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Chicago Public Schools to hear new charter school proposals

The latest round of charter school expansion in Chicago has been met with a long string of protests by parents and community leaders who question Chicago Public Schools' claims that it is pushing charters primarily for neighborhoods where classrooms are overcrowded.

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Extron now shipping H.264 streaming media decoder

The SMD 101 is designed specifically for use in professional AV applications to decode live streamed content from SME 100 encoders or play back AV media files accessible from network shares.

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Achieve3000 releases app for iPad, providing access to differentiated literacy solution anytime, anywhere

The Achieve3000 App takes the differentiated learning model to the next level, allowing students to build literacy skills anytime, anywhere. The Achieve3000 App for iPad is available for free on the App Store.

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Discovery Education and 3M search for America's 2014 Top Young Scientist

Encouraging students to share their passion for science, the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge asks students to create a one to two-minute video communicating the science behind a possible solution to an everyday problem.

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SMART flex ready to reduce costs and make control of multiple interactive displays easier

Each SMART flex hardware client is connected to a SMART interactive display to allow multiple collaborative learning stations to run from the processing power of a single computer, without sacrificing traditional PC functionality and performance. 

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3LCD celebrates 25 years of projection innovation and leadership

The world's leading projection technology and a trusted partner for many of the largest consumer electronics brands, 3LCD has introduced hundreds of thousands of projectors during the last 25 years and paved the way for innovations such as ultra-short throw, interactivity and network connectivity.

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National Mentoring Month in Florida starts on high note

Take Stock in Children is a statewide non-profit organization with a 19-year history of providing scholarships, mentors and hope for deserving, needs-based youth to help break the cycle of poverty.

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Oyster River Cooperative School District supports BYOD, expands access to online resources with Aruba Networks

The new network is enabling ORCSD to securely support Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and to connect the district-owned mobile devices already deployed in its classrooms, expanding student access to online educational materials and resources.

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NEA and BetterLesson launch new site with over 3,000 Common Core lessons

This new BetterLesson product was built entirely for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and features the lessons of 130+ Master Teachers (MTs), who represent every K-12 grade level for math and English Language Arts & Literacy.

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Common Sense Media launches Digital Passport Mobile

The Digital Passport app features mini-games paired with videos that take about 15-20 minutes to complete. Students learn and advance through topic areas, collecting badges at their own pace, to ultimately earn their digital passports.