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Global Leaders Kick-off New Year with Discussion around Improving the Quality of Education to Positively Impact Student Achievement

On January 28 dur­ing the annual Edu­ca­tion World Forum, Promethean and Cisco will host the sixth meeting of the virtual global think tank, Education Fast Forward (EFF). This group of global education change agents will be joined by students from around the world to debate the topic, From Learner Voice to Emerg­ing Lead­ers.

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Study Island and NWEA™ Partner to Drive Student Success

Edmentum™, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has released Study Island NWEA™ MAP© Link, a new fully integrated solution that uses a student’s Measure of Academic Progress (MAP©) assessment results to create an individualized learning path, delivered through the Study Island program.

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Summit on Bullying Could Address School Violence Through Social Emotional Learning

Results just released from a national survey of K–12 principals offers new insight about how educators view the issue of bullying and how to address it in schools.

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K12 Inc. Reauthorized to Continue as State Approved Online Provider in Virginia

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced it has been reauthorized by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) to continue as an approved multidivision online learning provider in the state of Virginia.

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2013 Win a Wireless Lab: New Wireless Tech-knowledgy is Just a Click Away

WHEN: Sweepstakes opens:  January 3, 2013
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Gangster Redemption: Showing Teens That A Life of Crime Is No Life At All

Co-written by 8-time New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock, Gangster Redemption truly is the life story of a ‘Goodfella’ turned ‘good guy’ who gets his life back on track to help and inspire others. His riveting story has it all; the millions he made from robberies, prison torture, the New York mafia, and much more.

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HMFH Architects Completes Conceptual Design Study for Edward Devotion School

HMFH Architects, a Cambridge-based architectural firm focused on the design of student living and learning environments, announced today that it has completed a conceptual design study for the renovation and expansion of the Edward Devotion School, a public elementary school in the vibrant and urban Coolidge Corner neighborhood of Brookline, Massachusetts.

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PARCC Governing Board Approves Math Assessments for College and Career Readiness, Retest Policy and Tech Specs

The Governing Board of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) held a meeting on December 13, 2012, which included a joint session with the PARCC Advisory Committee on College Readiness (ACCR).

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Connecticut Counseling Association Partners with Newtown Lions Club To Provide Counseling to Those Affected by Sandy Hook Tragedy

The Connecticut Counseling Association (CCA), a branch of the American Counseling Association, and the Newtown Lions Club Foundation have partnered to provide counseling services to the families and first responders affected by the December 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.

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Florida's Star Children's Group; Smith III Is Tackling Worldwide Issues In Their Music

The craze has began! Billboard Magazine dubbed Smith III New Faces of Pop, Hip Hop & Rap Music. But Smith III is more than just young cute recording artist/musicians; they are three musically talented siblings from Florida, whose music is giving voices to children across the world speaking about issues that affect their lives and the people around them.

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