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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and HISTORY Unveil New Social Studies iBooks Textbooks for the Apple iPad

Available on the iBookstore, The Americans and World History: Patterns of Interaction represent the next step in the revolutionary partnership of HMH and HISTORY which aims to bring engaging educational experiences to tech-savvy students.

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IdeaPaint Expands Product Line With Launch of CLEAR

IdeaPaint announced that it has again expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of CLEAR, a certified low-emission, virtually odorless, LEED-compliant dry erase paint.

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Innovative Software Program Gains Ground in Educating Growing Number of Children With Autism

New online software products like BrainPro Autism provide support and deliver positive changes in the brain, improving both reading and social skills for students with neurological disorders.

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Epson to Provide BrightLink Interactive Projectors for “LIVE! with Kelly” ‘Top Teacher Week’ Finalist

Epson was featured on the nationally-syndicated morning talk show, LIVE! with Kelly, during its third annual "Top Teacher Week."

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Discovery Education and OPEI Award Chula Vista School With $5,000 Eco-Friendly Outdoor Makeover

Discovery Education and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute announced the Grand Prize winner and two runners up of the ‘Spruce Up Your School’ sweepstakes. 

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Douglas County (Colo.) Teachers Union - School District Negotiations Without Violence

Attending a public negotiating session one afternoon last week between the Douglas County, Colorado school district administration and the American Federation of Teachers Union was an eyeopener that revealed union attitudes.

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Key vote on N.H. Education Funding this Week

From Pittsburg to Salem, every New Hampshire resident who has a child in public schools or pays property taxes has a stake in Wednesday's House and Senate votes on a proposed constitutional amendment that would largely overturn the landmark 1997 Claremont II court decision on school funding.

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Alabama Education Leaders Looking at Implementation of School Grading System, Incentive Program

Alabama education officials are still reviewing a new law that establishes a statewide system for grading public schools and provides cash incentives to schools that improve their students' performance.

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Louisiana Makes Bold Bid To Privatize Public Education

Louisiana is embarking on the nation's boldest experiment in privatizing public education, with the state preparing to shift tens of millions in tax dollars out of the public schools to pay private industry, businesses owners and church pastors to educate children.

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Modesto (Calif.) Schools Reorganization Includes Special Education

The key change in Modesto (Calif.) City Schools' administrative reorganization involves folding special education programs into the educational services division.

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