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Guards help escort Chicago kids to new schools

Thousands of Chicago children whose schools were shuttered last spring walked to new ones on the first day of school Monday under the watchful eye of police officers and newly hired safety guards there to provide protection as the kids crossed unfamiliar streets — many of them gang boundaries.

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Children petition for their right to study: Whole school raises grades by 1 full grade-point

Unlike the common misconception that kids these days are not interested in school, student Timothy Decatur-Luker of Madison, VA, and students from Maeser Prep Academy in Orem, UT are breaking the stereotype.

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Atlona® now shipping AT-HDDA-2 and AT-HDDA-4 distribution amplifiers

The AT-HDDA-2 and AT-HDDA-4 distribution amplifiers are ideal for small- and medium-sized TV showroom and digital signage applications that utilize cutting-edge Ultra HD resolution.

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$3,000,000 in State of Michigan Education grants supported by new mentoring program

The FY2013 State School Aid Act, section 99h appropriated $3,000,000 for the 2013-14 school year for competitive grants to districts that provide pupils in grades 7-12 with expanded opportunities to improve mathematics, science, and technology skills by participating in events hosted by a science and technology development program known as FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics.

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Chegg launches new mobile app

With the app, Chegg is matching the key functionality of the site to students' mobile devices, allowing them to access the information they need anytime, anywhere.

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Assessment Technology Incorporated launch Actionable Dashboard Reporting

Dashboards, launched by Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI), offer educators a convenient method to view and interact with data for evaluation, assessment, and instruction in a single location. Using widget technology, Dashboards display graphical information quickly and clearly.

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Benchmark Education receives grant for new online ACE© Research Project Organizer

The grant will fund the development of RPOs around major themes, including environment, government, economics, and technology and society with a culminating focus on argumentative writing.

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Undercurrent Educational Information Systems and Estrellita announce partnership

The companies, which represent two of the most innovative brands in the educational services industry, will collaborate to deliver a unique curriculum bundle to schools across the country.

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Big changes at Dallas' Alcuin School include upper school addition, new name

Located on the Alcuin School's north Dallas campus, the upper school will feature curriculum from the International Baccalaureate, a world-renowned college preparatory program created to serve the families of the diplomatic corps. The IB Programme emphasizes collaborative learning and student initiative through an interdisciplinary academic core of math, science, humanities, English, foreign language, technology, arts and athletics.

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Net Texts announces new version of its content management system for open educational resources

The latest version of the Net Texts solution includes a variety of upgrades and new features that allow teachers to more quickly and easily create and deliver lessons, units and complete courses using free, high-quality open educational resources (OER).