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Adaptive online math program helps Maryland district transition to Common Core math standards

Thousands of Howard County elementary school students use DreamBox Learning Math as part of curriculum transition
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Online Schools Face Backlash as States Question Results

Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the United States, offering what supporters view as innovative and affordable alternatives to the conventional classroom.

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Enrollment in Online Ohio Schools Surpasses 30,000

Enrollment in online schools in Ohio has passed 30,000, more than 12 times the number in 2000 when the first "virtual" school opened in the state.

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Devices in Education: it's All about Improving Outcomes

When looking at the use of technology in education, it's important to focus on improving outcomes.

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Indiana Schools, Families Struggle with Tech Costs

Local school districts that want to use online courses and computers instead of paper for assignments have a problem: The number of families who can't afford laptops and tablets is rising.

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ePals Launches New Way for Kids to Access Ed Content

ePals Corporation, an education media company and the worlds leading safe social learning network, today announced the release of new interactive magazine apps from its childrens media division, offering kids an exciting new way to interact with content from award-winning, teacher- and parent-recommended Cobblestone & Cricket magazines.

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SIPA Panel Examines Latest Trends in Online Education

New trends in online education were discussed at an informative forum hosted by the Silicon Valley Indian Professionals Association Aug. 23.

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Follett Helps Districts, Schools Navigate eReader Highway

Follett has sponsored a new website, K12DigitalDecisions.com, a timely and robust resource to help educators and districts navigate the eReader highway and answer the critical question, “Which Comes First ... Content or Device?”

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Online Ed Platform Desire2Learn Raises $80 Million

Desire2Learn, a Canadian online education startup that offers an increasingly popular cloud learning platform for higher education, K-12 and Fortune 1000 companies, just announced that it has raised a $80 million Series A round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and OMERS Ventures. The company, which is based in RIM’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, says that it plans to use this investment to bolster its customer service and cloud infrastructure, support global growth and to accelerate the development of its platform.

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Virtual Schools Help Some Florida Students Get Ahead

Scattered across Marion County, students of all ages — primarily in middle and high school — are taking online courses for a variety of reasons.

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