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National Tutoring Company Varsity Tutors Announces Employment Opportunity

It appears that more and more teachers are rapidly losing work in the aftermath of the national economic crash. Although school districts may not be open to taking in some of these laid-off educators, one tutoring company is.

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Follett Software’s Destiny Library Manager Plays Key Role in New York City Initiative to Connect Students to Millions of Books

Follett Software Company’s market leading Destiny Library Manager software product for K-12 schools and districts is playing a key role in a program that by 2015 will provide all 1.1 million New York City public school students with direct access to 17 million books and other informational learning materials.

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Newtown, Conn. Resident Creates Newtown Peace Park Memorial Education Book and Website to Honor Shooting Victims

Julie Lyonn Lieberman to create a free digital book and interactive educational website that will teach skills and offer resources to help create a culture of kindness and mutual respect.

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National Survey Reveals Parents' Deep Concern About Protecting Kids from Violence

A new nationwide survey of parents commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress and released today finds that 75 percent of parents say shielding children from violence is difficult.

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The Sarah Kelly Music School: Where Students Get To Learn From Industry Greats

While it has only been open a year, enrollment at The Sarah Kelly Music School, north of Houston, Texas, is already near full capacity.

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Calling All Science Educators: Vernier Launches Spring 2013 Data-Collection Workshop Series

Starting this February, Vernier Software & Technology will host more than 30 free, hands-on workshops to help science and STEM educators integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum.

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Bloxx VMware Virtual Appliance Web Filter and Secure Web Gateway Now Available in North America

Bloxx, a leader in Web content filtering and email security, today announced the availability of virtual appliance versions of its Bloxx Web Filter and Bloxx Secure Web Gateway for the North American market.

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Memphis City Schools Selects Teachscape Video Solution to Augment Teacher Effectiveness Initiative

Memphis City Schools (MCS) is implementing video as a primary component of teacher professional growth and support in all of the district’s 180 schools.

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Introducing Kno Me, a Visual Dashboard for Students to Review Their Own Study Engagement and Even Share with Classmates

Kno, Inc., a leader in education software, launched Kno Me, a personal study dashboard that helps students measure their engagement with each Kno eTextbook they use.

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Disease Management Helps Employers Drastically Decrease Health Costs

Med-Vision LLC announces that disease management and strategic wellness programs are helping employers reduce health claims cost.

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