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New Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast Offers Full-Meal Appeal, Satisfies Two Meal Requirements in One Serving

General Mills Foodservice has introduced new Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast for school foodservice operators looking for easy ways to expand nutritious, hot breakfast options with plenty of kid appeal.

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General Mills Foodservice Awards $50,000 in Grants to Schools Nationwide through National Dairy Council Fuel Up TM Breakfast Grant Program

General Mills Foodservice has awarded grants of up to $2,000 each to 27 K-12 schools across the country through the National Dairy Council Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant program.  A total of $50,000 in funding was awarded to help schools build or expand their breakfast programs.

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Alabama School District Implements Bus Safety Program with GPS Technology

Mobile County Board of Education rolled-out a GPS-enabled system to track its fleet of buses, which covers 42,438 miles every day in Alabama’s largest school district.

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National Awareness Campaign Gives Educators Voice in Improving Online Search

Beginning in October, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) will kick off Easy Access and Search for Education (EASE), a month-long campaign that aims to raise awareness about the negative effects of information overload on educators’ and students’ online search experiences.

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Netop Introduces iPad Classroom Management

 As a rapidly growing number of educators turn to Apple’s iPad to support instruction, Netop today introduced Netop Vision Mobile, a new app for iPad classroom management.

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Atomic Learning App Now Available Free in iTunes

Educators now have one-touch access to training and resources to meet district challenges and learning objectives with the Atomic Learning App – available for free download in the Apple iTunes store.

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Empowering Writers Releases Essential Guides to Writing

Empowering Writers, leading provider of K-8 professional development and resources for the instruction of writing is pleased to announce the release of their Essential Guides to Writing for grades 2-5. 

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Adventure to Fitness Launches New Entertainment Site to Battle Childhood Obesity

In conjunction with Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Adventure to Fitness has announced the launch of their new website, which they say will make their program even more accessible for the 45,000-plus network of teachers already using the program, plus reveal some never-before-seen-features.

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Weld North Acquires Editure PD and JBHM Education Group

Weld North Holdings LLC, an investment company founded by former Kaplan, Inc. CEO Jonathan Grayer in partnership with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), announced that it has entered the $3.6 billion education, school improvement services and professional development industry by acquiring a 100% interest in each of Editure Professional Development Inc. and JBHM Education Group. Both transactions closed in September.

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eSchool News: Avenues: The World School Selects Tales2Go as its Audio Book Provider

Flagship New York City campus of new independent school finds its audio book solution for individualized mobile learning.

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