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Digital media students hold sixth annual film festival

Digital media students at Layton (Utah) High School were paid for a job well done at their sixth annual film festival recently. The end-of-school-year videos were submitted to a panel of judges prior to the festival, and the best videos were put on display, with winners receiving cash awards and gifts donated by local businesses.

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Marshall (Minn.) schools invest in one-to-one technology

At a cost of about $100,000 per year for devices and infrastructure, Marshall (Minn.) Middle School is investing more in technology than most schools in the Marshall Public Schools district.

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New Jersey district administrator receives technology awards

Ronald Durso, the district supervisor of science & technology and engineering education for the Fair Lawn Public Schools, was honored recently by the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Education Association at its annual conference.

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Waltham, Mass. public schools technology report raises eyebrows

An independent report of the Waltham public schools’ technology and library programs revealed both positive and negative findings, and raises eyebrows from school officials about the method in which the report was conducted.

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Three districts come together to share online courses

This past school year has been less hectic for busy juniors and seniors at Hempfield High School, thanks to a new, online course-sharing initiative. The Hempfield School District, outside Lancaster, is one of three rural Pennsylvania districts that have implemented Open Campus PA, a program that shares high school teachers and allows participating students to take online classes on their own time.

K12 hotspots on the web

Online resources continue to shape every aspect of our lives, and are enriching, extending, and transforming schools. Web pages today measure in the billions, and the demand for education information has never been greater or more complicated. To help you decipher and prioritize what's out there, here is the newly-revised DA guide to favorite education websites.

Students climb Mount Everest virtually

Adventure filmmaker Elia Saikaly was approaching the top of Mount Everest when he took some time out of the climb to speak to a high school classroom in Canada about his journey.

District Computer Technician

Queen Bee School District 16

Glendale Heights, Ill.

New Tech Director

Benton Harbor Area Schools

Benton Harbor, Mich.

Technical Systems Analyst

Bryan Independent School District

Bryan, Texas