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NRA Schools Report Suggests Training Staff in Weapons

The National Rifle Association's National School Shield project released a series of recommendations Tuesday it says will help keep schools safer, including a training program for teachers and other school staff who want to carry a firearm.

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Helios Partners with SRI International to Create Center for Digital Learning

The Center will create a portfolio of digital learning projects to enhance student achievement in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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Digital Badges Offer Promise in States Lacking Civic Ed. Assessments

The working paper, New and Alternative Assessments, Digital Badges and Civics, specifically focuses on digital badges – electronic icons awarded for the acquisition of knowledge or skill that are increasingly common features of many web-enabled applications – as a “promising approach” to overcoming the difficulties in assessing competent civics education learning.

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TCSA Becomes First State Based Media Bullpen Partner

The Tennessee Charter Schools Association (TCSA), the leading charter school advocacy organization in the Volunteer state, will be our first, anchor partner for this exciting initiative. TCSA, founded in 1998, serves quality public charter schools by educating communities, empowering supporters, and promoting legislation to create an educational landscape of excellent options for all students.

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AEP Announces Upcoming Course

A half-day workshop, The Valuable Connection Between Quality Content and Technology, is the second course in the 2013 Series and is scheduled for April 18 on Stanford University's campus in Palo Alto, CA.

Digital Learning Day:

Celebrating Innovative Classroom Technology

Aventa Learning

See how the Aventa curriculum can help improve student achievement, expand your course catalog, avoid costly textbook replacement and offer scheduling flexibility.

An IEP for Every Student? Using Technology to Provide Truly Differentiated Instruction.

View the on-demand presentation on creating an IEP in math for every student.

Sex Education Programs For Teens Targeted By GOP Lawmakers

Lawmakers in North Dakota, Arkansas and Texas are now pushing bills that would defund comprehensive sex education programs for at-risk teenagers.

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Teaching the Modern Renaissance: A School Based on the Startup Mindset

It used to be that teenage founders were an anomaly. They were super-geeks, and not in a good way.

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