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New Technology Keeps Kids Safe In Schools

Berkeley Varitronics Systems (BVS) offers several different technologies to help schools and parents ensure compliance and increase school safety.

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HARMAN Soundcraft Si Performer 3 32-Channel Console Takes the Stage

After 15 years, the limitations of the center’s original live sound console were becoming all too apparent, prompting an upgrade to a HARMAN Soundcraft Si Performer 3 32-channel digital console with built-in DMX lighting control.

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Hitachi’s New Projectors Have Versatile Features, Enhanced Connectivity

Both projectors provide a full array of A/V connectivity options including HDMI, component, composite and S-video inputs, with RGB inputs and outputs, audio connections, and an RS-232C port for integrated A/V system control. Both projectors also feature a microphone input.

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Lake County Schools Chooses SAFARI Montage for Digital Curriculum

After piloting SAFARI Montage at several schools, including the district’s 1-to-1 iPad high school, Dr. Wheeler and LCS administrators saw the many benefits and decided to take the system’s multi-faceted instructional tools to a different level and provide access for all of the district’s students.

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New Marquette Poll: Majority Supports Major School Choice Expansion

A poll released last Tuesday by Marquette University shows that 51 percent of Wisconsin voters support a major expansion of the state’s private school choice program.

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MindConnex Learning Launches The Word Monsters

The Word Monsters uses phonics, interactive animation, activities, and additional optional instruction in a quirky narrative environment to give children a rich and engaging introduction to reading.

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Louisiana Parents Rally to Defend Program Before Supreme Court Hearing

“Put kids first!” was the battle cry at this morning’s rally, leading up to the hearing where the justices will listen to attorneys from the State of Louisiana and Institute for Justice argue in support of the constitutionality of the scholarship program’s funding mechanism.

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Casio Introduces New Fostering Education Series

Casio, in conjunction with Clemson University – Casio’s Center of Academic Training – developed the Fostering Education Series, a collection of research-based books and education workbooks designed to empower educators and help foster a positive student-centered learning environment for math and science instruction through the use of appropriate tools.

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New Afterschool Program Engages Youth to Lead Active, Healthy Lives

In order to help afterschool programs maximize physical activity participation, SPARK has just launched a new version of their research-based Afterschool (AS) Program.

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Wowzers Learning Solution Now Has Enhanced Audio Quality, Sounds

Students using the award-winning digital learning solution Wowzers® will soon enjoy an even more engaging experience, as the company unveils several new sound features at this year’s ASCD Annual Conference & Exhibit in Chicago.

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