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Capstone Digital President Todd Brekhus Named 2013 Visionary of the Year

Results are in for the third annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program honoring tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector. The distinguished awards program recognizes outstanding solutions—and the best and brightest minds—in education and technology.

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Edgenuity Approved as a Florida Virtual Instruction Program Provider

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that its curriculum and instructional model have been reviewed by the Florida Department of Education and found to meet state requirements to serve as a Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) provider for grades 6-12.

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Parents Want More Use Of Mobile Devices In Classrooms

In one of the most comprehensive studies of parents’ views on mobile devices in education, more than 50 percent of parents believe that schools should make more use of mobile devices in education and 32 percent agree that schools should require them in the classroom.

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HWCF, Discovery Education Award Schools For Healthy Living Initiatives

Through support from Playworld Systems, Good Sports and Wyndham® Extra Holidays more than $175,000 in prizes will be awarded to 14 schools across the nation.

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Dr. Winifred Hamilton Emphasizes Importance of Early Childhood Education

Stamford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Winifred Hamilton, along with superintendents from Bridgeport, Fairfield, and New Britain, participated in a panel discussion on the importance of early childhood education, Mon., April 29, 2013, at the Regional Superintendents’ Early Childhood Education Symposium in Ridgefield, Conn.

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Play-based Interventions

The Primary Mental Health Project offers early detection and prevention of social-emotional problems for children in K3.

TOTALe PRO from Rosetta Stone

Learn how technology can be leveraged to deliver language skills.

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Largest K-12 Student Science, Technology Competition Announces 2013 Winners

The young scientists and inventors of the 21st annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program, the world’s largest K-12 student science competition, are tackling many of today’s most pressing issues, and their prize-winning ideas could someday help build a better future.

Newport (R.I.) Schools Show Improvement, Still Struggle

Almost half of Newport high school students struggle to demonstrate proficiency in math and reading, according to a new report released by the Rhode Island research and advocacy group RI-CAN.

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