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California charter school adopts online speech therapy to provide consistent support to students with special needs

To adequately do this for those students with special needs, Mountain Peak Charter School implemented PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students. The online therapy service allows Mountain Peak Charter School to provide its students with the consistent speech therapy needed for success.

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Gov. Jerry Brown named America’s Greatest Education Governor

The annual award recognizes governors who have demonstrated exemplary achievements and accomplishments in advancing public education.

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Students will go farther faster with Common Core standards

The nation's governors joined with state school chiefs and education experts to create a set of common benchmarks for student success that would indicate students' readiness for higher education, the military and good jobs post-high school.

Bankrupt in Philadelphia: Could this happen to your school district?

The Philadelphia district has been in trouble for 10 years. But such dire financial straits could occur in any U.S. school district as the influence of charter schools mixed with funding cuts for traditional public schools combine for a perfect storm of financial distress.

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Anxious Chicago Public Schools parents, push for change

Principals are scrambling to shape plans under a new school-based budgeting system that hands them more power to set educational priorities but, in many schools, less money to fulfill them.

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Turning Technologies releases latest version of TurningPoint® Polling Software

TurningPoint consolidates the company’s most popular products into one, simple interface for polling in PowerPoint® on both PC and Mac, polling in any application and self-paced polling.

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Canon introduces the new and powerful EOS 70d Digital SLR Camera featuring instant and accurate focusing of still images and video

Featuring an innovative new Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for instant and precise focusing of video as well as still images, the EOS 70D also provides outstanding image quality and performance thanks to its new 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Canon’s superb DIGIC 5+ Image Processor.

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NetSupport School’s new Android tablet support embraces the mobile learning environment

The NetSupport School Student for Android gives teachers the power to interact with students’ tablets from their desktop*, delivering engaging real-time instruction and support within the flexibility of a mobile environment.

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ParentLink® announces iPad support in new app update

In celebration of the 100th branded district app entering the app store, ParentLink® is announcing iPad support for its popular Branded District App, including new features that provide more information to parents. District app users will now be able to navigate and organize more efficiently through calendar events, native cafeteria menus and directories.

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Discovery Education and 3M announce national finalists in Young Scientist Challenge

Each finalist will have an exclusive opportunity to work directly with a 3M scientist during a unique summer mentorship program where the finalist will be challenged to identify an everyday problem and create an innovative solution. As part of the world-renowned program, mentors will provide guidance as the finalist develops their idea from a concept into an actual prototype, which they will present during the competition’s final event at the 3M Innovation Center in St. Paul, Minn.

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