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SolarCity launches Give Power Foundation to provide solar-powered lighting to schools without electricity

Through the Give Power Foundation, SolarCity will bring clean energy to communities across the globe, with initial recipients expected to be in Haiti, Mali, Malawi and Nepal.

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Lexia Reading Core5 captures place among Top 100 Products in District Administration’s 2013 Readers' Choice Award Program

This recognition also marks the fourth year in a row that Lexia’s technology-based reading programs have been honored by educators as a District Administration Top 100 product.

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Video Insight to donate $250,000 in video surveillance systems to schools and colleges via security grant

Beginning in January 2014 – and for each month throughout the year – a school or college will be chosen to receive the software and equipment necessary to implement a video surveillance solution.

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myON celebrates third anniversary with more than 3 million readers

During the past three years, myON has experienced unprecedented growth, ripe with industry awards and honors as well as development and statistical milestones, but supporting more than 3 million students surpasses any honor that can be given.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt honored in Center for Green Schools at USGBC’s Best of Green Schools 2013 List

HMH was recognized for helping to transform learning environments by driving the conversation around sustainability education and the Common Core.

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Follett expands PreK-12 ebook offerings with Macmillan Partnership

With books increasingly moving to digital formats, Follett has been at the forefront of the transition with tools and solutions that help customers access and integrate the new forms of content within schools.

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Edgenuity launches student “Tweet of the Month” award

The “Tweet of the Month” program will kick off in January, featuring an inspiring student tweet and rewarding winners with a special swag bag and online recognition.

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Vantis Life Insurance Co. hosts “Actuarial Boot Camp”

The camp, offered at no charge to Connecticut high school seniors and college freshmen with exceptional math skills, gave them an insider’s look at the role they could play within the insurance sector if they were to pursue a career as an actuary.

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Updated SchoolReach mobile app provides multimodal messaging and reporting capabilities to school administrators

SchoolReach MultiCast makes multimodal parent messaging simple by giving users control over which types of messages should be sent and providing a simple interface and user experience.

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SIIA announces Innovation Incubator Award winners

More than 75 applicants were assessed for the Innovation Incubator program on a broad range of criteria, including the education focus, end-user impact, market need for the innovation, representation of K-12/postsecondary market levels, and the level of originality and innovation.

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