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Sheena Alaiasa named National Middle Level Principal of the Year

Alaisa attributes the school’s success in large part to a culture that values people—students, teachers, and community members.

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Glee's Jane Lynch joins Guns N' Roses Drummer Matt Sorum to launch FundAnything Campaign for Adopt the Arts Foundation

The organization founded by Abigail Berman and Matt Sorum, is on a mission to bring vibrant music and arts programs to the Los Angeles United School District, as a way to expand the horizons of children, and to counteract the deep budget cuts that have eliminated the music and arts curriculum from LA schools.

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New interactive guide from Pearson Research & Innovation Network provides insight into performance assessments

To support states and school districts in their efforts to ensure all students graduate prepared for success in college and careers, Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network today launched an online, interactive guide to strategies for leveraging performance assessments to measure 21st Century higher-order skills such as critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving.

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Rhode Island Districts turning to Aspen Student Information System to connect data, classrooms and performance

The district’s adoption expands the Aspen integrated data management platform to a third of all school districts and more than 57,000, or 40 percent, of all students in Rhode Island.

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Net Texts OER content management solution to be featured in iSchool Initiative’s Digital Learning Revolution Tour 2013

Under a new partnership agreement, the Net Texts content management solution for free OER will be featured in the iSchool Initiative’s DLR mobile tour as it travels to schools, conferences, and communities to showcase its exciting vision of the 21st century mobile learning classroom.

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A new kit, supporting Common Core State Standards, helps educators address misinformation

The Parent Institute has done the work for principals and teachers who are in the best position to help parents understand the standards but often don't have the time to identify what parents don't know and create a communication plan

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Bretford ships new cart and rollers for iOS devices

Introduced earlier this year, these products are designed for use in schools, training facilities and other professional organizations with large deployments of iOS devices.

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Twenty-one districts join ‘Teaming for Transformation II’

Teaming for Transformation II participants will collaborate through an online community focused on digital conversion; a site visit to Katy Independent School District (Katy, TX) to learn about the district’s vision and expectations for student-centered learning; and face-to-face meetings at CoSN 2013, among other educational development activities.

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Largest geographic school district in eastern U.S. adopts Knovation’s personalized digital curriculum solution across the district

This significant subscription expansion follows the successful adoption of icurio during a preliminary district rollout to 8,000 students across seven high schools and one elementary school.

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CoSN/AASA announce free Google hangouts, webinars for educational leaders on using data to inform instruction

Included in the offerings are a four-part Google Hangout On Air series and a two-part webinar series, which demonstrate how educators are using data to inform instruction and improve student achievement.

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