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Md. House Committee Passes School Construction Bill

The Appropriations Committee voted 21-3 to send the plan to the House floor. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch agreed on the legislation this week.

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Noteworthy Books

Recommended reading for district leaders.

TOTALe PRO from Rosetta Stone

Learn how technology can be leveraged to deliver language skills.

25 Big Ideas About Online Learning in 25 Minutes

View the on-demand presentation to see a panel of experts weighing in on what you need to know before implementing blended or online learning.

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Casio Introduces New Fostering Education Series

Casio, in conjunction with Clemson University – Casio’s Center of Academic Training – developed the Fostering Education Series, a collection of research-based books and education workbooks designed to empower educators and help foster a positive student-centered learning environment for math and science instruction through the use of appropriate tools.

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New Afterschool Program Engages Youth to Lead Active, Healthy Lives

In order to help afterschool programs maximize physical activity participation, SPARK has just launched a new version of their research-based Afterschool (AS) Program.

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Wowzers Learning Solution Now Has Enhanced Audio Quality, Sounds

Students using the award-winning digital learning solution Wowzers® will soon enjoy an even more engaging experience, as the company unveils several new sound features at this year’s ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Chicago.

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Acer Introduces New C7 Chromebook Models for Education

Acer America debuts new Acer C7 Chromebook models for its commercial customers, especially schools looking for a way to enhance student learning with technology that is affordable and impactful.

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New Study of N.J.s Preschool Program Confirms Lasting Effects of Pre-K

The latest study of New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program shows that children in the state’s most disadvantaged communities who participate in the pre-K program make significant gains in literacy, language, math and science through 4th and 5th grade. These findings build on previous results from kindergarten entry and at second grade follow-up.

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Edgenuity, NWEA Partner to Drive English Language Arts, Math

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions and Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), a leader in computer adaptive assessments that measure academic growth independent of grade, today announced the creation of a powerful new integration that will be available later this year.