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Beyond Bullying Summit Recap Leads to Focus on SEL

To reduce the prevalence of school age bullying, researchers and educators recommend integrating a curriculum that incorporates social-emotional learning (SEL), a method for teaching children fundamental skills such as self-awareness, decision-making, and relationship skills.

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Sony Electronics Launches K12 Initiative, a Tablet Education Program

Sony has announced a new K12 Education Initiative which focuses on helping schools easily integrate devices into the classroom, allowing teachers and administrators to better harness the power of tablet and mobile technologies for education.

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P21 and Pearson Foundation Launch 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student, and the Pearson Foundation, announced the launch of the 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program, a new collaborative effort to identify and document exemplary 21st century learning practices that are improving student learning in classrooms and communities across the United States.

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National Survey of Teachers: Impact of Technology in the Classroom

PBS LearningMedia today released findings from a national survey of pre-K-12 teachers that provides a current snapshot of how teachers are utilizing technology in America’s classrooms, the types of technology teachers have access to and their attitudes toward technology.

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MSA Security to Host Active Shooter Symposium for School Officials at New Jersey Institute of Technology

MSA Security (MSA), an industry leader in high consequence threat protection and specialized training dedicated to helping schools enhance their security measures, is hosting a free symposium to help school officials better understand and address the active shooter threat impacting the nation's schools.

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Voyager Learning Announces Summer School Grant Program

Voyager Learning, the leading provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, announces the new Summer School Grant Program, which provides qualifying districts with substantial grant awards to support the implementation of research-driven summer school solutions.

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Rockwood School District uses PublicSchoolWORKS to Efficiently Deliver and Track the Completion of Staff Compliance Training

With 4,000 staff members to train, the Rockwood School District in Eureka, MO needed an easier way to ensure that all staff members were completing their six annual, and mandatory, compliance trainings.

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Innovative Navi-Gator® Parent-Child Communication Program from Super Duper

Super Duper Publications is pleased to introduce Navi-Gator, a picture-mapping communication program for parents and children, and the Navi-Doll, a soft, green, plush alligator toy that will become your child’s good communication buddy.

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Hitachi Introduces Its First DLP® Projectors For the Professional Market

Hitachi America, Ltd., Digital Media Division, Business Solutions Group today announced the introduction of its first-ever DLP projectors, the CP-DX300 and CP-DX250.

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Live Online Speech Therapy Reduces Caseloads for Benton County School District Speech-Language Pathologists

As part of a grant received for Assistive Technology, the Benton County Board of Education in Camden, Tennessee, has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, in the delivery of online speech and language services.

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