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FundingFactory and Learning Resources Collaborate to Support School and Nonprofit eWaste Recycling

FundingFactory, the largest recycling fundraiser, is partnering with Learning Resources®, a leading global manufacturer of educational products, to help schools earn the latest classroom technology.

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Education Secretary: Printed Textbooks To Become "Obsolete"

Worried your kids spend too much time with their faces buried in a computer screen? Their schoolwork may soon depend on it.

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Parchment Merges Docufide With Avow Systems to Create Largest Electronic Transcript Network Linking Schools and Universities

Parchment Inc. today announces the acquisition of Avow Systems, Inc., merging two of the leading electronic transcript (e-Transcript) platforms – Docufide® serving 30 percent of U.S. secondary schools and Avow Systems serving nearly 100 top postsecondary institutions, including Stanford University, the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado systems.

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Schools Look at Software Blocking Non-sexual LGBT Websites

Public schools across the country overwhelmingly responded positively to the "Don't Filter Me" campaign to address discriminatory censorship of web content in public schools, the American Civil Liberties Union announced in a report today.

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Study to Explore Parents' Perceptions of Mobile Learning

As students head back to school, more of them than ever before will be using mobile devices in the classroom and at home for educational purposes.  This fall, leading industry research firm Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a research study to examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms.

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Many in Boston Area May Be Forced to Switch Schools

Proposed changes to the way Boston assigns students could force thousands of children already attending schools to move to new ones in two years, stirring unease among parents and prompting officials to quickly seek a remedy.

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Children’s Physical Activity Guidelines


Dr. Gregory Welk communicates the necessity of daily physical activity for children, provides guidelines for meeting daily activity requirements, and discusses the positive correlation between physical activity and classroom learning.

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DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™


Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

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Oakland Schools to Allow Federal Monitoring of Black Student Discipline

The Oakland Unified School District and the U.S. Department of Education agreed last week to allow for at least five years of federal monitoring as the district attempts to reduce the disproportionately high black student suspension rate, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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N.C. District Cuts Power Bill by $1M

A program aimed at lowering the costs of energy and water for New Hanover County Schools appears to be paying off.

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