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Minnesota Investment Group Acquires Varitronics

Varitronics, a national leader in education technology solutions that help improve academic progress and classroom engagement of all learners, announced that it has been acquired by a group of private investors based in Minnesota.

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Experts Discuss how Districts can Manage SLP Shortage in Free PresenceLearning Webinar

Despite initiatives to recruit and retain qualified professionals, districts nationwide are experiencing shortages of speech and language pathologist (SLP).

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National K-12 Ed Tech Idea Challenge Grant Program

The Youngstown Business Incubato (YBI), Turning Technologies and Turning Foundation, would like to announce their partnership with the launch of the Ed Tech Idea Challenge Grant Program.

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Free, Online Seminars From Scientific Learning Corp. Now Available on iTunes, Yahoo and Google

A series of free online seminars focused on the brain and learning are now available on iTunes, Yahoo, and Google from Scientific Learning Corp. (OTCQB:SCIL), makers of the Fast ForWord(R) and Reading Assistant(TM) family of products.

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Two More California Districts Add MimioClassroom Interactive Teaching Technologies To Boost Student Engagement And Teacher-Led Instruction

More and more Southern California schools and districts are making Mimio Interactive Teaching Technologies a standard component in creating first-rate learning environments, facilitating differentiated instruction and preparing students to successfully meet the challenges of excelling in the 21st century workplace.

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Pearson's NES Tests to be Used by More States, Offered at 1,000 Testing Centers Worldwide

Momentum continues to build for Pearson’s contemporary teacher certification testing program as additional states choose the NES (National Evaluation Series) as one measurement tool for credentialing knowledgeable teachers.

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ViewSonic Releases First Premium Laser LED Hybrid Projector for Education Market

ViewSonic Corp.,  a leading global provider of visual solution products today announced the availability of its first Full HD 1080p, Laser LED hybrid projector – the Pro9000.

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Free Training Series Creates Personalized Learning for Students with Special Needs

Atomic Learning and Crick Software have partnered to offer free training tutorials on the basics of Clicker 6, Crick Software’s literacy tool to support the reading and writing skills of students.
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Survey Shows Pennsylvanians Support Rigorous Statewide Academic Standards

In a survey of 600 registered voters conducted as students were preparing to return to school from the summer holiday, less than one-third of those surveyed (32 percent) gave an "A" or "B" (excellent or above average) to Pennsylvania's public schools. Two out of five Pennsylvania voters surveyed gave Commonwealth schools a "C" (for average) grade.

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Atomic Learning Releases Windows 8 Training and More

Atomic Learning has expanded its training collection to include a series of tutorials on Windows 8, as well as training on Captivate 6 for PC users, Flash and Photoshop CS6, Sakai 2.8 for Students and SMART Board Notebook 11 to the Atomic Integrate library.

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