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Teacher Performance Assessment Field Test Under Way

Pearson announced that the field test for the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA), a nationally available, performance-based assessment measuring the effectiveness of teacher candidates seeking initial licenses, is under way.

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Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches The Healthy Schools Project

Comprehensive hand hygiene program gives students and teachers the tools needed to achieve a healthy, productive classroom.

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ASCD Welcomes New Staff to Marketing and Member Services Team

Bonnie Kasander has been appointed as ASCD’s new director of membership, and James Mahoney has been appointed the association’s new director of marketing.

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Lexim Announces New Free Learning Management System for All Teachers

Lexim is proud to announce the immediate availability of their learning management system, a software as a service product being made available to all teachers for free.

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PowerSchool for Parents Earns 2012 Seal of Approval From The National Parenting Center

PowerSchool for Parents earned the stamp of approval from The National Parenting Center. This new free app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad revolutionizes the way that millions of busy parents stay in touch with their children’s lives at school.

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Pearson’s Award-Winning Online Tool Now Provides Improved Detection and Correction of Grammar and Mechanics

With the newest update to Pearson’s award-winning online writing tool, WriteToLearn, students will receive even more feedback on grammar, punctuation and word-usage.

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Read on myON Initiative Provides Free Access to Digital Books

Sponsored by several community organizations, “Read on myON” provides all Hillsborough County Fla. children from birth to eighth grade with access to myON reader from Capstone Digital.

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CareerCruising Partners With Method Test Prep

Method Test Prep and Career Cruising are partnering to distribute their test prep software in order to reach more students and assist with SAT and ACT test prep.

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Experts in Universal Design for Learning Address Topic in Free Webinar

Special education experts will connect principles of UDL and assistive technology during May 18, 2012 webinar. 

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observe4success Classroom Observation Software Helps Data Driven Kansas City School Improve PD

Genesis Promise Academy in Kansas City chose observe4success for professional development because it melds the benefits of technology, research-based content and graphic reports.

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