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K12 Students Tackle National Environmental Challenges

For the Challenge, elementary, middle and high school students across the country were tasked with identifying an environmental issue in their schools, communities or the world at large and creating a replicable green solution under the guidance of a teacher or mentor using web-based curriculum tools powered by Discovery Education.

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Sielox Class Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System for K-12, Higher Ed

Sielox Class™ provides critical situational awareness benefits to First Responders, with real-time status updates to aid in response and deployment. First Responders no longer walk blindly into harm’s way, providing for timely accurate decisions.

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My Messages, My Way: My Call Now App from One Call Now

Businesses, schools, churches and organizations use One Call Now to quickly send group notifications to thousands of people in minutes. Messages are delivered by phone, text, email and social media, making the service convenient for the people receiving them, too.

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Solution Helps Educators Adapt to Changing CCSS Math Requirements

With less than a year left to implement new math requirements as part of CCSS, educators are running out of time to adapt their curriculum to include a stronger focus on fractions.

Let Kentucky's Failing Schools Become Charter Schools

Kentucky is one of only eight states that do not allow charter schools in any form. Why not?

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Why Are 2 of U.S. News's Top 5 'Best High Schools' Arizona Charter Schools?

U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best high schools are out, and the results suggest students thrive when given access to curriculum and instruction that's significantly more challenging than what a typical American student receives.

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Richmond School Board Decides Against Closing Schools

Faced with a self-imposed Friday deadline for picking two schools to shutter, the Richmond School Board opted instead to put off the cost-cutting measure.

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Florida Governor Signs Bill Revamping Schools

On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott signed a sweeping education bill that will revamp the state’s high school graduation requirements and place new emphasis on coursework that prepares students for high-tech careers.

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Chicago Charter School Parents form Advocacy Group

Cast by critics including the Chicago Teachers Union as villains in the ongoing schoolclosings controversy, privately run charter schools and their advocates are fighting back with efforts that include plans for a downtown rally by a newly formed parents group.

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