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National Wildlife Federation Releases Final Report on Textbook Recycling in America

Almost 40 percent of K-12 and higher education schools are storing or throwing away textbooks that are dated, damaged or have otherwise reached the end of their productive life, leaving significant potential to increase book recycling programs across the country, according to a new study by the National Wildlife Federation.

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Gale Adds National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World to its National Geographic Virtual Library Product Line

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, a new multimedia resource in its National Geographic Virtual Library (NGVL) product line.

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Responsive Classroom Awarded $250,000 Grant by NoVo Foundation

The Northeast Foundation for Children, Inc. (NEFC), developer of the Responsive Classroom® approach to elementary education, has been awarded a $250,000 Scaling Grant for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Program Providers by the NoVo Foundation.

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Discovery Education and 3M Search for America's 2013 Top Young Scientist

Discovery Education and 3M are proud to announce the opening of the 15th annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The nation’s premier science competition for students in grades 5-8, the Challenge rewards middle school students for their science acumen, demonstration of innovation and curiosity, and communication skills.

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National School Boards Association selects GuideK12 for its Technology Innovation Showcase

GuideK12 is thrilled to announce that it is one of six companies selected by The National School Boards Association (NSBA), for its first Technology Innovation Showcase.

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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
           Sweepstakes closes:  May 3, 2013

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