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N.Y. high school students return from life changing program in Washington, D.C.

National support for program students is provided by Southwest Airlines, official airline sponsor of CHCI’s Leadership Programs, and Macy’s, the official wardrobe sponsor of R2L NextGen, which provided $250 gift cards to each student prior to their arrival in Washington, D.C.

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PA Dept. of Education awards contract to AcademyOne

Effective July 2013, AcademyOne will continue to maintain, host and provide system enhancements to the PA TRAC portal, Pennsylvania's statewide transfer and articulation web destination. Ongoing training and support will be provided to the 37 participating institutions.

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The concept is simple: teachers, school staff members and parent volunteers can use the service to post their school supply and teacher wish lists. Then, with a click, they can broadcast the list on their school or teacher website, print the list for sharing with parents, or post the list to any of more than 300 social media sites.

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Political, cultural, and funding trends threaten the realization of a 21st-century education

In a recent public presentation made in conjunction with a leading industry conference, Hames challenged key stakeholders to communicate, involve, and challenge each other to build something better.

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Ascend Math creates content for more than 60 Common Core objectives

The new content was created to further address learning styles initiated within the common core and will enhance the conceptual learning styles currently found in Ascend Math.

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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.