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Turnitin Adds Common Core Grading Rubrics to GradeMark

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, announced the addition of writing rubrics aligned to the Common Core State
Standards (CCSS) to its award-winning cloud-based grading service, GradeMark.

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Early-Bird Registration Open for Inaugural Event, Keynoted by Award-Winning Educator Chris Lehmann

Attending the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Leadership Forum 2012, Oct. 21-23 in Indianapolis, is a prime opportunity for school leaders from around the country to explore these critical issues and identify solutions that will help them leverage the power of technology to ensure that all students graduate ready for success in college and career.

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Pinterest For Educators to Win Popular Back-to-School Classroom Technology

To celebrate back-to-school, Califone is launching a contest for the growing community of educators using Pinterest to support educational advancement.

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Online Speech Therapy Helps Union County School System Better Serve Its Special Needs Students

To overcome the costs and time constraints associated with speech language pathologists (SLPs) traveling to the district’s extremely rural school locations and to lessen the case load for current SLPs in the district, Union County School System in northern Georgia adopted PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students.

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Schools Accelerate Student Achievement With Scientific Learning Corporation’s Software-As-A-Service Offering

ith the implementation of MySciLEARN™, Scientific Learning’s new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, Scientific Learning Corp. and its customers have made significant strides to help more students than ever accelerate their acquisition of the cognitive, language, and reading skills essential for learning success.

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Former Pearson, Schoolnet Executive Appointed President of CORE ECS US Education Division

CORE Education and Consulting Solutions, Inc. (CORE ECS), a leading global education company providing assessments, interventions and content solutions for districts and states serving Pre-K, K-12, Employability, Special Education and Higher Education sectors, today announced that Nicole Neal has been appointed President of their Assessment and Solutions Division.

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Wipro Partners with UMass Boston to Launch Fellowship Program on Science Education for US School Teachers

Wipro Ltd and the University of Massachusetts Boston jointly announced the launch of a 12-month fellowship program in the US to train 120 school teachers over three years, with the aim of fostering excellence in science education among students from disadvantaged areas of Boston and New York.

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American College of Education Offers Scholarships to Outstanding Students in Honor of All-Star Board of Trustees

This new program provides prospective students with scholarships developed in honor of American College of Education's seven Board of Trustee members.

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Common Sense Media Launches Digital Passport

Based on lessons from Common Sense Media's pioneering K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Digital Passport addresses the key issues that kids face online: safety and security, cyberbullying, privacy, responsible cell phone use, and respecting creative work.

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Stoneware Announces Availability of webNetwork 6.1

webNetwork 6.1 is a significant release that provides customers a platform to deliver files, applications and reports whether those resources reside in their private data center, the public cloud or on a local device, and delivers them all through a secure browser-based webDesktop.

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