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New Version of ScholarChip's NFC-Powered Automated Classroom Attendance Now Adds Compliance with State Mandates

ScholarChip is pleased to announce an update to its classroom attendance solution, part of its School Safety and Operations System (SOSS): a smart card-based classroom attendance service that assists schools in complying with new mandates as they relate to APPR (Annual Professional Performance Review).

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Nearpod Launches Next Generation of All-in-One Solution to Turn iPads Into Teaching Tools

Praised by educators around the world as the “next big thing in ed-tech,” Nearpod unveiled the next generation of its all-in-one solution for the synchronized use of iPads to support teaching and learning.

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Manhattan Beach Unified School District Picks PowerSchool

Pearson NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education technology and services, announced today that Manhattan Beach Unified School District has selected PowerSchool as its new web-based student information system (SIS).

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Texas District Gets Proposal to Add 5 Bilingual Schools

Three middle schools and two high schools in Spring Branch ISD could be sites for the district's secondary dual-language program, should the district move forward with a committee's recommendations.

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Mich. Ed Agency Proposes Rebooting Schools

Teachers union leaders are calling for creating a preschool through community college system, expanded use of blended learning and year-round programs for at-risk students as part of a plan to reboot Michigan’s school funding system.

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Edison (N.J.) Board Seeks to Achieve Parity Among Schools

The Board of Education’s goals this year focus on bridging the gaps.

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Denounced School Leadership Costs N.Y. District Millions

Taxpayers pour nearly $9 million a year into salaries for central office administrators in the Buffalo Public Schools – the very people deemed by the district’s distinguished educator to be largely responsible for the consistent failure of the system.

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U.S. says Pa. Was Not Authorized to Change Charter Progress Rules

The U.S. Department of Education says the Pennsylvania Education Department "acted prematurely" when it changed rules for how charter schools can meet academic-performance standards on the annual PSSA achievement test.

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State Board Gives Provisional Accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools

The Missouri State Board of Education has voted to restore provisional accreditation for St. Louis Public Schools.

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Tenn. Withholds Funds Over Charter-School Fight

Tennessee education officials withheld $3.4 million from Nashville's school district after the city barred a charter school from opening in an affluent neighborhood, the culmination of a fight that has highlighted growing tension over the expansion of such schools.

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