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Webinar answers questions about online speech therapy

By attending the webinar, participants will learn about the effectiveness of online speech therapy, as well as the logistics of implementing an online speech program. Participants will also get expert advice about the ideal candidates for online speech therapy and the blending of online therapy with site-based therapy.

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ADTRAN Unified Communications selected by Madison County Schools for 27 campus districts

ADTRAN’s UC platform provides MCSS with more effective and efficient communications and helps administrators, teachers, parents and students build a stronger, more collaborative educational environment.

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Leading Partners for Educators become Generation Ready

Generation Ready is one of the nation’s largest providers of teacher and school leader professional development services, through partnerships with districts, schools and state departments of education.

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Think Through Math renews contract, expands reach in Okla.

TTM, a web-based, supplemental math program created by teachers and technologists, provides comprehensive instruction and practice for students grades 3-Algebra 1 to help students prepare for the rigors of the Common Core State Standards and accelerate them to grade level.

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SIIA applauds the FCC for its vote to modernize the e-Rate

The E-Rate program provides discounts to public and private schools and public libraries for the purchase of telecommunications services, Internet access, and related networking equipment.

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Head of nation's largest teachers union comments on passage of H.R. 5

The National Education Association (NEA), which represents more than 3 million public school educators, opposed the bill in committee and raised concerns that it would erode the historical federal role in public education of targeting resources to marginalized student populations as a means of helping to ensure equity of opportunity for all students.

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Educational choice becomes reality in North Carolina

North Carolina’s new Opportunity Scholarship Act received bipartisan support and was included as part of the budget bill which cleared conference committee and is expected to pass both chambers before being presented to the governor.

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Kidaptive releases free educational Leo's Pad appisode for iPad

Leo's Pad combines movie-quality animation with smart storytelling, adaptive learning, and highly interactive adventures that engage children in creative educational activities.

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Ebook/app turns child’s first hospital visit into an enlightening experience

The story offers lively cadence and rhyming and each story is available in any one of several languages – English, Spanish, Chinese, French, and Italian – to meet diverse language needs, as well as to introduce new languages to children.

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Lexia Learning releases Lexia Reading Core5 for students of all abilities in grades Pre-K–5

Built upon Lexia’s nearly 30 years of research in reading education, Lexia Reading Core5 expands the scope of the award-winning Lexia Reading® program by covering six areas of reading: phonological awareness, phonics, structural analysis, automaticity/fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

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