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Mawi Learning and Florida Virtual School Join Forces to Teach Students 21st Century Leadership Skills Vital to Their Success

Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) and Mawi Learning have come together to offer Leadership Skills Development, a cutting-edge, two-semester course that will dramatically improve the opportunity students of all backgrounds have to succeed in high school, college and life.

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Samsung Brings the Galaxy Tab 2 Back to School with Student Edition

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announces that its Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 device will be available in special Student Edition, beginning 8/19 and for two weeks only.

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SNA’s 2012 Back to School Trends Report: School Cafeterias Find Creative Ways to Meet Healthy New School Meal Standards

School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) 2012 Back to School Trends Report shows that school foodservice professionals are finding creative ways to prepare and serve school meals that meet healthy new nutrition standards.

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Staff Development for Educators Gives Away More Than $1.5 Million in Educational Products and Services to Conference Attendees

Every elementary, middle, and high school administrator in attendance at the Staff Development for Educators™ (SDE) first-ever “Favorite Things” giveaway received more than $3,800 in educational products and services. 

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Parchment’s e-Transcript Network Continues Growth in Second Quarter, Doubling Volume of Transactions

More than 200 high schools and colleges select Docufide in the second quarter, as the exchange network handles nearly 1 million e-Transcripts in first half of 2012.

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Free Webinar Helps SPED Directors Understand New Legislation and Avoid Legal Pitfalls

To help educators understand new laws and avoid legal pitfalls, PresenceLearning is hosting a free webinar, titled “The Five Legal Pitfalls SPED Directors Must Avoid This Year,” on Tuesday, September 18th at 1pm ET.

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Macy’s Be Book Smart Raises $4.8 Million for Reading Is Fundamental

Macy's customers participating in this year's Be Book Smart campaign helped raise more than $4.8 million for Reading Is Fundamental, the nation's largest children's literacy organization.

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SOPHIA Provides Innovative Tools to Help Teachers Flip Their Classroom

Teachers are going back to school this summer, learning to "flip" their classroom with a new free professional development certificate being offered by SOPHIA.

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New FCC Program Provides Technology to Americans With Vision/Hearing Loss

Perkins School for the Blind, Helen Keller National Center, and FableVision to Lead the iCanConnect Campaign.

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Children’s, Young Adult & International Titles Represent Fastest Growing Segments in Library & School eBook Catalogs

OverDrive’s industry-leading catalog of eBooks and audiobooks topped 1 million titles in July, with surging demand for eBooks and new publisher partnerships driving unprecedented growth.

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