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Detroit Schools to Move 10 High Schools Into New 'Self-Governing' System This Fall

Detroit Public Schools is creating a hybrid system within the district this fall by converting 10 high schools into "self-governing" buildings, with a five-member board controlling the schools' budget, operations and hiring.

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IdeaPaint Breathes New Life into Classrooms at One of Chicago’s Oldest Schools

Classrooms at the 100-year-old Nettlehorst Elementary School in Chicago were filled with ancient, dusty chalkboards, so administrators decided to experiment with IdeaPaint to convert all of their chalkboards into modern whiteboards without having to buy any new equipment.

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School Specialty Launches New Grant Program

EPS, School Specialty’s Literacy and Intervention division, announced a new grant program designed to assist school districts in the development and improvement of RTI programs. 

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Digital Wish’s Apps Center for Education Helps Teachers Identify Android Apps

Funded by a grant from the Motorola Mobility Foundation, Digital Wish has just launched the Digital Wish Apps Center, the newest tool designed to help teachers find the best educational applications designed for the Android operating system. 

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Skype Partners With DonorsChoose.org to Bring Technology Resources to Classrooms Across the Country

Through a new partnership with DonorsChoose.org, Skype will donate $250,000 to teachers requesting technology materials to enable Skype video calling in their classrooms.

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Schoolwires Centricity2 Helps CGCS Improve Member Communications and Strengthen Council Image

The Council of the Great City Schools has implemented Schoolwires Centricity2 to help improve communications and resource sharing with its members and to enhance its image as a champion of high academic standards for urban schools.

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Small district makes big gains with online curriculum, support


A+ Anywhere Learning System by K12 helps Ohio school meet and exceed state standards after period of struggle

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Transforming education with leading-edge infrastructure and applications


This web seminar will illustrate how you can cost effectively upgrade your infrastructure and increase bandwidth capacity, allowing the district to take advantage of applications such as streaming video, video on demand, distance learning, school safety tools, unified communications and web portals for improved parent-teacher communications.

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Save paper, save trees, save money


Our featured speaker, Professor Thomas Goldman, a noted author, lecturer, technologist and consultant, will discuss strategies for reducing paper, improving sustainability, streamlining collaboration and improving operational efficiencies.

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Is Fruit Juice a Healthy Beverage for Kids?


Nutrition experts weigh in to dispel the myths associated with fruit juice consumption by children.

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