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2014 ASBO International Annual Meeting & Expo

September 19–22, 2014
Kissimmee, Fla.

2014 AESA Summer Leadership Conference

July 14–17, 2014
Santa Fe, N.M.

NAESP 2014 Conference

July 10–12, 2014
Nashville, Tenn.

ISTE 2014

June 28–July 1, 2014
Atlanta, Ga.

2014 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence

June 27–29, 2014
Dallas, Texas

RAD Corporation releases new learning management system

RAD Corporation announced the 1.5 release of its ActiveLearning LMS. ActiveLearning, a cloud-based learning content management system, is SCORM-compliant and can utilize the eLearning content from dozens of authorware tools such as Articulate, Captivate, Camtasia and Lectora.

Several Wis. districts to receive state grants for enhanced STEM courses

Four school districts in the Madison area have been awarded state grants to enhance STEM course offerings. The area districts are four of 15 districts in Wisconsin sharing $250,000 in STEM funding for the 2014-2015 school year. Approved projects will include collaboration with institutes of higher learning, business, industry or community-based organizations that serve youth.

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Massachusetts can lead in computer science education

Massachusetts could become one of the first states to make a financial commitment to developing state computer science standards and curriculums. We are at a rare juncture where business and government can come together to prepare our state and our workers for the future. We must seize this opportunity.

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Illuminating the ed tech market for small- to medium-sized school systems

Education technology companies often overlook the priorities and circumstances of small- to medium-sized public school systems. A recent Clayton Christensen Institute report showed that, regardless of what vendors think or want, schools are cobbling solutions together from a variety of software providers.

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Four tech positions to be added in California district

The Hollister School District is adding new technology and teacher support jobs, including four site-specific technology specialists. Under the state's new funding formula, the district will get $3.78 million more in 2014-2015 than it received this school year.

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