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Massachusetts tech bill to improve school, public safety access

The state legislature is inching toward passing a $999 million information technology bill that includes $38 million to increase internet access for public schools and $68.2 million for public safety communications.

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Maryland county chooses HP products

HP signed with Baltimore County Public Schools to distribute new HP computing products to the county's teachers, administrators and lighthouse schools for the advancement of the school system’s digital learning program, Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow.

ASCD’s offers new professional development STEM courses

Five new online, STEM, technology and Common Core professional development courses for educators are being offered as part of ASCD's PD Online. The system provides instructional and job-embedded applications to address individual and group professional development needs.

2014 AASA & ACSA Women in School Leadership Forum

October 2–3, 2014
Rohnert Park, Calif.

Momentum: FLVS World Symposium

September 30—October 3, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

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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