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Elmer’s, Kids In Need Foundation Announce Teacher Grant Program

The Kids In Need Foundation announces the second year of a teacher grants program sponsored by Elmer’s Products Inc. Grants range from $100 to $500.

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Texas School District Partners With Hatch

Crockett Early Childhood Center, of the Crockett (Texas) Independent School District, has partnered with Hatch to bring award-winning technology solutions proven effective in increasing literacy and math outcomes to its pre-K and kindergarten classrooms.

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Time To Know Users Cite High Satisfaction With Digital Teaching Platform

Based on a recent customer survey by Time To Know, teachers in New York and Texas using the company’s Digital Teaching Platform in their classrooms are satisfied with the program and have seen improvements in student engagement and academic progress.

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eScholar Complete Data Warehouse Addresses One of Education’s Most Complex Data Issues

eScholar has expanded its role in capturing data as changing regulations and federally funded programs, including Race to the Top and NCLB, have state education agencies upgrading their data infrastructure and analysis capabilities. 

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Extron Launches New Classroom Technology Web Site for Education Professionals

Extron Electronics has launched a new Web site that makes it easy for K12 educators and administrators to find information on Extron classroom AV products and technologies. 

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Leading Educational Content Provider netTrekker Becomes “Knovation”

netTrekker announced that it has re-launched as Knovation. The new entity reflects a transformation of the company’s strategic growth plan and ongoing endeavor to create breakthrough digital content solutions for K12 education. 

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Discovery Education Welcomes Tanya Van Court as Senior Vice President, Partner Marketing

Discovery Education named Tanya Van Court senior vice president of partner marketing, where she is charged with overseeing the development of consumer-facing programs and district-led initiatives to support educators in their transition to digital learning environments.

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Senate Bill in Florida Would Require Teaching Sept. 11 Attacks

Schools would be required to teach about the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 under a bill that passed out of a Senate committee Tuesday.

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Chicago High School Makes $190,000 in Student Fines

Forget watching the clock, chewing gum, or slouching. At the Noble Network of Charter Schools' 10 Chicago campuses students are on their best behavior-- otherwise it will cost them.

"Students tell us by and large they don't like the whole system as most teenagers would, but the proof is in the pudding," said Michael Milkie, CEO and superintendant of the Noble Network of Charter Schools.

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Tata, Two Wake (N.C.) School Board Members Spar Over Community Group

Wake County schools Superintendent Tony Tata has apologized to two school board members following an email exchange in which he accused them of supporting a community group that attacked his truthfulness last week.

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