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Mind Research Institute honors Marian Bergeson, Cisco, PwC, students and educators who are breaking the barrier' in math education

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute will present its highest honor, the Gordon L. Shaw Lifetime Achievement Award, to former California State Secretary of Education Marian Bergeson this month.

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Schools adopt and integrate eBooks at an accelerating rate

School digital library websites powered by OverDrive have shown substantial growth in interaction since the rollout of functionality and design enhancements began in August.

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Behavioral optometrist and founder of 4D Vision Gym introduces cure for the 'Common Core'

Dr. Collier says children who struggle in school may have a learning difficulty that is due to a vision problem that goes undetected by standard vision tests. A developmental visual issue may be causing them to underperform or work harder with minimal results.

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Hitachi “Installation Series Giveaway” sweepstakes offers free projectors to Hitachi’s Facebook fans

One Grand Prize winner will receive one Hitachi CP-X8170 projector (ARV $9,895) and one First Prize winner will receive a Hitachi CP-X8150 projector (ARV $6,495). After receiving their prizes, the winners will also be profiled on the Hitachi website, detailing how each winner is using their projector.

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Bipartisan bill creates billions for early childhood education

The bill would fund preschool for 4-year old children from families earning below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), and encourage states to spend their own funds to support preschool for young children with family incomes above that income level.

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ProQuest Research Companion simplifies research and builds information literacy

Easy, intuitive, and informative, ProQuest Research Companion enables students to move through projects such as research papers efficiently, generating better research outcomes and reducing frustration.

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New York Times Bestseller "Six-Word Memoirs" transforms into a workbook and interactive exercise for students

Developed by New York City schoolteachers, the “Six-Words for Schools” workbook is aligned with the Common Core Standards, which guides students through the writing process as they create their own six-word memoirs.

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Newmark Learning wins three Learning Magazine 2014 Teachers’ Choice Awards

Early childhood literacy publisher Newmark Learning announced that for the second year in a row, Learning Magazine awarded the company three “Teachers’ ChoiceTM Awards.” Newmark Learning, a sister company to Benchmark Education, earned these prestigious 2014 awards for its excellent preK and elementary leveled-reading titles.

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Student management system School Command arrives to market for better school management

This easy to use product is available for use by various personnel including administration, teachers, and students. It comes with a built in CRM for admissions to respond immediately to your prospective students, increase your enrollments and improve productivity of your admissions team.

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Western Union Foundation and Discovery Education open doors for high school students with new career readiness initiative

The Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) have announced the launch of Open Doors: Unlock Your Future, a new online destination providing high school students, educators and families with high-quality tools and resources to help students prepare for their future through in-depth career exploration.

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