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Kentucky Schools Launch Statewide Cloud-based ERP System

Of Kentucky’s 174 school districts, the remaining Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is working with Tyler on a migration plan, and will keep its more than 100,000 students and 6,400 teachers on its current, on-premise Munis system until the migration is complete.

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MRL Announces Educational Technology Division

The new division complements MRL’s vision to synthesize high-quality education research and high-quality educational technology research to improve student learning.

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Carnegie Learning Awarded $1.4 Million Contract from the ADL

The Hyper-Personalized Intelligent Tutors project will explore how factors such as interest- level, mood, and persistence affect learning. The project will build a collaborative research platform for understanding how cognitive and non-cognitive factors working together impact retention of knowledge and a student’s commitment to keep learning.

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Cree Extends LED Street Lighting Leadership

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the next performance upgrade to the LEDway® Series LED Street Light. These energy-efficient luminaires, provided in several versions and tailored to specific applications, are the ideal replacement for outdated high pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide (MH) fixtures.

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Texas Senate Confirms Nomination of Ed Commissioner Michael L. Williams

The Texas Senate today voted unanimously to formally confirm the nomination of Michael L. Williams as the state’s Commissioner of Education. Named to the position by Governor Rick Perry in September 2012, Commissioner Williams’ appointment required Senate confirmation.

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Griffin Equips the Modern Student with the SeeSaw & No. 2 Pencil Stylus

SeeSaw is a lightweight, portable case with a built-in carrying handle. It transforms a user's iPad into a personal or group tabletop workstation that is steady and stable for viewing, tapping and typing, and incredibly easy to hold, carry and use.

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Two Colorado Districts Implement SPARKT PE Programs

SPARK lessons incorporate student-directed learning, differentiated instruction and sports education to motivate students to participate and develop a lifelong love of activity.

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Lenovo Announces New Education AIO

The 18.5-inch screen of the ThinkCentre Edge 62z provides more than 65 percent space savings1 when compared to a 20-inch monitor, which allows organizations to place more AIOs in each workspace. It can also be mounted to the wall -- the ultimate space-saver – a strategy often used in nursing stations and patient rooms to allow caregivers to quickly access vital information and enter data into patient charts.

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Optoma Adds More Power To Lamp-Free Projector Line

ffering a 100,000:1 contrast ratio that ensures crisp, clear, readable text, both the WXGA resolution ZW212ST ($1,599) and the XGA resolution ZX212ST employ all the latest command and control technologies, ensuring easy system integration and operation in any boardroom or classroom environment.

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Casio Introduces Latest Addition To The ClassPad Series At NCTM 2013

Equipped with a high resolution 4.8 inch large touch-panel LCD, the fx-CP400 provides clearer images of mathematical data for students, as well as a better way to comprehend the relationships between their equations and graphs since the calculator can display both at the same time.

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