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FundingFactory and Learning Resources Collaborate to Support School and Nonprofit eWaste Recycling

FundingFactory, the largest recycling fundraiser, is partnering with Learning Resources®, a leading global manufacturer of educational products, to help schools earn the latest classroom technology.

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Parchment Merges Docufide With Avow Systems to Create Largest Electronic Transcript Network Linking Schools and Universities

Parchment Inc. today announces the acquisition of Avow Systems, Inc., merging two of the leading electronic transcript (e-Transcript) platforms – Docufide® serving 30 percent of U.S. secondary schools and Avow Systems serving nearly 100 top postsecondary institutions, including Stanford University, the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado systems.

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Study to Explore Parents' Perceptions of Mobile Learning

As students head back to school, more of them than ever before will be using mobile devices in the classroom and at home for educational purposes.  This fall, leading industry research firm Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a research study to examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms.

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Metropolitan Educational Council partners with Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio and itslearning to provide Digital Learning Platform

itslearning, inc., the leading K12 digital learning solutions provider, announced today that it has partnered with the Metropolitan Educational Council (MEC) and Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio (ITSCO) to form a Learning Management System (LMS) consortium for ESC’s and ITC’s in the State of Ohio.

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Education Metatagging Project Enters Phase Two

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) has moved into the second phase of its proof of concept metadata tagging project, expanding its scope to tag English language arts resources, in addition to math content.

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Tempe Union High School District Links Learning with Innovative Sustainability and Energy Education Program to Enhance Student Success

Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) and Chevron Energy Solutions today announced the launch of an innovative cross-curricular science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and sustainability program designed to give students a greater understanding of today's energy and environmental issues.

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Voyager Learning Kicks Off 2012–2013 Math Mania Competition

Voyager Learning, the nation’s most comprehensive provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, knows that mathematics fluency and understanding is essential in a child’s life.

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New Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast Offers Full-Meal Appeal, Satisfies Two Meal Requirements in One Serving

General Mills Foodservice has introduced new Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast for school foodservice operators looking for easy ways to expand nutritious, hot breakfast options with plenty of kid appeal.

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General Mills Foodservice Awards $50,000 in Grants to Schools Nationwide through National Dairy Council Fuel Up TM Breakfast Grant Program

General Mills Foodservice has awarded grants of up to $2,000 each to 27 K-12 schools across the country through the National Dairy Council Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant program.  A total of $50,000 in funding was awarded to help schools build or expand their breakfast programs.

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Alabama School District Implements Bus Safety Program with GPS Technology

Mobile County Board of Education rolled-out a GPS-enabled system to track its fleet of buses, which covers 42,438 miles every day in Alabama’s largest school district.

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