distinguished Achievement Award for Professional Development.

Ingersoll Rand and CBORD Strengthen Ties with aptiQ™ Alliance Program

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies this week announced that CBORD®, leading provider of campus card and integrated security solutions, is joining the aptiQ Alliance program. CBORD’s customers at colleges and universities, healthcare facilities, and a variety of other industries can easily incorporate aptiQ smart card and prospective near field communications (NFC) enabled smart phone credentials in a fully integrated security solution.

ESEA reauthorization must include flexibility for local innovations

NSBA is concerned that some provisions in the bill would create a much larger federal role that would hamper school districts’ innovation and flexibility, and other provisions that would create additional bureaucracies at the expense of student achievement.

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AASA lauds President’s technology initiative

The President’s proposal builds on the very successful E-Rate program and is one of the boldest efforts in recent memory so clearly focused on ensuring that online and digital learning resources and tools are accessible and affordable to all students and communities.

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Schools fail when it comes to teaching history

A new scholarly report by the Boston-based Pioneer Institute raises the specter of the serious study of U.S. history being left in the dustbin of modern, revisionist American history.

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University, school district cooperation suggested to produce better principals

In order to produce more effective principals, universities and school districts should form relationships in which both can serve each other’s needs.

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Kids Read Now to speak at Clinton economic growth conference

Troy nonprofit organization Kids Read Now will participate in the 2013 meeting of Clinton Global Initiative America in Chicago June 13–14. CGI America will be hosted by President Bill Clinton, Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Clinton Foundation Board Member Chelsea Clinton.

Sibme launches new iPhone/iPad app connecting teachers with peers and coaches

Sibme, an education technology company dedicated to the idea that great kids deserve great teachers, has launched a new iPhone/iPad app that allows teachers to easily record their lessons and upload them for review sessions with peers, coaches and instructional leaders.

Early childhood education makes all the difference

We have known for years that too many children lack competencies fundamental to their school success. This unfortunately happens because of things they don’t learn by age 5—most notably in the areas of spoken language and literacy, self-regulation, social-emotional competence and early math.

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