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Former Seattle School Superintendent Dies

Former Seattle School Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson died Wednesday in Detroit at the age of 55. A friend and colleague who directs the Council of the Great City Schools, Michael Casserly, told The Seattle Times she was recently hospitalized with cancer.

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Hachette Joins myON reader Publishers Program

Capstone Digital, developer of personalized literacy environments for students, announces their myON™ reader platform will be augmented with the addition of 46 titles from Hachette Book Group's Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, publisher of bestselling picture books, fiction, and nonfiction for middle grade and young adult readers.

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National Educator Conference Zeroes in on Top 21st Century Issue

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its annual National Conference on Differentiated Instruction, taking place July 15-19, 2013 in Las Vegas.

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Samsung Needs Everyone’s Help to Select its Fall 2012 SUPERHERO Video Competition Winner

Samsung Techwin America’s Electronic Imaging Division, a leader in document camera technology, announced that it would like everyone’s help in selecting the winner of its fall 2012 Superhero video contest.

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A Little Mandarin's Song Featured on Putumayo Kids' Latest Release

A Little Mandarin joins international artist lineup in Putumayo Kids latest album, Putumayo Kids Presents World Sing-Along, available at retailers worldwide and LeapFrog's App Center.

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Cisco Awards $102,000 to Expand Math Education Improvements for Silicon Valley Children

The Cisco Foundation is awarding a $102,000 grant to the education non-profit MIND Research Institute to bring a results-driven blended learning program designed to close the achievement gap in math to 650 students at five additional Silicon Valley schools.

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Parents, Students Not Too Thrilled with State's Education System

An audit of the state's education system conducted by out-of-state firm Public Works, LLC identified several changes to make the West Virginia Department of Education run more efficiently and save millions of dollars. Now, nearly a year after the audit was released, parents and students are voicing their opinions of the state's education system.

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District Forming Committees to Increase Community Participation

Community and business members are invited to join strategic planning committees soon to be established by the Upper Darby School District.

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Most Missouri Schools Ready for New, Computer-Based Tests

A new report shows that a majority of Missouri's public schools have the technology necessary to conduct computer-based achievement testing set to begin during the 2014-15 school year.

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State Education Board Votes to Change Licensing Rules

Over the protests of teachers’ unions and some universities that train new teachers, the State Board of Education has changed the licensing and credential process rules for K-12 educators.

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