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STEM Program Certification Awarded by Georgia Department of Education

The Georgia Department of Education has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) certification to the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain High School.

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MathFileFolderGames Helps Middle-Schoolers Conquer Fractions

Other than perhaps the opposite gender, nothing so perplexes the middle school student than fractions! Ordering fractions from least to greatest may strike fear in their hearts, but give them a compare and ordering fractions game, and that fear is greatly diminished, as the students' skills improve.

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Super Duper Introduces New Comprehending Negation Fun Deck

Super Duper Publications has introduced a new card deck — Comprehending Negation in Sentences Fun Deck — to its growing line of Fun Decks to help children understand statements that include the word "not."

observe4success Expands Executive Leadership Team

observe4success, leading provider of classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the addition of Erin Antonius to its executive leadership team.

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Honeywell Launches New Notifier Platform

NOTIFIER by Honeywell has launched a new Website to offer easier accessibility to its fire alarm and emergency communications product information for system designers and inspectors, as well as the specific, solutions-based information regularly sought by facility managers and first responders.

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ODYSSEYWARE Releases Writer Instructional Aid to Improve Writing Outcomes

ODYSSEYWARE, one of the leading publishers of online curriculum for students in grades 3-12, has recently released ODYSSEYWARE Writer, a new instructional aid for teachers and students to create focused and differentiated writing instruction.

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NY Gov.'s Education Plans Get Lukewarm Response

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to spend 4.4 percent more on schools next year received a lukewarm reception Wednesday from educators and advocates who praised some of the planned initiatives but said funding would remain short of what it should be under a landmark court ruling six years ago.

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Integrating instruction and formative assessment effectively

Using data from continued, timely assessment can strengthen teacher effectiveness and increase student achievement

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New Florida Education Chief Sets Top Priorities

Florida's new education commissioner says his top priorities are implementing Common Core State Standards and a new teacher merit pay and tenure law.

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South Dakota Committee Defers Action on Armed Civilians in Schools

Lawmakers took no action this morning on a proposal to allow school boards to post armed civilians at South Dakota schools.

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