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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.

High school girls learn engineering at Michigan Tech

A group of 150 high school girls from across the country and world are participating in a weeklong camp learning more about being an engineer through Michigan Tech’s Women in Engineering program.

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Investments decline as education technology grows up

School may be out for summer, but the nation’s education-focused technology startups are still hitting the books, drumming up new business and new investments to capitalize on overwhelming demand for innovation from primary and secondary schools and colleges.

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Alabama school officials mull $3 million career tech expansion

A multimillion-dollar expansion of the Limestone County Career Technical Center could be considered by the county school board. The expansion would create about 22,000 square feet of instructional space and could be completed by October 2015.

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Nervanix releases Nervanix Clarity

Nervanix's Nervanix Clarity application monitors student attention levels as they study and guides them to revisit concepts or content areas where they lost focus.

News and digital information resource launched by Insight Enterprises

Insight Enterprises launched Insight ON: Education, a news and digital information resource to help the education community use technology to improve teaching and learning.

California schools chief releases blueprint to improve STEM teaching

For California to maintain its leadership in high-tech innovation, the state must emphasize helping students become literate in STEM, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said as part of his STEM Task Force-issued Blueprint for STEM report. The report offered recommendations in seven general areas, including public awareness, access and framework.

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Youth Digital and Shapeways partner on 3D design and print programs

Youth Digital released its online 3D Printing & Modeling 1 course for children (ages 8-14). Students will work with Blender, a professional-level, open-source 3D modeling and animation suite, to sculpt, texture, arrange and render their own 3D creation. At the end of the course, students can order 3D prints of their creations from Shapeways.