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VizZle® Now Supports Links Curriculum Presented by STAR® Autism Support

Monarch Teaching Technologies (MTT) today announced that STAR Autism Support (STAR) will provide subscribers of their Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Links Curriculum with access to special interactive content through VizZle, the web-based visual learning center.

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Knovation Acquires SideVibe to Improve Effective Use of Digital Resources

Under the terms of the agreement, Knovation will enhance its personalized digital curriculum content solutions and next generation learning engagement solutions by leveraging SideVibe’s expertise and proven methodologies on effective use of digital content in the classroom.

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Survey Reveals High School Students Lack Adequate Financial Knowledge

According to the survey, more than a quarter of students believe they will be unprepared to manage their finances upon high school graduation. In addition, students surveyed demonstrated that they do not understand basic financial facts and concepts.

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Kentucky Schools Launch Statewide Cloud-based ERP System

Of Kentucky’s 174 school districts, the remaining Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is working with Tyler on a migration plan, and will keep its more than 100,000 students and 6,400 teachers on its current, on-premise Munis system until the migration is complete.

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MRL Announces Educational Technology Division

The new division complements MRL’s vision to synthesize high-quality education research and high-quality educational technology research to improve student learning.

New Route to Transportation Savings

Public and private students living in the Solanco Public Schools district are picked up and dropped off daily at one of five hubs Solanco uses to bus students.

Blackboard Collaborate

To change the way teachers teach today’s active learners, we must change the way teachers learn using the learning technologies and media already embraced by their students, such as Blackboard Collaborate.

Strict Lunch Standards Tied to Healthy Weight

Strict school lunch standards that are similar to new regulations from the U.S. government may be tied to healthier body weights among students, according to a new study.

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Vaccine Confusion Blocks N.Y. Girl From School

A New York City kindergartner has been blocked from school over her mom's refusal to give her the chicken pox vaccine.

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Number of Snow Days Worries Rural Minn. Districts Over Testing

The words "snow day" may be one of the sweetest combinations any student can hear, but they cause major headaches for school administrators. During this year's tough winter, many rural Minnesota school districts repeatedly cancelled school.

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