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Edgenuity Announces Online Video Contest Winners from VA, TX, WI

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the winners of its “20/20 Vision” video contest highlighting how online and blended learning solutions are improving academic outcomes for students, teachers, schools and districts across the country.

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ThingLink Launches Interactive Image Contest for K-12 with Rosen Digital

Students in grades K–12 can create Interactive ThingLink images, providing the opportunity to explore their interests and passions, connect multiple resources into a cohesive presentation, and share their projects with a large community.

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America’s Top Urban Public Charter School System Eradicates Achievement Gaps, Sends All Students to College

A report detailing the practices behind the 2012 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools winner’s success in eliminating achievement gaps and reaching 100 percent college admission for all its students was released today by The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation.

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North Kansas City Schools Streamline Printing with Konica Minolta EnvisionIT Solutions

Leveraging bizhub MFPs and production print systems with Nuance Equitrac Express and RSA WebCRD, the district optimized its printing practices throughout its 32 educational sites.

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SparkFun Electronics Announces 2013 National Education Tour

The goal of the tour, which plans to make at least 50 stops across all 50 states, is to inspire passion for electronics in students and educators across the country, teaching lifelong skills such as programming, soldering and circuit-building along the way.

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Newer Technology Announces Next Generation Power2U AC/USB In-Wall Charging Solution

Designed to enhance living and working spaces by eliminating the need for power adapters, the Power2U AC/USB outlet now features NEC tamper-resistant receptacles and is available in a new 20 Amp model for residential and commercial, hospitality, education, and municipal applications.

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Carnegie Learning® Scores High in Rigorous Common Core Textbook Adoption Year

In 2012, Carnegie Learning curricula were adopted for long-term implementation in six states after completing instructional materials evaluation and review driven by the new Common Core State Standards. Carnegie Learning's research-based textbooks and adaptive learning software were evaluated and approved for use in:

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New Study Finds 21 States Have More Non-Teaching Staff than Teachers

Twenty-one states employ more bus drivers, librarians, cafeteria workers, deputy superintendents, accountants, coaches, nurses, assistant principals, and other non-teaching personnel than they do classroom teachers, according to a new analysis of state education employees by the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.

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Annual K-12 Administrator Summit Offers Fresh, Timely, Relevant Content

Staff Development for Educators (SDE), one of the nation's leading providers of professional development for K-12 educators, is pleased to announce its 2013 Administrator Summit pre-conference, taking place July 15, 2013 in Las Vegas.

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Early Learning Labs, Inc. Unveils myIGDIs Early Literacy+

Early Learning Labs, Inc., a nationwide provider of early childhood assessment products and services, is thrilled to announce the second edition of myIGDIs (Individual Growth and Development Indicators) for Early Literacy.

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