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New Career Programs Presented to School Board

Thursday’s Calvert County Board of Education meeting featured two presentations on programs the school system is implementing to focus on student career readiness.

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School Board to Tfrom Budget due to Revenue, Enrollment Overestimates

Revenue overestimates and fewer students than anticipated are necessitating a budget adjustment in the Columbia School District.

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Hudson School District to Meet with Public to Find Space Solutions

The Hudson School District is asking residents to help generate ideas for long-range space solutions for its middle school and high school.

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State Board Assails Georgia Cyber Academy

State Board of Education members blasted Georgia Cyber Academy officials Tuesday, saying the online school is failing to meet the needs of its special education students.

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Uprooted in Storm, Students Endure Trek to Class

Life for the students of Rockaway Park — among the 33 schools that remain severely damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy — has been upended. Many have been scattered across New York City, with relatives or in shelters.

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PE Programs Stalled By State Loopholes

A report by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the American Heart Association has found that while nearly 75 percent of states require physical education in elementary through high school, over half of states permit students to substitute other activities for their required physical education credit, or otherwise fail to mandate a specific amount of instructional time.

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Atlanta Public Schools Select Digital Solutions from ASCD to Support Professional Development Goals

Atlanta Public Schools (APS), serving more than 51,000 students in the greater Atlanta, Ga., metro area, has become the latest school system to select digital solutions from ASCD to meet their district-wide professional development goals.

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Reading Assistant Program From Scientific Learning Wins 2012 Award of Excellence From Tech & Learning

The Reading Assistant™ program from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL) was named a winner in the 30th annual Awards of Excellence by Tech & Learning magazine.

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SMART Unveils World's First Fully-Integrated Touch-Enabled Interactive Projector

SMART Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:SMT) (TSX:SMA), a leading provider of collaboration solutions, announces the upcoming release of the world's first fully-integrated touch-enabled interactive projector.

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Benchmark Education Introduces Family Involvement Kits to Enhance K–8 Students’ Home Reading Practice

Literacy publisher Benchmark Education Company announces Read at Home, a new series of independent reading and parent interaction kits to help students get the practice they need at home to improve their reading skills.

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