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VariQuest Unveils the Latest Addition to its Visual Learning Product Suite

Varitronics®, a national leader in education technology solutions used to enhance instruction through use of visuals and hands-on instructional aids, announced the addition of the Perfecta™ 2400 Full Color Poster Design System to the VariQuest® Visual Learning Tools product suite.

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LearningStation Adds Chuck Amos to its Board of Directors

Throughout Amos’ career he has been involved in creating a variety of programs serving the needs of education including; statewide implementations of programs, professional development offerings, school networking, technology planning and implementation, education technology initiatives at the local, state and national level.

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PARCC Releases Tool To Prepare Schools for 21st Century Assessments

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced a new planning tool and guidance for schools and districts that will help them get ready for new, 21st century assessments in the 2014-2015 school year.

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Teacher Observation is Collaborative in KY Middle School

Since its implementation at Western Middle School in Louisville, KY, the observe4success platform has become an invaluable avenue for peer feedback, as well as an integral part of teacher growth.

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Grand Prize Winners Announced in Solve for Tomorrow National Ed Contest

Franklin High School won the Community Choice Award with nearly 80,000 public online votes, MS 88/ Peter Rouget Middle School won the Samsung Employees Choice Award, and the other three winners were chosen by a panel of judges. Each of the five winning schools receive more than $100,000* in technology products such as smart boards, LED TVs, and laptops.

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AITE Named National Magnet School Of Distinction By MSA

Stamford Public Schools is proud to announce that the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering (AITE) has been named a 2013 Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America (MSA), the National Association for Magnet and Theme-Based Schools.

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ASCD Continues Expansion of Award-Winning PD Offering

These new resources address a variety of topics important to educators today, including instructional leadership, formative assessment, and Common Core State Standards implementation.

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SMART Announces Greg Estell as President, Education

Estell will lead the newly formed Education Business Unit and will be responsible for its strategy, financial objectives and operating plans to grow this key area of the company. He will start in this executive position on March 18, 2013 and report to Neil Gaydon, President and CEO of SMART Technologies.

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Promethean, Epson Announce Partnership to Boost Interactivity in School

Under the agreemenet, customers will be able to purchase Promethean’s teaching and learning software, ActivInspire, from Epson when buying Epson’s industry-leading BrightLink interactive projectors.

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FOSS Third Edition A DA Top 100 Product

With a record number of high-quality nominations, the winners were selected by the editors of "District Administration" based upon the quality of the descriptions submitted by K-12 district-level school leaders.

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