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Children’s Physical Activity Guidelines


Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.

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Tribal Curriculum Available to Wash. Schools

A picture of Chief Little Crow was plastered across the first page of a PowerPoint presentation that 13-year-old Brandon Spencer was assembling at White Swan High School one recent morning.

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MultiTouch Announces World’s First Fully Integrated 42” and 55” Windows 8 Interactive Displays

MultiTouch Ltd.

MultiTouch Ltd. announced the launch of its 42” and 55” MultiTaction® multitouch displays that are fully integrated with Windows 8. The new MultiTaction® Cell 42” (MT420W8) and 55” (MT550W8) with embedded Windows 8 on Intel Core i7 are the first large format displays with a built-in touch user interface.

Jeb Bush Pushes Contentious School Reforms

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush soared to rock star status in the education world on the strength of a chart.

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LearnSprout Announces New Apps for Educators at the SIIA EdTech Business Forum in New York

LearnSprout

LearnSprout, the first universal application programming interface (API) for K-12 education announced today two new apps for schools and districts: LearnSprout Dashboard and LearnSprout Messages while presenting at the Software & Information Industry Association’s EdTech Business Forum.

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Harrison School District Two Combines Online and On-Site Speech Therapy Services to Better Serve Students

PresenceLearning

Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, Colorado has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, to help relieve the district’s speech-language pathologist (SLP) shortage

New York City Drops Plans to Close 10 Struggling High Schools

The Bloomberg administration has abandoned a controversial plan to close 10 struggling city high schools.

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Detroit Schools Battle For Custody Following Public Act 4 Repeal

Brooke Harris, a teacher at Detroit's Mumford High School, is confused.

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V Blend Meets Tough Vegetable Requirements for School Nutrition Programs

Country Pure Foods

Country Pure Foods, a processor of juice products for school grades K-12, is excited to announce the addition of V Blend Vegetable / Fruit Blend juices to its product offering.

Charter Schools Outperform Public Schools in N.J., Study Finds

Students who attend New Jersey’s rapidly growing menu of charter schools earned higher math scores than their district school counterparts 40 percent of the time between 2007 and 2011, according to a report released today by Stanford University.

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