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Leading e-Transcript Service Launch OpenSPEEDE Collaboration

Leading e-Transcript service providers Parchment(operator of Docufide and Avow), and Credentials Solutions today announced a joint collaboration to implement OpenSPEEDE, an AACRAO SPEEDE compliant Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) gateway.

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Capstone Digital Debuts myON iPad App

As more educators adopt iPads as an integral part of their teaching and learning practices,Capstone Digital, developer of personalized learning environments for students, announces the launch of its myON iPad app.

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BadgeStack Selected for Pioneering Program

Using the innovative BadgeStack learning platform, Longwood University in Farmville, Va., is offering a post-secondary readiness MOOC program for high-school students this year.

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2012 High School Dropouts in America Survey Released on Nov. 14

Results from the 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey will be released via press release on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8 a.m. PST.

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Moses Lake School District 161 Adopts Live Online Speech Therapy

To help address a shortage of speech-language pathologists (SLPs), Moses Lake School District 161 in Moses Lake, Washington, adopted PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students.

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Educator who Quits Over iPad Initiative Has a Change of Heart after Online Training

Vacaville Christian Schools in Vacaville, CA recently embarked on a district-wide iPad initiative. While most of the educators grasped the transition to the tablets in their instruction, one teacher in particular struggled.

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Follett’s Integration of Destiny 10.5 with FollettShelf, Follett Digital Reader Provides Richer Reading, Learning Environment

Follett School and Library Group (FSLG) has released new solutions to support a student-focused digital learning environment with its integration of Destiny 10.5, FollettShelf (the company’s cloud-based virtual bookshelf) and the Follett Digital Reader, which provides a simpler and richer Follett eBook mobile reading experience from various platforms and devices.

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Exploring the Link Between Chocolate and Geometry

Watch Nigel Nisbet, director of content creation at MIND Research Institute, tell a TED-X audience how teaching a geometry lesson with different shaped chocolate bars set him on a path to helping develop game-based math lessons based on the neuroscience of learning.

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Minnesota Investment Group Acquires Varitronics

Varitronics, a national leader in education technology solutions that help improve academic progress and classroom engagement of all learners, announced that it has been acquired by a group of private investors based in Minnesota.

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Experts Discuss how Districts can Manage SLP Shortage in Free PresenceLearning Webinar

Despite initiatives to recruit and retain qualified professionals, districts nationwide are experiencing shortages of speech and language pathologist (SLP).

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