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SIIA Innovation Incubator Participants Announced

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces participants for its Innovation Incubator Program.

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Houghton Mifflin Launches New HMH reader for iPad

Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced today that HMH Readers, its new iPad reading app developed for Common Core Standards mastery, is now available for free download in the iTunes App Store.

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Blackboard Unveils Updated/Social LMS

Blackboard Inc. unveiled a major new release for its flagship LMS Blackboard Learn, marking a significant milestone in the company’s effort to bring new innovation to its core teaching and learning products.

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FundingFactory Launches 'Care2Collect Just 1' Drive for America Recycles Day

In recognition of America Recycles Day, FundingFactory, the nation's largest fundraising by recycling program, is sponsoring the "Care2Collect Just 1" campaign to help schools, nonprofits and businesses in protecting the environment while supporting their local communities. Participants are encouraged to simply recycle one e-waste item, such as a printer cartridge or cell phone, through FundingFactory, and to donate one non-perishable food item to their local food bank.

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Okapi Educational Publishing Unveils Elementary Reading Resource to Teach Comprehension Strategies for Informational Texts

Forty-five states are in the midst of implementing the new Common Core State Standards, which emphasize reading "informational," or nonfiction, texts across subject areas. To support this critical U.S. education initiative, Okapi Educational Publishing launched "Explorations Strategies for Comprehension for informational texts," a new and flexible resource to teach comprehension strategies.

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MMD Introduces New Philips Edge-lit LED Commercial Display Line with Flypaper Express Content Creation Software

MMD, the exclusive licensee for Philips Commercial Signage and Philips Monitors Worldwide, announced the debut of the Philips Q Series with the 32-inch BDL3210Q, 42-inch BDL4210Q and 46-inch BDL4610Q.

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Leading e-Transcript Service Launch OpenSPEEDE Collaboration

Leading e-Transcript service providers Parchment(operator of Docufide and Avow), and Credentials Solutions today announced a joint collaboration to implement OpenSPEEDE, an AACRAO SPEEDE compliant Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) gateway.

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Capstone Digital Debuts myON iPad App

As more educators adopt iPads as an integral part of their teaching and learning practices,Capstone Digital, developer of personalized learning environments for students, announces the launch of its myON iPad app.

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BadgeStack Selected for Pioneering Program

Using the innovative BadgeStack learning platform, Longwood University in Farmville, Va., is offering a post-secondary readiness MOOC program for high-school students this year.

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2012 High School Dropouts in America Survey Released on Nov. 14

Results from the 2012 High School Dropouts in America survey will be released via press release on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8 a.m. PST.

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