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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's 2013 Top Young Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 15th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8, the Challenge rewards middle school students for their science acumen, demonstration of innovation and curiosity, and communication skills.

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National School Boards Association selects GuideK12 for its Technology Innovation Showcase

GuideK12 is thrilled to announce that it is one of six companies selected by The National School Boards Association (NSBA), for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.

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Global Leaders Kick-off New Year with Discussion around Improving the Quality of Education to Positively Impact Student Achievement

On January 28 dur­ing the annual Edu­ca­tion World Forum, Promethean and Cisco will host the sixth meeting of the virtual global think tank, Education Fast Forward (EFF). This group of global education change agents will be joined by students from around the world to debate the topic, From Learner Voice to Emerg­ing Lead­ers.

NSBA Launches Education Technology Innovation Showcase

The National School Boards Association (NSBA), with more than 25 years experience through its Technology Leadership Network (TLN), is pleased to announce the six companies selected for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.

“The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to highlight emerging companies that represent the diversity of new solutions in education,” said Ann Flynn, NSBA’s Director of Education Technology.

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Four Finalists Announced 2013 AASA National Superintendent of the Year Program

The American Association of School Administrators has announced four finalists in the 2013 National Superintendent of the Year program. The program, co-sponsored by ARAMARK Education, VALIC, and AASA, in its 26th year, honors the leadership and exceptional contributions to education of public school superintendents. AASA will announce the 2013 National Superintendent of the Year on Feb. 21, 2013, at the National Conference on Education in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Penn. Should Call Time-Out On Cyber Charters

Across Pennsylvania, school districts face unprecedented financial and structural challenges, leading many to drain reserves, furlough staff, and end proven, research-based programs. Yet one sector of public education is burgeoning, due in part to a lack of sufficient regulation by the state and a funding system that creates incentives for rapid growth.

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Counseling, More Than Armed Officers, Makes Our Schools Safer After Shootings

Now that some time has passed since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., perhaps it is time to reflect on what actions our schools might look forward to in 2013 and beyond.

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Ill. Schools Take Precautions Against Flu Outbreak

Quincy Public School officials say they are taking precautions as we head into the peak of flu season.

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Back to Year-Round Schools? Calif. District Weighs Options for Crowded Campuses

The Clark County School District hosted a town hall-style meeting Monday night to discuss possible solutions to school overcrowding, including major rezoning, moving to double-sessions and reverting to a year-round calendar.

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