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Raytheon mentors drive meaningful, measurable outcomes with students

Students who work with the Raytheon mentor network report increased interest in academics and improved grade performance. The MathMovesU mentoring programs provide students nationwide with hands-on, project-based learning, one-on-one tutoring, and real-life math and science applications – techniques that are proving highly effective.

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Wisconsin's School District of New Berlin chooses DecisionEd to provide data management, analytics and reports

DecisionEd announced today that it has entered into an agreement with the School District of New Berlin, WI to enable data-driven decision making throughout their district with the implementation of the DecisionEd performance management solution. Under the agreement, DecisionEd will implement a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports.

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Cartoon Network expands STOP BULLYING: SPEAK UP Campaign

The fall 2013 schedule of events also includes the world television premiere of the new movie, Contest, on Oct. 6, which centers on the story about a bully and his victim, and an original PSA to play on Cartoon Network throughout the coming year.

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BBS Architects, Landscape Architects & Engineers opens Prospect School in Hempstead, N.Y. following $18.1-million renovation

HUFSD has retained BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers to review the possibility of redeveloping, modernizing, and reopening the Prospect School, which was shut down and abandoned in 2003. BBS performed a review of the building’s technical condition and analyzed the district’s spacial and programming needs.

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“Plugfest” proves FiberPlex Fiber Optic Converter for AVB A/V streaming beyond the 100-meter mark

An impromptu “plugfest” involving a new FiberPlex converter box earlier this month at the Las Vegas labs of top AV integrator AVDB Group solved a recurring problem with the growing number of platforms using the IEEE AVB set of protocols for AV streaming.

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'Back to school' means back to bad study habits for many students

According to a number of recent interviews with educators who have implemented SOAR in their scholastic programs, students are finally grasping critical study skills habits that are accelerating their academic performance.

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San Lorenzo school board picks Fred Brill as new leader

Fred Brill, superintendent of the Lafayette School District since 2008, was awarded a four-year contract by the San Lorenzo school board. He will replace Superintendent Dennis Byas, who is retiring at the end of the month.

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Orange County Schools, N.C., picks Gerri Martin as new superintendent

Gerri Martin currently serves as the superintendent of McDowell County Schools, where she has been since July 2012. She will join Orange County in October.

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Hackensack, N.J., district names Karen Lewis new superintendent

Karen Lewis was an assistant superintendent in the Highland Park district and is set to receive $167,000 annually as per her five-year contract.

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State delays vote on capping special ed student class limit

Facing an “unprecedented” public reaction, the Illinois State Board of Education put off a vote Thursday repealing state rules that limit the number of special education students in classrooms.

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