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NASSP statement on classroom discipline guidelines issued by Obama Administration

The principal’s greatest weapon against discrimination is the principle of personalization, in which every student is known and valued in the school, a cornerstone of NASSP’s Breaking Ranks Framework for School Improvement.

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Odysseyware launches two new career and technical education courses

The courses are: Introduction to STEM and Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. 14 additional AG and STEM courses are slated for introduction in early 2014.

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Vernier Software & Technology announces wireless sensors for science and STEM education

Go Wireless Temp is a rugged, stainless-steel temperature sensor. Its durability, temperature range and wireless capability make it ideal for a variety of classroom experiments using iOS devices.

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Adaptive leadership, Common Core integration, and the student inquiry model among topics explored in new Discovery Education webinar series

Offered to educators nationwide at no cost, this series commences with a conversation on adaptive leadership featuring Ed Massey, immediate past president of the National School Boards Association.

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Tennessee Department of Education names Skyward a preferred vendor

With Skyward, Tennessee school districts will benefit from a comprehensive web-based system that integrates all the key elements to manage student learning in one centralized system that minimizes data entry and ensures accuracy.

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Nokia Education Delivery System wins 2013 PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Award

The GLPDN uses the Diagnostic Teaching Model (DTM) developed by the International Reading Association, a worldwide membership association of reading teachers and literacy researchers, to support the training of literacy instructors in developing countries.

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CTIA-The Wireless Association explores wireless educational opportunities and parental controls

In this month's Wonder of Wireless video series and on its blog, CTIA-The Wireless Association shows how consumers may make the most of the educational opportunities of wireless, as well parental controls that monitor and manage children's wireless use to encourage responsible habits.

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Pennsylvania Department of Education announces $1.7M in career and technical education equipment grants

Acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq has announced that 42 schools will share $1.7 million in funding for the purchase of equipment for career and technical education programs.

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Aegis Identity Software named as one of 20 Most Promising Education Solution Providers

Designed specifically for P-20 Education Marketplace, the Trident Solution provides an Identity Management platform to automate provisioning/de-provisioning, identity synchronization, password management and user self-service.

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International Space Station crew to connect with Virginia students

Before the radio chat, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan will address the Berkeley students to discuss current research activities on the orbiting laboratory and how a STEM curriculum could help students join the next generation of explorers

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