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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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Scholastic declares January "Get Book Fit" Month, calls all kids to read books to get their minds in shape

With the countdown to the Winter Games in full swing, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, is calling all teachers and families to pledge January 2014 as "Get Book Fit" Month, and encourage their kids to train their brains by reading more books.

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Educational language mobile gaming fundraiser is launched on Indiegogo website

In an effort to create a language learning mobile game that is as enjoyable and entertaining as it is educational, Liu produced the West Journey Spell Force voice language game.

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106 high school students awarded $21,000 through 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program

These annual scholarships recognize outstanding students, who, in the face of great adversity, have exhibited an admirable commitment to continuing their education and serving their communities.

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Library Video Company entrusts its brand to Cerebellum Corp.

In addition to launching a new Library Video Company web site, Cerebellum will take over the mailing of the Library Video Company catalog, accept and fulfill orders, and invoice and collect customer payments.

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PresenceLearning launches new eBook to answer educators’ questions about online occupational therapy (OT)

PresenceLearning’s award-winning online OT service allows students to connect with remotely located occupational therapists while remaining at their school site or wherever they are receive instruction.

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Curriculum Associates releases Door 24 — a new iPad app that builds computational fluency

These apps target the skills that are most essential for achievement in Reading and Mathematics and motivate students to develop these skills through the power of game design.

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IRA-ABA Fast Break for Reading Campaign sets new student reading goal of four million minutes by March 2014

In another exciting development, Sye announced that First Book, the international nonprofit social enterprise that provides access to new books and educational resources for programs and educators serving children in need, has now joined the Fast Break for Reading Team.

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