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Bretford ships new cart and rollers for iOS devices

Introduced earlier this year, these products are designed for use in schools, training facilities and other professional organizations with large deployments of iOS devices.

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Twenty-one districts join ‘Teaming for Transformation II’

Teaming for Transformation II participants will collaborate through an online community focused on digital conversion; a site visit to Katy Independent School District (Katy, TX) to learn about the district’s vision and expectations for student-centered learning; and face-to-face meetings at CoSN 2013, among other educational development activities.

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Largest geographic school district in eastern U.S. adopts Knovation’s personalized digital curriculum solution across the district

This significant subscription expansion follows the successful adoption of icurio during a preliminary district rollout to 8,000 students across seven high schools and one elementary school.

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CoSN/AASA announce free Google hangouts, webinars for educational leaders on using data to inform instruction

Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement.

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Edgenuity launches new webinar series and blog

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the launch of its upcoming webinar series, “the Expert Edge,” and its blog, “the Edge.”

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Lakeshore partners with DonorsChoose.org to support classrooms across the country

Now available at LakeshoreLearning.com and coming to Lakeshore Learning Stores nationwide on September 2, 2013, the company's new Learning at Home products are designed to inspire kids to discover, create, build and much more.

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Forsyth County Schools expands partnership with Discovery Education to support nationally recognized BYOT effort

This expansion supports Forsyth County Schools’ nationally recognized Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program, which encourages students to bring their personal technology tools to school for learning.

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Schools reduce special ed referrals, save money, and improve test scores with Fast Forword and Reading Assistant programs

Fast ForWord is different from other reading interventions because it targets the root cause of learning issues, like weaknesses in phonemic awareness, memory, attention and processing. Students using the program can raise their reading skill level up to two years in as little as three months.

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Bibb County Schools the first in Georgia to implement student learning objectives module from Performance Matters

To meet the Student Growth and Academic Achievement component of Georgia’s Teacher Keys Effectiveness System, teachers of non-tested subjects must implement Student Learning Objectives (SLOs) to gauge student growth.

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Leading Partners in Education team up to raise school Achievement

PPS is a national organization with local chapters throughout the country that elevates the role of parents in public schools from passive consumers to active participants.

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