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Survey Results Show Need for More Targeted Results When Searching Online for Learning Resources

Educators need faster ways to find the resources they are looking for and resource providers want better discoverability on the Internet, according to results from recent surveys conducted by the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative.

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N.Y.C. Selects Blackboard Collaborate for Use in District Schools

The New York City Department of Education has chosen Blackboard Collaborate in an effort to enhance student achievement and personalize instruction through the iLearnNYC program.

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Fordham Institute Recommends Best Resources for Implementing the Common Core Standards

In a new study, the Thomas B. Fordham Institute recommends Common Core 360 as one of the most effective tools for schools to save money as they implement the CCSS.

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Build Your Dream Classroom

With the support of the PTA, schools can purchase Promethean products, and the company will match the amount raised by the PTA, up to $3,800 for the purchase of qualifying products.

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Compass Learning Odyssey 2012 Empowers Educators With Custom Courses and Grade Management Solutions

CompassLearning announced the 2012 summer version of CompassLearning Odyssey, which includes expanded content control, course and grade management and more than 400 new activities.

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E2020 Inc. Launches Virtual School Services

E2020 Inc. announced the launch of Virtual School Services, which provides districts and schools with the ability to create their own virtual learning programs.

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North Carolina Schools Prepare for Curriculum Overhaul

What one school official calls an “ambitious alignment” will soon affect the county and state’s educational standards, assessments and accountability methods in an effort to meet the future expectations of student achievement.

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MontrealTeacher Shows Class Jun Lin 'Murder Video'

A Montreal teacher has been suspended after showing pupils a video said to show the murder of a Chinese student.

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A Michigan School Board Votes to Sell Trees to Raise Cash

A mid-Michigan school board has voted to sell some large, century-old trees near school offices to help plug a budget hole.

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Mitt Romney's Plan for Fixing Special Education

Last week, Mitt Romney released a white paper outlining his vision for education in America.

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