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FrontRow Launches New Lesson Capture Contest

Classroom audio and integrated solutions provider FRONTROW has launched a new contest where schools can try JUNO®, create a lesson capture video, and enter it to win prizes for their classroom.

Beyond Gamification: Cutting-Edge Technology Meets Alternative, Progressive Education

If you follow me on Forbes, you already know that I’m an advocate of gaming, pushing developers to harness interactive multimedia’s ability to positively impact children and adolescents in terms of intellectual and emotional development. Video games, I’ve argued, are the interactive mythology of a digital future.

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New York City Prep School Makes Reject List Public

The über-exclusive Dalton School reportedly sent a letter to boosters and alumni listing families with applications pending, students who pulled their applications (it’s rumored that in-the-know parents pull their children’s bids if they hear they will be turned away), and the names of students rejected from the school.

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Parents Sue N.Y. Governor Cuomo for $250M Education Aid

A group of city parents is suing Gov. Cuomo over $250 million in state funds withheld from schools after the city and teachers union failed to reach a deal on teacher evaluations.

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Ariz. Schools Placed on Lockdown After Report of Student with Gun

Three schools in Yuma, Ariz., were placed on lockdown on Tuesday morning after police were called to investigate a report of a student possibly carrying a gun.

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For Philadelphia Schools, Do The Math

It is imperative that Philadelphia’s citizens be involved in planning how to downsize its public-school system.

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Private Money and Public Schools

Sacramento's local education reform efforts illustrate a broader national trend: corporate funding of education reform via nonprofits to alter public schools.

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Pinellas County Schools and ASCD Partner to Support Common Core Implementation

The award-winning Pinellas County Schools (PCS) has chosen ASCD as its newest professional development partner.

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Veteran Superintendent Receives 2013 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award

Concetta Raimondi, 36 year veteran of public education and currently superintendent of Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, Ind., will be honored by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) and awarded the 2013 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award during the AASA National Conference on Education (NCE), Feb. 21-23 in Los Angeles, Calif.

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