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Extron adds DisplayPort support for TeamWork collaboration systems

The cables, available with full-size or mini DisplayPort input connectors, actively convert DisplayPort signals to HDMI for use with TeamWork-compatible digital switchers.

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Cree redefines the troffer market with superior performance and value

The ZR Series LED troffer cuts energy consumption in half, and with standard 0-10V dimming can accelerate its already rapid two-year payback.

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Responsive Classroom awarded $600,000 grant by NoVo Foundation

The grant will enable NEFC to increase its capacity to provide ongoing Responsive Classroom professional development to educators in large U.S. school districts and to mobilize technology as a central solution for providing Responsive Classroom services and products across the nation.

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ADTRAN expands ActivReach Ethernet Switch Portfolio unleashing VoIP Deployments in challenging environments

The new solution reduces disruption, cost and network downtime. As a result, businesses, hosted service providers and value-added resellers can quickly and easily provide enhanced VoIP applications like unified communications and Wi-Fi.

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces Reese Teacher Fellowship

The William Reese Company Teacher Fellowship seeks to enrich high school curriculum by encouraging research into the development of interdisciplinary connections between American art and core curriculum subjects of language arts, history, social studies, and the sciences.

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Adaptive intervention solution from Edmentum individualizes learning for students who need it most

Edmentum Assessments includes diagnostic and formative assessments along with prescriptive content that equips students with personalized learning paths.

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'Broken schools' -- or broken debate over education?

If you want effectively to undermine the complicated, daily work of teachers and custodians and counselors and school traffic cops, you first need to destabilize people’s confidence in the solvency of the overall system. You basically need to create the educational equivalent of a run on the bank.

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It's true: Snowiest places are least likely to close schools

We all probably sort of knew this already, but a new map seems to show quite clearly that it doesn't take much snow to close schools in the Southern U.S. — and that it takes a lot to close them in the Northern half of the nation.

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Special-education students failed by the state of Mississippi

One in 10 Mississippi public school students has a disability, yet despite federal laws guaranteeing them the same chance at academic success as their nondisabled peers, most never graduate. One quarter of special-needs students leave Mississippi public schools with a traditional diploma.

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Washington state’s first charter school to open next fall in Seattle

Seattle will be home to the first charter school to open in Washington — a privately funded elementary school for homeless children that will become a publicly funded K-5 charter school next fall.

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