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Keynote Speakers Announced for ASCD's 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

The conference will showcase ideas and best-practice strategies that are driving student achievement and will unlock ways to boost teacher and leadership effectiveness.

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New Report Examines Realities of Race to the Top Implementation

Race to the Top has done little to help most states close achievement gaps, and may have exacerbated them, according to a new report by Elaine Weiss, National Coordinator of the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education.

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Los Angeles USD to implement social and emotional learning program from The Social Express

Incorporating cognitive behavioral research and evidence-based social learning practices, the lessons in The Social Express use “Hollywood quality” animation to model the social skills integral to relationship building as well as career and life success.

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Medeco’s M100 bundled with a Weigand Hub is now available

The M100 provides an easy and cost effective method for providing access control to applications where audit trail and monitoring are critical.

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Edmentum adds career technical education courses to Plato Courseware

Eight CTE courses are available now for Edmentum’s standards-based Plato Courseware online curriculum, with an additional 24 courses scheduled for release in 2014.

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CDW survey finds significant opportunity for more IT support of mobility at work

While security around mobile devices is a constant issue, CDW’s survey found that managing mobility in the workplace presents a much broader set of challenges.

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Education reform: There's not an app for that

When it comes to what our kids learn most parents’ thinking (and mine) can be limited. We look to the digital technology of the future to perform the educational goals of the past.

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Springfield, Mo., schools see payoff in energy efforts

Five schools generated more than $16,000 in savings by turning off lights, unplugging appliances, programming room temperatures, and removing microwaves from classrooms.

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Florida ready to pick new education commissioner

The state board that oversees education is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to hire interim commissioner Pam Stewart for the job instead of launching a national search.

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California Bay Area schools scale back suspensions

Pressed by law enforcement, civil-rights advocates and the realization that the way they disciplined students was failing, schools are keeping on campus more kids who talk back, throw tantrums or even threaten teachers.

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