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SparkFun Inventor’s Kits Part of Vermont Statewide Education Grant

SparkFun Electronics, a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is excited to announce the company’s inclusion in a new educational initiative between the state of Vermont and For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics.

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92 Percent of Skyward's Wisconsin Customers Meet or Exceed State Academic Standards

More than 90 percent of Wisconsin school districts that use the Skyward Student Management Suite meet or exceed the Department of Public Instruction's academic expectations, according to new data recently released by the state agency.

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Free Responsive Classroom Resource Aligns 150 K-5 Math Activities with Common Core Standards & Practices

A newly-published free resource from Responsive Classroom® supports elementary teachers' efforts to address Common Core standards and practices in math using the fun activities in its award-winning book Doing Math in Morning Meeting: 150 Quick Activities that Connect to Your Curriculum.

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eChalk Launches Custom Web Design Services to Help Schools Personalize Sites

It has long been established that parental involvement is an important factor in student achievement. And in the Internet era, school websites have become the focal point of engagement for students, parents and educators. eChalk, a pioneer of school communication and instruction management software, has launched Custom Web Design services to help schools personalize their sites in ways that foster greater community involvement and boost their online curb appeal.

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Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Stands With Louisiana Families in Fight to Protect School Choice

The Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options (LaBAEO) stands today with Louisiana parents and students, and other education reform advocates, in full support of protecting the Louisiana scholarship program.

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Student Transportation of America Family Speeds Aid to Coworkers, Communities Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

Yellow school buses driven by Student Transportation of America (STA) drivers rumbled into New York and New Jersey earlier this month bringing relief and welcome supplies, donated by STA coworkers and residents of the communities they serve, to help families struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy. 

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MultiTouch Announces World’s First Fully Integrated 42” and 55” Windows 8 Interactive Displays

MultiTouch Ltd.

MultiTouch Ltd. announced the launch of its 42” and 55” MultiTaction® multitouch displays that are fully integrated with Windows 8. The new MultiTaction® Cell 42” (MT420W8) and 55” (MT550W8) with embedded Windows 8 on Intel Core i7 are the first large format displays with a built-in touch user interface.

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LearnSprout Announces New Apps for Educators at the SIIA EdTech Business Forum in New York


LearnSprout, the first universal application programming interface (API) for K-12 education announced today two new apps for schools and districts: LearnSprout Dashboard and LearnSprout Messages while presenting at the Software & Information Industry Association’s EdTech Business Forum.

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Harrison School District Two Combines Online and On-Site Speech Therapy Services to Better Serve Students


Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, Colorado has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy services for K-12 students, to help relieve the district’s speech-language pathologist (SLP) shortage

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V Blend Meets Tough Vegetable Requirements for School Nutrition Programs

Country Pure Foods

Country Pure Foods, a processor of juice products for school grades K-12, is excited to announce the addition of V Blend Vegetable / Fruit Blend juices to its product offering.