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Former Ky. Schools Chief Caused Loss in State Funding

The indicted former superintendent of Breathitt County schools cost the district $191,000 in state funding by cutting 10 days from the school year in 2011, according to a state audit released Wednesday.

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La. Launches Site on Child Well-being

A new one-stop, online system is available to help parents and others keep track of how Louisiana’s children are doing when it comes to education, health care and poverty statistics.

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Are Charter Schools Worth It? Wash. Voters Will Decide

Washington's voters will in November again decide whether to allow charter schools in Washington, after having rejected similar proposals in 1995, 2000 and 2004.

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DreamBox introduces Intelligent Adaptive Learning™


Transform the way your students learn mathematics through a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning™ technology, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environments.

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Healthy Steps Forward


Dannon Institute and District Administration have teamed up to provide important information on school wellness policies and improving student health.

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SIIA CODiE Awards Deadline Approaching

The Software & Information Industry Association is accepting applications for the 2013 SIIA CODiE Awards until Friday, Oct. 19.

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Marlee Matlin and MEDL Mobile Team Up to Create Educational American Sign Language App

MEDL Mobile, Inc. (OTCBB:MEDL) -- a pioneer in the creation, development, marketing and monetization of mobile apps -- and Marlee Matlin, Academy Award(C)-winning actress, announce the release of "Marlee Signs," an educational app to learn to express yourself in American Sign Language. 

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New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Honors Paula Tallal, Co-Founder of Scientific Learning, With Inventor of the Year Award

The New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame has selected Scientific Learning Corp. (Nasdaq:SCIL) co-founder Dr. Paula Tallal to receive an Inventor of the Year Award.

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Turnitin Study Reveals Types and Frequency of Comments Left by Instructors on Student Papers

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced the results of a new study analyzing instructor feedback on 2,093,396 student papers submitted through GradeMark, the Turnitin online grading tool.

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Fla. Consortia Selects Data Management System

One of Florida’s Race to the Top initiatives is that all districts will implement a local instructional improvement system (LIIS) to provide teachers and administrators with the information and resources they need to improve their instructional practices, decision-making, and overall effectiveness.

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