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Complex Observation is Out! AK District Opts for Simple, Robust Solution

Observe4success, a leading provider of easy-to-use, classroom observation and walkthrough software is pleased to announce the adoption and implementation of its newest platform in Petersburg City Schools.

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Microsoft Recognizes World Class Innovation at Schools Globally

On World Teachers’ Day, Microsoft Corp. announced the 2012 Pathfinder and Mentor Schools as part of its Partners in Learning for Schools Program. The 65 new Pathfinder Schools and 17 new Mentor Schools demonstrated a passion for creating a collaborative community to advance the uses of technology in the learning process.

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Tens of Thousands of Proven Test Questions Available to Teachers Free of Charge With Launch of Problem-Attic

EducAide Software put tens of thousands of high-quality questions for personalizing learning at the fingertips of teachers around the country, for free, with the launch of Problem-Attic. More than an item bank, Problem-Attic allows teachers to find questions by topic, select them individually and format them using Problem-Attic’s online tools to create and output tests, quizzes, worksheets, flash cards, overheads and problem-of-the-day calendars with ease.

ALAS Summit on Hispanic Education, October 10-13, Miami, Fla.

From global competition and school funding to accountability and leadership, the waves of change impacting education are affecting us all. We can either be drowned by those waves or we can learn to surf; and what better place to start than here and now in Miami, at ALAS, among some of education's most talented and dynamic leaders.

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ALAS Summit on Hispanic Education, October 10-13, Miami, Fla.

From global competition and school funding to accountability and leadership, the waves of change impacting education are affecting us all. We can either be drowned by those waves or we can learn to surf; and what better place to start than here and now in Miami, at ALAS, among some of education's most talented and dynamic leaders.

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Leading Charter Schools Nationwide Adopt 'i-Ready'

Many of the nation's leading charter schools have chosen Curriculum Associates' i-Ready™ Diagnostic & Instruction to be a key element of their blended learning and student growth initiatives. Harlem Children's Zone, New Classrooms, Rocketship Education, and Uncommon Schools Boston, as well as KIPP Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York all use i-Ready.

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Channel One News Opens "OneVote" 2012 Presidential Poll; Teachers and Students Nationwide to Participate in Largest Online Election

Channel One News, the premiere television news network for teens, reaching millions of young people in middle schools and high schools nationwide, today announced the launch of "OneVote 2012," marking the network's fifth run of the largest student mock-election held in advance of the national Presidential election.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Selects ASCD to Support Professional Development Goals

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools(CMS), winner of the 2011 Broad Prize for Urban Education, recently selected ASCD as its new, districtwide professional development partner.

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Cleveland Independent School District (ISD) Adopts PublicSchoolWORKS to Improve Student and Staff Safety

PublicSchoolWORKS, a Cincinnati-based company that offers the one and only comprehensive, fully-automated risk management system available for schools, will begin a full implementation of EmployeeSafe Suite and its Student Bullying and Violence Prevention Program (SBVPP) at Cleveland ISD (Cleveland, Texas) for the 2012-2013 school year.

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New Study Shows Technology Improves Grammar Teaching

Hand-held technology can help to improve primary pupils’ learning of grammar, according to a new study by the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) at the University of York.

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