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Texas Instruments unveils breakthrough TI-Nspire Apps for iPad

Texas Instruments (TI), the most trusted brand in graphing calculator technology, “took a major step forward in our mission to improve student understanding and achievement in mathematics” with the release of two new innovative apps: TI-Nspire™ App for iPad and TI-Nspire™ CAS App for iPad, said Melendy Lovett, president of Texas Instruments Education Technology.
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Bestselling Author David Baldacci To Lead Free Virtual Field Trip To Smithsonian’s National Museum Of American History

The webcast coincides with the publication of David Baldacci’s new book for young readers, “The 39 Clues®: Cahills vs. Vespers: Day of Doom,” the latest title in the bestselling and educational Scholastic series, The 39 Clues®.
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"LA School Report" Launches Special Coverage of Los Angeles School Board Election

One of the most expensive and contentious elections in the country this year will now be receiving continuous news coverage, thanks to a new section of LA School Report, a news site that focuses on Los Angeles public schools.
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SureScore Acquires Campus2Careers and Enters the Employment Space

The acquisition gives SureScore a leading position in the fast-growing segment of workforce readiness and brings significant opportunity for the two companies to collaborate.
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PR with Panache! Launches Education Award Series

The event, which took place during the TCEA conference in Austin, TX, pulled education industry experts from around the world to honor Reed’s groundbreaking work, dedication and talent in pushing the boundaries of creativity in education.
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Survey Seeks Insight from Publishers on Discoverability, Metadata, and LRMI

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has launched round two of its LRMI publisher survey, asking the educational resource community to share insights around discoverability, metadata, and the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), a project that aims to improve discoverability of quality learning resources online.
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SMART Wins Significant Education Tenders in the Middle East

Obeikan Education, the authorized SMART distributor in Saudi Arabia, will lead the implementation of SMART education solutions into 6,500 public school classrooms and 2,500 computer labs as part of the Ministry of Education’s vision to transform classrooms into collaborative learning environments that enhance student understanding and boost student achievement.
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School Districts from Across the Country Network at Invitation-Only Conference on LGBTQ Issues

School district representatives from across the country are convening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, taking part in a first-ever symposium hosted by the Broward Stonewall Education Project (BSEP).
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Leading Education Website Releases List of 50 Best Books for New Teachers

Education and teaching website TopMastersInEducation.com has published a list of the 50 Best Books for New Teachers. The list is a compilation of the books most recommended for new teachers by experienced teachers and principals.
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NMC Releases the Horizon EdTech Weekly App for Android Devices

the New Media Consortium (NMC) launched the NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App for Android devices. Since February 2012 this app has been available for iOS devices and, by popular demand, is now available for 99¢ download in the Google Marketplace.

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