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Turnitin Approaches 20 Million Graded Papers in GradeMark

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced that it is rapidly approaching 20 million graded papers in its awardwinning GradeMark tool.

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Conceptua Math Expands Breakthrough Digital Common Core Fractions Program

Conceptua Math, the leader in online visually-interactive math curriculum, announced a major expansion to its breakthrough Conceptua Fractions program. The newest version introduces a unique approach to teaching math – Keep the Teacher in the Equation.

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County School Officials Reviewing Procedures After Boy Walks Away From Ohatchee Elementary

Calhoun County school officials are reviewing their classroom absence policies in the wake of the temporary disappearance of a kindergartner Tuesday morning.

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Top U.S. Educator Touts Technology

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan got his show on the road here Wednesday, hyping the promise of technology to transform education as he embarked on a series of back-to-school pep talks across the country.

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Test Scores a Mixed Bag for Students Across the State

Test scores released by the Oregon Department of Education on Wednesday revealed mixed results in math, reading, science and writing.

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Board of Education Discusses Eliminating Second Half-Credit Gym Class Requirement in High School

The Carroll County Board of Education plans to further discuss eliminating the half-credit high school requirement of a second gym class at its Oct. 10 meeting.

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Some Parents Are Very Concerned About Their Children's Overload School Buses

In Palm Beach County parents are complaining there are not enough school bus drivers and that means more kids are being crammed into fewer buses. 

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Easton Area School District in Talks to Launch Cyber Academy

Easton Area School District students may soon be able to obtain diplomas without leaving their homes if the district approves a proposed cyber academy.

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Debate Continues Over Private School Choice Program

One of the least talked about issues on the campaign trail this year is education - specifically whether the government should provide vouchers or tax breaks to parents who send their kids to private school.

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Upper Dublin School District Food Service Goes Healthy, Loses Money

A detailed presentation on how the Upper Dublin School District Food Service is faring in its attempt to serve more healthy foods dominated the school board’s Sept. 10 meeting.

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