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Transforming education with leading-edge infrastructure and applications


This web seminar will illustrate how you can cost effectively upgrade your infrastructure and increase bandwidth capacity, allowing the district to take advantage of applications such as streaming video, video on demand, distance learning, school safety tools, unified communications and web portals for improved parent-teacher communications.

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Save paper, save trees, save money


Our featured speaker, Professor Thomas Goldman, a noted author, lecturer, technologist and consultant, will discuss strategies for reducing paper, improving sustainability, streamlining collaboration and improving operational efficiencies.

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Is Fruit Juice a Healthy Beverage for Kids?


Nutrition experts weigh in to dispel the myths associated with fruit juice consumption by children.

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Khan Academy: Free Education in App Form

Those who own an iPad will likely tell you their tablet goes above and beyond e-mail, video playback and Angry Birds.

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Students Needing Special Education in Ore. on the Rise

The number of students in special education across Oregon continues to climb as schools struggle to meet state graduation and learning targets for them, according Oregon Department of Education data.

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Mo. Senate Budget Plan Spares Education From Cuts

Education would be spared from cuts but fewer state employees would get pay raises under a budget plan put forth by a Missouri Senate committee.

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Ariz. Ethnic Studies Law Only Enforced in TUSD Mexican American Studies

The Arizona law that prohibits school districts from teaching classes, like the Mexican American Studies classes taught at Tucson Unified School District, says schools can’t teach courses designed “primarily for pupils of a particular ethnic group.”

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Gay Ohio Student Sues Over Right to Wear T-Shirt

A gay high school student in Ohio who claims his freedom of expression was violated over a T-shirt is taking his school district to federal court.

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N.J. Education Dept. to Consider 32 Charter School Applications

The state Department of Education will consider 32 applications to open new charter schools across the state including proposals focused on science, fashion and performing arts instruction, a department spokesman said Tuesday.

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Budget Cuts, Change in Approach Place More Special Ed Students in Regular Schools

School district officials often agonize over how to teach students with severe disabilities. They can pay for the students to attend private schools, where pupils receive more attention in an environment tailored to their needs. Or they can educate the students in public schools, encouraging interaction with peers who aren't disabled.

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