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SIIA Announces CODiE Award Winners for Software Industry

All of the business software nominated products and services were first reviewed by third-party judges, whose evaluations determined 100 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 27 CODiE Awards Winners.

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Young Editorial Cartoonists Shine in Annual NewsCurrents Contest

In the Grade 7-9 division, the winning cartoon came from Sam Clement from Evans Junior High School in Normal, Illinois. It shows an elephant and a donkey in a car. They narrowly avoid plunging over the “fiscal cliff” by running out of gas…but then they decide to put more gas in the car.

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FlipSwitch CEO Advocates for Innovation in Technology-Based Education

Damian Creamer, Founder and CEO of FlipSwitch, recently participated in a special advocacy trip to Washington, DC, hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) to advocate for innovation in technology-based education. The visit offered an exclusive opportunity for an intimate delegation to participate in a series of seminars and meetings with key decision makers.

Reading Wonders

Discover how the McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders program unlocks the Common Core Standards through a digital, dynamic and engaging student/teacher experience.

Individualizing Instruction Through Intelligent Adaptive Learning

View the on-demand presentation to learn how this new technology is enabling individualized, differentiated instruction for elementary math.

Principals’ Perfect Storm of Challenges

A principal’s job is only getting harder, according to the latest MetLife Survey of the American Teacher.

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Is Local Education in N.Y. In Danger?

Classrooms crowded with more than 30 students. No electives or advanced placement classes. No sports or music. This is the future for some local schools if finances continue on their current trend — and it might happen sooner than later.

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Regaining our Lead in STEM Education

In the immigration reform bill from the Senate, it tried to address the immediate vacancies in STEM jobs by allowing companies to bring in more foreign workers and included a national fund meant to boost STEM education and help produce more workers trained in the high-skill fields so we do not have to rely on foreign workers.

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Montana Investment Will Aid Schools Big and Small

A new law will, in part, provide an additional payment for districts with more than 250 elementary students or more than 800 high school students, and divide oil and gas revenues.

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Every Maine Student Deserves a Great Education

Ignoring a problem has never made it go away. But that’s exactly what some are suggesting Gov. Paul LePage and the Maine Department of Education do after our new A-F grade system was announced last week.

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