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Hurricane Sandy Aftermath: Some N.J. Schools Reopen with No Heat, No Lunch

In Union Beach, school officials are working to find temporary classrooms for 720 students after the small town's single school was flooded by Hurricane Sandy,

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Netop Response, a New Student Response System from the Leaders in Classroom Management Solutions

Netop, the worldwide leader in classroom management software, launched Netop Response, a new web-based, interactive student response system that turns any smart device into a clicker. With Netop Response, teachers can actively engage students and easily assess learning. 

SIIA Innovation Incubator Participants Announced

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces participants for its Innovation Incubator Program.

Houghton Mifflin Launches New HMH reader for iPad

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

Blackboard Unveils Updated/Social LMS

Blackboard Inc. unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn, marking a significant milestone in the company’s effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products.

DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™

Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

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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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LAUSD (CA) and Mental Health Partners Get Grant for Trauma Work

The Los Angeles Unified School District's mental health department, along with a group of partners, recently landed a $2.4-million grant to work with students exposed to traumatic events.

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Albuquerque (NM) Charter School Teaches Kids to Fly Planes

Its official title is the Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy, or better known at SAMS.

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