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Los Angeles USD to implement social and emotional learning program from The Social Express

Incorporating cognitive behavioral research and evidence-based social learning practices, the lessons in The Social Express use “Hollywood quality” animation to model the social skills integral to relationship building as well as career and life success.

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Medeco’s M100 bundled with a Weigand Hub is now available

The M100 provides an easy and cost effective method for providing access control to applications where audit trail and monitoring are critical.

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Edmentum adds career technical education courses to Plato Courseware

Eight CTE courses are available now for Edmentum’s standards-based Plato Courseware online curriculum, with an additional 24 courses scheduled for release in 2014.

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CDW survey finds significant opportunity for more IT support of mobility at work

While security around mobile devices is a constant issue, CDW’s survey found that managing mobility in the workplace presents a much broader set of challenges.

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Recycling education partnership to inspire student scientists

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) and JASON Learning have worked together to develop real-world school curricula to help teachers and students understand both the importance of recycling and the applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM subjects) in the recycling industry.

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Britannica middle-school program takes aim at science misconceptions

Designed for classrooms in grades six, seven and eight, the program covers key topics in the curriculum, addressing misunderstandings that frequently confuse students. For example, many students believe that seasons change based on the Earth’s distance from the Sun, when in fact it’s the changing tilt of the Earth’s rotational axis in relation to the Sun that causes the change in seasons.

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Inc. 500|5000 Ranking affirms Schoolwires continued market leadership

Schoolwires has become one of the nation's leading providers of strategic website and content management solutions designed to support stronger school communities, more effective schools and greater student success.

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Amy Bostock named global brand manager of nora systems GmbH

In her new position, Bostock will assume responsibility for the corporate brand and marketing strategy of nora systems GmbH, along with advertising, creative and public relations worldwide.

Over one million educators & students to make their mark on September 15

Over a million children and adults around the globe will celebrate International Dot Day (Sept. 15), a grassroots “creativity & courage” movement, which has generated support around the globe, from participants in all 50 U.S. states, on all seven continents, in 75 countries, and even on the International Space Station.

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Tyler Technologies announces 51 school districts live on Tyler SIS in time for school year

In all, 51 school districts went live on Tyler’s Student Information System (SIS) this summer, adding another 107,000 students and 7,000 teachers to Tyler’s system nationwide.