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New Acer Veriton 6620G Series Commercial Desktops Simplify Asset Management for the Enterprise

Acer America unveils new commercial desktop PCs specified for corporate customers, government agencies and educational institutions. 

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Henry County Schools Implements Pearson’s Schoolnet in Time for Start of School

Pearson announces the successful completion of software training for 4,500 staff members at Henry County Schools, GA, on Pearson’s Schoolnet, in time for to the start of school.

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Free Online Homework Help, Math Refreshers Now Available to Middle and High School Students Learning with Virtual Nerd

Available free to students learning with Pearson High School Math Common Core © 2012, Pearson High School Math © 2011, or Pearson Integrated High School Mathematics © 2014, Virtual Nerd's collection of online interactive video tutorials support 21st Century learning by delivering personalized content to students. 

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Hitchcock ISD Deploys Revolutionary Tipping System to Deter Bullying and Crime

Hitchcock Independent School District in Hitchcock, Texas has deployed a revolutionary new anonymous tipping system that allows students to “text” in their tips to school principals. 

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StudyBlue Unveils Free iPad App for Back to School

Students can use the StudyBlue app to search, create and study flashcards and notes with their iPads. 

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Preferred Meal Systems Announces New Healthier School Menus, Online Nutritional Information for Parents

Schools across the country are now re-opening after the summer break. Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced pre-plated meals for more than 40 years, will be introducing new meal offerings and healthier foods for lunch and breakfast, and now meal and nutritional information parents want will be easy to access online.

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Schoolwires Achieves Inc. 500|5000 Ranking for Sixth Year

Schoolwires has achieved a remarkable feat: earning a ranking on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing privately held companies in the country for the sixth consecutive year; an achievement reached by only about 600 companies since the list was first published in 1982.

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New Curriculum Associates ‘Ready’ Program Built to Help Students Master the Common Core

Built specifically for the new standards and using the language of the CCSS, Ready™ Common Core offers students in grades 3–8 rigorous instruction and practice in math and reading while also offering teachers multilevel resources and tools to easily implement these lessons.

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Multi-Touch eBooks Created by Victory Productions

Two beautiful Multi-Touch eBooks engage students with videos, more than 250 graphic-novel scenarios, interactive graphing tools, embedded review questions, and self-grading assessments that enhance the richness of the text. 

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Compass Learning Encourages “Curiosity” With Expanded Middle School Science Offering For New Version of CompassLearning Odyssey

The updated science curriculum includes hundreds of new activities, quizzes, and tasks that empower teachers to engage students in key tenents of science and exploration.

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