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Look Beyond Favorites to Up-and-Coming Schools in the Neighborhood

Joyce Szuflita, who founded NYC School Help and advises families on public and private school admissions, frequently helps parents negotiate those tradeoffs.

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CDW-G Report: Work Imitates Life in Cloud Computing Adoption

The report found that more than half of organizations are migrating or planning to migrate specific applications or infrastructure to the cloud, and that personal use of cloud services is significantly influencing organizational decisions.

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Logical Operations to Receive Prestigious ProCert Classroom Excellence Award for Its Textbooks

Logical Operations, the market leader in instructor-led training (ILT) materials in Information Technology and related business topics, is the first ILT publisher in the world to have earned ProCert Labs' prestigious Classroom Excellence Award.

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SoftChalk Cloud Upgrades its e-Learning Software for Seamless Mobile Delivery and LMS Integration

Award-winning education technology leader, SoftChalk, LLC announced the launch of new features and enhancements to SoftChalk Cloud, its cross-platform learning object repository and content authoring platform that works with virtually any learning management system (LMS).

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Hobsons and Roadtrip Nation Partner to Help Students Find their Roads in Life

Through this integration, more than 5 million students with access to Naviance Family Connection can now watch video conversations with hundreds of accomplished individuals – ranging from CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to filmmakers, scientists, sports writers, entrepreneurs, political activists, and everything in between – on how they were able to overcome life’s challenges to reach their goals.

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ODYSSEYWARE Releases SPARC to Support Common Core

SPARC helps teachers accurately identify student competency levels (grades K-8) in relation to CCSS and provides supplemental materials for targeted skills remediation and practice to help them achieve mastery.

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Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies Expanding Services to Schools

As government entities, school districts and parents are searching for increased comprehensive security measures for their schools, Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies is providing its local Security and Safety Consultants (SSCs) with increased tools.

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New York District Launches Anonymous Alerts Reporting Service

The Dobbs Ferry (N.Y.) District has added a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts™ to its existing K12 Alerts service allowing individuals to quickly, easily and anonymously report urgent information that they may otherwise be uncomfortable conveying.

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The Guide, available online and in print, includes an interactive web tool that enables parents to search their neighborhood elementary schools to compare with others in each district, and across the city.

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McGraw-Hill Education Makes LearnSmart; Study Tool for Higher Education, Available to High School Students

LearnSmart, originally developed by McGraw-Hill Education with Area9 for the higher education market, will assist schools and teachers in overcoming one of K-12 education’s biggest challenges: better preparing students for their current coursework as well as success in college and their future careers.