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Lake County Schools Chooses SAFARI Montage for Digital Curriculum

After piloting SAFARI Montage at several schools, including the district’s 1-to-1 iPad high school, Dr. Wheeler and LCS administrators saw the many benefits and decided to take the system’s multi-faceted instructional tools to a different level and provide access for all of the district’s students.

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New Marquette Poll: Majority Supports Major School Choice Expansion

A poll released last Tuesday by Marquette University shows that 51 percent of Wisconsin voters support a major expansion of the state’s private school choice program.

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MindConnex Learning Launches The Word Monsters

The Word Monsters uses phonics, interactive animation, activities, and additional optional instruction in a quirky narrative environment to give children a rich and engaging introduction to reading.

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Louisiana Parents Rally to Defend Program Before Supreme Court Hearing

“Put kids first!” was the battle cry at this morning’s rally, leading up to the hearing where the justices will listen to attorneys from the State of Louisiana and Institute for Justice argue in support of the constitutionality of the scholarship program’s funding mechanism.

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Casio Introduces New Fostering Education Series

Casio, in conjunction with Clemson University – Casio’s Center of Academic Training – developed the Fostering Education Series, a collection of research-based books and education workbooks designed to empower educators and help foster a positive student-centered learning environment for math and science instruction through the use of appropriate tools.

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New Afterschool Program Engages Youth to Lead Active, Healthy Lives

In order to help afterschool programs maximize physical activity participation, SPARK has just launched a new version of their research-based Afterschool (AS) Program.

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Wowzers Learning Solution Now Has Enhanced Audio Quality, Sounds

Students using the award-winning digital learning solution Wowzers® will soon enjoy an even more engaging experience, as the company unveils several new sound features at this year’s ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Chicago.

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Acer Introduces New C7 Chromebook Models for Education

Acer America debuts new Acer C7 Chromebook models for its commercial customers, especially schools looking for a way to enhance student learning with technology that is affordable and impactful.

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Recess Lab for Schools

Public and private schools and school districts can purchase a school license that allows access to the Recess Lab videos.

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New Study of N.J.s Preschool Program Confirms Lasting Effects of Pre-K

The latest study of New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program shows that children in the state’s most disadvantaged communities who participate in the pre-K program make significant gains in literacy, language, math and science through 4th and 5th grade. These findings build on previous results from kindergarten entry and at second grade follow-up.

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