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Channel One News Opens "OneVote" 2012 Presidential Poll; Teachers and Students Nationwide to Participate in Largest Online Election

Channel One News, the premiere television news network for teens, reaching millions of young people in middle schools and high schools nationwide, today announced the launch of "OneVote 2012," marking the network's fifth run of the largest student mock-election held in advance of the national Presidential election.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Selects ASCD to Support Professional Development Goals

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools(CMS), winner of the 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education, recently selected ASCD as its new, districtwide professional development partner.

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Cleveland Independent School District (ISD) Adopts PublicSchoolWORKS to Improve Student and Staff Safety

PublicSchoolWORKS, a Cincinnati-based company that offers the one and only comprehensive, fully-automated risk management system available for schools, will begin a full implementation of EmployeeSafe Suite and its Student Bullying and Violence Prevention Program (SBVPP) at Cleveland ISD (Cleveland, Texas) for the 2012-2013 school year.

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New Study Shows Technology Improves Grammar Teaching

Hand-held technology can help to improve primary pupils’ learning of grammar, according to a new study by the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) at the University of York.

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Hobsons Teams Up With Denver Kids, Inc. to Help Local Students in Need

Hobsons, the leader in recruitment, communication, and student success solutions donated school supplies to local Denver school children via Denver Kids, Inc. this month.

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Middle & High School Teachers: Free Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program and $500,000 in Prizes for Charity

Lead2Feed: The World Hunger Leadership Challenge is a student leadership program, created by the Lift a Life Foundation and the USA TODAY Charitable Foundation with assistance from the Yum! Foundation, to encourage middle and high school students to hone leadership skills by launching a service-learning project that solves hunger issues.

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McGraw-Hill Education Announces Winners of the 2012 STEM Innovative Educator Awards

McGraw-Hill Education has announced the winners of the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Innovative Educator Awards (STEMIEs), a competition that honors innovative educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Lance Schwartz, an eighth grade technology teacher from Selinsgrove, Pa., has been named the first-prize winner.

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ADTRAN Extends the Reach of Ethernet and Expands Opportunities to Deploy VoIP and Data over Voice Grade Wiring

ADTRAN®, Inc., (NASDAQ:ADTN), a leading provider of cloud connectivity, enterprise communications and virtual mobility solutions, today announced the introduction of ActivReach™, the industry’s first Ethernet technology to support all grades of wiring, extend service reach over three times beyond the limits of standard Ethernet and deliver high-speed voice, data and Power over Ethernet (PoE) all from a single device.

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FundingFactory and Learning Resources Collaborate to Support School and Nonprofit eWaste Recycling

FundingFactory, the largest recycling fundraiser, is partnering with Learning Resources®, a leading global manufacturer of educational products, to help schools earn the latest classroom technology.

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Parchment Merges Docufide With Avow Systems to Create Largest Electronic Transcript Network Linking Schools and Universities

Parchment Inc. today announces the acquisition of Avow Systems, Inc., merging two of the leading electronic transcript (e-Transcript) platforms – Docufide® serving 30 percent of U.S. secondary schools and Avow Systems serving nearly 100 top postsecondary institutions, including Stanford University, the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado systems.

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