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Houghton Mifflin Launches Educational "Museum-Style" Exhibit, Celebrating 180 Years of Literary Heritage

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) unveiled “Contributions to Curiosity”, an interactive exhibit that showcases 180 years of company history and celebrates Boston’s impact on America’s literary and educational landscape. Created in partnership with Boston Children’s Museum, the permanent exhibit will offer Boston youth the chance to connect and engage with invaluable elements of local and literary history.

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South Kitsap School District Implements Tools4ever’s User Management Resource Administrator to Streamline Internal Efficiencies

Tools4ever, the worldwide market leader in identity and access management solutions with more than five million user accounts, announced that South Kitsap School District has implemented its User Management Resource Administrator (UMRA) solution.

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Ken-A-Vision Announces EduCam Classroom Viewer, the First Tablet Application for Document Cameras and Digital Microscopes

Ken-A-Vision, a leading manufacturer of digital presentation solutions, document cameras, microscopes and applications software for the educational market, today announced the availability of EduCam, the first cloud-based mobile application for document cameras and digital microscopes.

School 'Hand Hygiene' Plan Shows No Asthma Benefit

An arsenal of hand sanitizers, hygiene education and good old-fashioned soap failed to prevent asthma attacks among school children in one Alabama county.

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Three N.J. High Schools Roll Out New CTEP Marketing Course to Prepare Students for College, Career

Carteret High School, Mount Olive High School in Flanders, and JFK High School in Paterson are the first schools in New Jersey to offer Principles of Marketing, a 35-week standards based course that uses up-to-date marketing materials and real-world problem-solving exercises to better prepare students for a career or college.

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Texas Public Schools Require More Funding to Serve Hispanics, Expert Testifies

A rapidly growing Hispanic enrollment will require the state and school districts to spend more money because so many of the students come from poor families, a population expert testified Tuesday.

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Ohio Might Reimburse Schools $576K After Miscalculation

In an unusual move, the Ohio School Facilities Commission will recommend the state reimburse $576,000 of the cost Huber Heights City Schools spent to add five extra classrooms to its new elementary schools after district officials argued a state consultant miscalculated enrollment projections.

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Montgomery County to Consider Later Start Times for High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools will consider implementing later start times for its high schools following a push from parents, Superintendent Joshua Starr said Wednesday.

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No Usual Incidents at Md. Schools Targeted by Bomb Threat

Police presence was in evidence at five Harford County high schools Wednesday morning; however, no unusual incidents were reported in the wake of an earlier threats that a bomb had been planted in one of the schools.

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Audit: U.S. Oversight of Charter School Funds Lax

An audit of the U.S. Department of Education's division overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school funding has criticized the office for failing to properly monitor how states spend the money.