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Los Angeles schools lose academic ratings after claims of cheating

Campuses in five Los Angeles County school systems were stripped of their scores on the state's Academic Performance Index over claims of cheating, other misconduct or mistakes that affected the handling of standardized tests.

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NSBA Calls on the FCC to Strengthen E-Rate & Provide More Funding for Internet Access in Schools

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recommends that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) modernize the E-rate program, increase the quality and speed of Internet connectivity in our nation’s schools, and address the technology gaps that remain.

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Doctoral Credit Available to Graduates of AASA’s National Superintendent Certification

School system leaders who complete National Superintendent Certification are eligible to receive 24 credits—an approximate $25,000 value—toward a doctor of education degree administered by Nova Southeastern University (NSU), announced this week by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

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iPad technology in the hands of all Perkins School students

For the first time in Massachusetts, a special education school is equipping each of its students with a personal iPad.

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MetaMetrics partners with LightSail education

The platform provides educators the ability to tailor reading instruction based on student ability, as well as measure student reading growth through the use of Lexile measures, the most widely adopted measure of reading ability and text complexity in the country.

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Student's broken arm allegedly treated with ice cream bars

Seven-year-old was playing on the school’s playground last week when she fell and broke her arm. When she was taken to the school office, Sarah J. Webber Media Arts Academy officials did not call 911; instead, they went through her emergency contact list, according to My Fox Detroit.

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Atomic Learning attains IMS Global Learning Consortium Certification with LTI v1.0 Conformance

With the Atomic Learning LTI Tool, instructors can search Atomic Learning’s online library of technology training videos and learning resources from within their LMS—and easily embed links to resources within courses.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the Center for Civic Education expand partnership

As an exclusive partner of CCE, We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, HMH will deliver new eTextbooks and enhanced eBook editions of the popular CCE program to students Grades 5-12 and teachers across the country.

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Teachers gain ability to lockdown from anywhere in classroom with New Schlage CO-220

The remote fob can be conveniently worn around the neck or on the wrist so that it is immediately accessible by teachers and staff. Like many other lockdown solutions from Ingersoll Rand, the Schlage CO-220 Standalone classroom security lock provides visual lockdown indication from inside the classroom. When the remote fob is pressed a red flashing light on the inside of the CO-220 lock indicates the lock is secure.