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"LA School Report" Launches Special Coverage of Los Angeles School Board Election

One of the most expensive and contentious elections in the country this year will now be receiving continuous news coverage, thanks to a new section of LA School Report, a news site that focuses on Los Angeles public schools.

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SureScore Acquires Campus2Careers and Enters the Employment Space

The acquisition gives SureScore a leading position in the fast-growing segment of workforce readiness and brings significant opportunity for the two companies to collaborate.

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PR with Panache! Launches Education Award Series

The event, which took place during the TCEA conference in Austin, TX, pulled education industry experts from around the world to honor Reed’s groundbreaking work, dedication and talent in pushing the boundaries of creativity in education.

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Survey Seeks Insight from Publishers on Discoverability, Metadata, and LRMI

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has launched round two of its LRMI publisher survey, asking the educational resource community to share insights around discoverability, metadata, and the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), a project that aims to improve discoverability of quality learning resources online.

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SMART Wins Significant Education Tenders in the Middle East

Obeikan Education, the authorized SMART distributor in Saudi Arabia, will lead the implementation of SMART education solutions into 6,500 public school classrooms and 2,500 computer labs as part of the Ministry of Education’s vision to transform classrooms into collaborative learning environments that enhance student understanding and boost student achievement.

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School Districts from Across the Country Network at Invitation-Only Conference on LGBTQ Issues

School district representatives from across the country are convening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, taking part in a first-ever symposium hosted by the Broward Stonewall Education Project (BSEP).

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Leading Education Website Releases List of 50 Best Books for New Teachers

Education and teaching website TopMastersInEducation.com has published a list of the 50 Best Books for New Teachers. The list is a compilation of the books most recommended for new teachers by experienced teachers and principals.

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NMC Releases the Horizon EdTech Weekly App for Android Devices

the New Media Consortium (NMC) launched the NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App for Android devices. Since February 2012 this app has been available for iOS devices and, by popular demand, is now available for 99¢ download in the Google Marketplace.

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Extraordinary Educator's Conference Meets Today's New K-12 Professional Development Needs Head-On

K-12 educators nationwide will soon be invited to attend a professional development conference unlike any they've experienced. Staff Development for Educators (SDE) is delighted to announce its brand-new Extraordinary Educator's Conference, taking place in Chicago, July 20-24, 2013.

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Celebrities to Team Up to Raise Awareness of Dropout Crisis at Eighth Annual ChalleNGe Champions Gala

Paying tribute to two decades of success in helping to curb the nation's dropout crisis, the National Guard Youth Foundation's ChalleNGe Champions Gala will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program by bringing together alumni from 20 years ago, this year's upcoming graduates and many in between, along with noted celebrities.

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