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Former Kentucky superintendent accused of abusing power

A former superintendent of Martin County Schools is accused of abusing his power to help his family while he was in office. The Kentucky State Auditor's report said Mark Blackburn assigned his wife a position in the school and let her keep her previous salary and job duties, which was $50,000 more than the person who previously held the position, and gave privately funded scholarships to two of his children and other relatives of district personnel.

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Ascension Parish Schools take distance learning to a new level

Ascension Parish Schools are taking learning to another level with the use of Edgenuity, an online learning program designed to keep students of all learning styles on track by providing more options.

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Toyota, Discovery Ed invite teens to make videos to inspire safe driving

Toyota and Discovery Education announced the 2014 Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, which invites teens to create original videos to inspire their peers to be safer drivers. Contestants compete for the chance to win $15,000.

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Edgenuity wins four Education Software Review awards

Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, is the recipient of the 18th annual Education Software Review (EDDIE) Award in four categories: middle and high school language arts, and high school biology, and U.S. history.

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CoSN survey highlights lack of classroom broadband and greater need for E-rate funding

The Consortium for School Networking, in partnership with Market Data Retrieval, released the final results of its first E-rate and broadband survey on the challenges K12 schools face as the demand for digital learning grows.

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ISTE 2014

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

2013 Missouri CTO Clinic

November 7, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

SETDA Leadership Summit and Educational Forum

November 3-6, 2013

Arlington, Va.

iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

October 27-30, 2013

Orlando, Fla.