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NSTA Honors the GE Foundation with Distinguished Partnership Award for Organization’s Commitment to Science Education

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all, today announced that it presented its prestigious Distinguished Partnership Award to the GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the General Electric Company, at NSTA’s Phoenix Area Conference on Science Education yesterday.

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Study Island Recognized With Industry Awards

Edmentum™, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has been recognized for its Study Island learning solution in District Administration and Tech & Learning magazines’ annual awards. Study Island was included in the District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products of 2012 and received a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence in the Best Upgraded Product category.

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Workspace Software Enriches the Student Learning Environment with Delivery of Interactive Lessons

eInstruction, a leading education technology company, announced today the release of its newest edition of WorkSpace―an award-winning software used to create and assemble interactive lessons ―with new features such as improved handwriting and shape recognition, equation recognition technology, and more than 50 annotation and teaching tools. 

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Enterasys and iboss Announce K-12 Solution for Easy Web and Application Filtering

Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, announced a partnership with iboss Security to provide easy-to-manage dynamic location-based application filtering for K-12 school districts. 

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CompuGuardian's E-Rate Initiative Helps Protect Students from IT Department Budget Cuts

At school the only person standing between your child and the dangers of the Internet is the IT administrator. This unsung hero has the impossible task to keep all the computers working, balance a limited budget and protect students from online dangers.

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Super Star Learning Company, the leading provider of Social Learning Technology for communities, businesses and education, announced the official launch of, the new social learning website specifically developed for Project Based Learning®. enhances curriculum content area using 21st Century strategies for learning that are designed to support critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and project based learning.

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The Libman Company, Healthy Facilities Institute, & PTA Partner to Donate $20,000 in Libman Mops to Schools Hit by Hurricane Sandy

The Libman Company, a leading U.S. brand of high quality cleaning products, has partnered with the Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI), the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), the New Jersey PTA, and the Brick, New Jersey, Lake Riviera Middle School PTA to donate more than $20,000 worth of Libman's top selling mop, the Big Tornado Mop, to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.

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SIIA's Karen Billings Inducted into AEP Hall of Fame

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces that Dr. Karen Billings, VP for the Education Division at SIIA, was inducted into the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) Hall of Fame.

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'Word Raider: Escape' Proves Effective in Game-Based Learning

The achievement gap between English language learners (ELL) and students in lower socioeconomic groups is often associated with a language gap. Ballard & Tighe, Publishers recently completed a beta test of Word Raider: Escape, a new online video game that teaches academic vocabulary to students in grades 2-5.

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Hachette Joins myON reader Publishers Program

Capstone Digital, developer of personalized literacy environments for students, announces their myON™ reader platform will be augmented with the addition of 46 titles from Hachette Book Group's Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, publisher of bestselling picture books, fiction, and nonfiction for middle grade and young adult readers.