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SparkFun Electronics Announces 2013 National Education Tour

The goal of the tour, which plans to make at least 50 stops across all 50 states, is to inspire passion for electronics in students and educators across the country, teaching lifelong skills such as programming, soldering and circuit-building along the way.

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Newer Technology Announces Next Generation Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution

Designed to enhance living and working spaces by eliminating the need for power adapters, the Power2U AC/USB outlet now features NEC tamper-resistant receptacles and is available in a new 20 Amp model for residential and commercial, hospitality, education, and municipal applications.

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Carnegie Learning® Scores High in Rigorous Common Core Textbook Adoption Year

In 2012, Carnegie Learning curricula were adopted for long-term implementation in six states after completing instructional materials evaluation and review driven by the new Common Core State Standards. Carnegie Learning's research-based textbooks and adaptive learning software were evaluated and approved for use in:

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New Study Finds 21 States Have More Non-Teaching Staff than Teachers

Twenty-one states employ more bus drivers, librarians, cafeteria workers, deputy superintendents, accountants, coaches, nurses, assistant principals, and other non-teaching personnel than they do classroom teachers, according to a new analysis of state education employees by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

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Annual K-12 Administrator Summit Offers Fresh, Timely, Relevant Content

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2013 Administrator Summit pre-conference, taking place July 15, 2013 in Las Vegas.

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Early Learning Labs, Inc. Unveils myIGDIs Early Literacy+

Early Learning Labs, Inc., a nationwide provider of early childhood assessment products and services, is thrilled to announce the second edition of myIGDIs (Individual Growth and Development Indicators) for Early Literacy.

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Samsung Display Technology Helps Enable Collaborative Learning Environment

Samsung Electronics America Inc. and dB Audio & Video announced today the successful completion of a project with Hall County Schools in Gainesville, GA to create a state-of-the-art, collaborative learning environment featuring commercial displays and interactive whiteboards at the district’s innovative Academies of Discovery.

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Bridging the Achievement Gap With Insight 360

Edmund G. Ross Elementary School believes all children can learn. But, as a Title I school located in an economically disadvantaged area of northeast Albuquerque, students and teachers have faced challenges meeting student-achievement benchmarks and gradelevel targets.

School Risk… Too Risky to Ignore

View the on-demand presentation to learn the practical steps all school administrators must take to ensure schools are safe and operational.

Transitions to Digital Media

Are school libraries on the way out?