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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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Oklahoma City Public Schools Launches Anonymous Incident Reporting System

The state’s largest school district is offering a new tool to report (hotline and online), track and address bullying or other potentially harmful incidents.

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Community's Distributed Design Series Ceiling Loudspeakers Now in Basic Black

Community's Distributed Design Series of in-ceiling loudspeakers has been expanded to include a standard black version of its flagship D6 model.

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Self-Expiring Visitor Badges Now Compatible with Color Printers

ow visitor management systems can combine the professional appearance of full-color plastic visitor badges with the added security of time-expiring badges.

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Initial Set of Test Items and Task Prototypes Release

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a 23-state consortium working together to create next generation assessments, today released its first set of item and task prototypes for both English language arts/literacy and mathematics.

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ASCD Launches Free Digital Common Core Implementation Tool, Announces Fall Common Core Webinar Series

ASCD introduces the new, free EduCore digital tool for educators implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in both mathematics and literacy. 

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