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Innovation Incubator Award Winners Announced

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) showcased some of the leading growth companies in the education technology market and recognized the best among them as part of the Innovation Incubator program at the 12th annual Ed Tech Business Forum, held Nov. 26 and 27 at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York. 

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Growing Number of Austin Schools Use Lexia Reading to Improve Students' Reading Scores

Educators at 15 schools in the Austin Independent School District, and a growing number across the state of Texas, have found a simpler and more cost-effective way to teach with Lexia Reading®.

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California Schools Now Have Access to Wowzers Game-Based Learning

Online learning developer Wowzers announced today that its namesake program has been approved for use by the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN). 
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Tablet Depots and Tablet Depot Carts Store, Charge, and Secure Any Size Tablet or E-reader

The Black Box® Tablet Depot and Tablet Depot Carts store, charge, and secure up to 16 tablet PCs, e-readers, and iPad® tablets.

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Follett Challenge Shares ‘Secrets’ to a Winning Entry

With less than six weeks remaining before the entry deadline for the 2012-13 Follett Challenge, organizers have shared some of the “secrets” behind what the six-person panel of judges will be looking for in a winning entry.

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SparkFun Inventor’s Kits Part of Vermont Statewide Education Grant

SparkFun Electronics, a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is excited to announce the company’s inclusion in a new educational initiative between the state of Vermont and For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics.

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92 Percent of Skyward's Wisconsin Customers Meet or Exceed State Academic Standards

More than 90 percent of Wisconsin school districts that use the Skyward Student Management Suite meet or exceed the Department of Public Instruction's academic expectations, according to new data recently released by the state agency.

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Free Responsive Classroom Resource Aligns 150 K-5 Math Activities with Common Core Standards & Practices

A newly-published free resource from Responsive Classroom® supports elementary teachers' efforts to address Common Core standards and practices in math using the fun activities in its award-winning book Doing Math in Morning Meeting: 150 Quick Activities that Connect to Your Curriculum.

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eChalk Launches Custom Web Design Services to Help Schools Personalize Sites

It has long been established that parental involvement is an important factor in student achievement. And in the Internet era, school websites have become the focal point of engagement for students, parents and educators. eChalk, a pioneer of school communication and instruction management software, has launched Custom Web Design services to help schools personalize their sites in ways that foster greater community involvement and boost their online curb appeal.

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Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Stands With Louisiana Families in Fight to Protect School Choice

The Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options (LaBAEO) stands today with Louisiana parents and students, and other education reform advocates, in full support of protecting the Louisiana scholarship program.

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