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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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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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