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Mich. Schools Face Kindergarten Funding Changes

Updated state rules mean that public schools in Michigan must offer all-day kindergarten to receive full funding for each kindergarten pupil starting in September.

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Heidi Hayes Jacobs to Present at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Executive Director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute and President of Curriculum Designers, Inc., will present at the 2012 School Improvement Innovation Summit July 16-17th.

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N.Y.'s Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center Selects eBOARD for Streamlining Board Operations

eBOARDsolutions is pleased to announce that their web-based suite of tools, eBOARD, has been selected by the Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center as the best tool for streamlining board of education operations to offer to their member districts and BOCES in New York.

 

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Chief to Release New Mobile Video Wall Cart

Chief, an industry leader in mounts, racks and interactive solutions, announces plans to release a new Fusion Series mobile video wall cart this spring.

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SimplexGrinnell Acquires Certified Fire Protection, Inc.

SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company and longtime leader in fire and life safety, announced the acquisition of privately held Certified Fire Protection, Inc., a leader in fire suppression in the greater Atlanta area for the past 20 years.

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Optoma Adds Interactivity to Popular Short Throw Projector

Optoma has added interactive capabilities to one of its most popular short throw projectors, the TW610STi .

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Herff Jones-Nystrom and Smart Technologies Announce Exclusive Integration for StrataLogica

Using version 11 of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software being released in spring 2012, StrataLogica will become the first web application to integrate with the latest version of the software used by SMART customers.

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Climate Change Debate Brewing in American Classrooms

There’s a new battle brewing in America’s classrooms, and while it doesn’t have the religious implications of the evolution vs. creationism debate, it has prompted several state legislatures and local school boards to get involved.

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Harnessing Gaming for the Classroom

Paul Howard-Jones thinks he knows the answer to a question that has long puzzled both parents and professors: Why is it that the same teenagers who turn sullen and despondent when faced with a half hour of learning French verbs or organic compounds are happy to spend hours mastering the computer game Minecraft’s physics engine or the counterfactual history in Call of Duty?

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Opinion: Oakland Schools Denied Secession Bids

The Oakland school board rejected the charter school petitions submitted by the faculties of ASCEND and Learning Without Limits, public elementary schools in the Fruitvale area that want to secede from the school district.

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