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Fayette County High School student tops national Microsoft Office Specialist competition

Ruiz was one of six finalists out of more than 140,000 students from across the country who entered the U.S. competition to demonstrate their skills at Microsoft desktop computing applications. Finalists took timed exams and conducted interviews to prove their expertise.

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Edmodo unveils streamlined redesign

Edmodo’s new version offers a simplified user interface and cross-device consistency, making daily teaching activities easier. The new design makes it easy for teachers to safely use the social networking tool in the classroom, exciting learners daily with dynamic new content across class subjects.

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Edgenuity approved as a Missouri Virtual Instruction program provider

Approved courses must align with national and state standards, ensuring all students receive rigorous, high-quality preparation in core and elective content areas.

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Box powers new digital education applications to modernize collaboration

Box today unveiled a new ecosystem for collaboration in education, with industry partners across the web, mobile and channel. The company also announced that more than 100 universities and hundreds of K-12 institutions use Box to facilitate better sharing and to create more modern classrooms.

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Turning Technologies acquires eInstruction

The acquisition will further Turning Technologies’ leading market position in the response system industry, providing a greater depth of products and technologies to more market segments.

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Going to college? Survey conducted by x2VOL says service is important

College-bound high school students take note: 99% of K-12 school and district leaders believe community service and service learning history positively influence college acceptance according to a survey completed by intelliVOL, publishers of x2VOL.

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Schools implementing cross platform, anti-theft software with 1-1, BYOD initiatives

With the implementation of 1-1 and BYOD initiatives in every corner of PK-12 education, Prey software has already proved invaluable to its users, recovering both lost and stolen devices in the schools they support.

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Innovator in online math education launches “Sums & Solutions” educational blog

The blog provides a space for teachers, principals, superintendents, education leaders and members of the philanthropic community to share ideas, questions and personal stories as they seek meaningful changes to the educational experience.

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Mooresville Graded School District transforms social studies curriculum with Discovery Education digital textbook

Discovery Education’s Social Studies Techbook™ series transforms teaching and learning through dynamic and interactive content that links to historical resources and features activities that help students think critically, develop arguments and investigate history.

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Teachscape selected as a performance evaluation system vendor for The Cooperative Purchasing Network

The more than 35,000 TCPN members will be able to purchase Teachscape’s award-winning teacher effectiveness platform using a significantly streamlined procurement process.

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