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Room to spare in Boston schools — so make better use of it

The decline in high-school populations won’t reverse until the school system gives parents the longer school days and rigorous academic environments that are characteristic of state-authorized charter schools, which are expanding across Boston.

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Insurance companies to drop Kansas schools allowing firearms on campuses

An insurance company currently providing coverage for the vast majority of Kansas school districts is refusing to renew coverage for schools permitting teachers and custodians to carry concealed firearms.

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A second armed officer for one N.J. district, despite lack of support from Gov. Christie

Bridgewater Township has agreed to provide a second armed police officer for the high school at the district's expense, despite the recent comments against the idea by Gov. Chris Christie.

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Cree propels University of North Carolina energy-saving initiatives

Designed to last up to 100,000 hours, Cree CR24 troffers feature dimming-capabilities for easy lighting control integration. CR24 LED troffers are powered by Cree TrueWhite® Technology, delivering beautiful white light with superior color accuracy and consistency.

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Vaddio wins Most Innovative Collaborative Solution and Best Pan/Tilt/Zoom Camera at InfoComm 2013

Chosen by a panel of integrators and editors of Commercial Integrator to join an exclusive group of products deemed most noteworthy, the Commercial Integrator BEST Awards recognize superior products and services that help Commercial Integrator readers run their businesses better and be more profitable.

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PublicSchoolWORKS wins Cool Tool Award for Best Reporting Solution from EdTech Digest

The Student Bullying and Safety Reporting Systems from PublicSchoolWORKS, the signature safety solution provider for schools, recently won an EdTech Digest Award in the Cool Tool – Reporting Solution category. Additionally, PublicSchoolWORKS’ Parent InfoCenter was named a finalist in the Cool Tool – Parent/Student Portal Solution category.

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Butler County School District (AL) selects Teachscape for its teacher evaluation and professional learning initiatives

The project was undertaken with support from a teacher incentive fund grant designed to help teachers across the district improve upon their instructional practice.

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Califone unveils new Jackbox

This privacy feature makes the jackbox an extremely flexible tool, able to facilitate differentiated learning, literacy exercises, read-alongs and language learning applications, citing just a few examples of audio-based activities in today’s classrooms.

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DecisionEd selected by San Jose Unified School District to fulfill data warehousing needs

DecisionEd’s solution is based on quantitative decision tools long used by business, tailored to the unique needs of education.

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Samsung names latest Superhero Video Competition winner

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division (samsungpresenterusa.com), a market leader in document camera technology, today announced that Catherine, a 6th grade student at Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School in Lynchburg, Virginia, has won the 2013 winter/spring Superhero competition with her fantastic depiction of Albert Einstein.

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