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New Guides Help School Leaders Support Common Core State Standards Implementation

Achieve, in partnership with College Summit, the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), has released a series of action briefs on the role of school counselors, secondary school leaders, and elementary school leaders in the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

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The VHS Collaborative Outpaces National 2012 AP Exam Scores by Over 10 Percent

The VHS Collaborative (VHS), the nonprofit pioneer of K-12 online learning, today announced the release of their 2012 Advanced Placement (AP) exam pass rates.

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App2Pro's New App Secret Passcode Protects Sensitive Data on iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches

App2Pro announces the release of App Secret 1.0.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This popular utility app lets users passcode protect their private photos, videos, notes, reminders, contacts, voice memos, and at an attractive introductory price $0.99 (USD).

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National Wildlife Federation Releases Final Report on Textbook Recycling in America

Almost 40 percent of K-12 and higher education schools are storing or throwing away textbooks that are dated, damaged or have otherwise reached the end of their productive life, leaving significant potential to increase book recycling programs across the country, according to a new study by the National Wildlife Federation.

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Gale Adds National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World to its National Geographic Virtual Library Product Line

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, a new multimedia resource in its National Geographic Virtual Library (NGVL) product line.

Essential Collaboration, Web 2.0 and Social Learning Platforms For 21st Century Education

Using New Technology to Increase Student Engagement, Build Partnerships, and Drive Productivity

5 effective steps to solving the bullying epidemic, and the tools to get you there

Learn how districts can use the latest technology to combat bullying, violence, drug abuse and other dangerous behavior.

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Responsive Classroom Awarded $250,000 Grant by NoVo Foundation

The Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of the Responsive Classroom® approach to elementary education, has been awarded a $250,000 Scaling Grant for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Program Providers by the NoVo Foundation.

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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's 2013 Top Young Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 15th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8, the Challenge rewards middle school students for their science acumen, demonstration of innovation and curiosity, and communication skills.

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National School Boards Association selects GuideK12 for its Technology Innovation Showcase

GuideK12 is thrilled to announce that it is one of six companies selected by The National School Boards Association (NSBA), for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.