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P21 and Pearson Foundation Launch 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student, and the Pearson Foundation, announced the launch of the 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program, a new collaborative effort to identify and document exemplary 21st century learning practices that are improving student learning in classrooms and communities across the United States.

Calif. League Unites Students With, Without Disabilities

The Los Angeles Unified School District/Special Olympics Unified Basketball League aims to help students of all capabilities interact with one another.

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National Survey of Teachers: Impact of Technology in the Classroom

PBS LearningMedia today released findings from a national survey of pre-K-12 teachers that provides a current snapshot of how teachers are utilizing technology in America’s classrooms, the types of technology teachers have access to and their attitudes toward technology.

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MSA Security to Host Active Shooter Symposium for School Officials at New Jersey Institute of Technology

MSA Security (MSA), an industry leader in high consequence threat protection and specialized training dedicated to helping schools enhance their security measures, is hosting a free symposium to help school officials better understand and address the active shooter threat impacting the nation's schools.

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Voyager Learning Announces Summer School Grant Program

Voyager Learning, the leading provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, announces the new Summer School Grant Program, which provides qualifying districts with substantial grant awards to support the implementation of research-driven summer school solutions.

Preferential Treatment Shown to Certain Businesses in Charter Construction in Ill.

Built in 2011 with $25 million from Illinois taxpayers, the curvy, stainless-steel structure that houses the UNO Soccer Academy Elementary Charter School leaps out from the neighboring landscape of boxy brick houses on the Southwest Side.

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Report Questions How Calif. Schools Managed Lands

Researchers are questioning how California's schools have managed the more than 5.5 million acres that the federal government granted to the state when it joined the union, according the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Lack of High-Speed Broadband Causes Headaches in Rural N.H.

As teaching and technology are increasingly intertwined, rural schools, including some in the area, often are left lacking access to the high-speed broadband necessary to keep up with the latest education trends.

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Rockwood School District uses PublicSchoolWORKS to Efficiently Deliver and Track the Completion of Staff Compliance Training

With 4,000 staff members to train, the Rockwood School District in Eureka, MO needed an easier way to ensure that all staff members were completing their six annual, and mandatory, compliance trainings.

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Innovative Navi-Gator® Parent-Child Communication Program from Super Duper

Super Duper Publications is pleased to introduce Navi-Gator, a picture-mapping communication program for parents and children, and the Navi-Doll, a soft, green, plush alligator toy that will become your child’s good communication buddy.

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