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Net Texts makes it easy to replace textbooks with new open educational resources courses

These OER Textbook Replacement Courses give middle and high school teachers a quick and easy way to replace heavy, static and expensive textbooks — and bring engaging multimedia content to tech-savvy students.

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MemberPlanet publicly launches end-to-end group management platform

The MemberPlanet platform gives group leaders the ability to manage one or multiple groups from a single user interface, and gives members a centralized place to stay abreast of group activities, pay membership dues, make donations, RSVP for events, and more.

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Edgenuity enhancing instructional services suite

Edgenuity is helping schools and districts use online and blended learning to ensure an engaging, student-centered educational experience through a robust set of Instructional Services offerings that can be customized to accommodate a wide variety of programs and settings.

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ASSA ABLOY announces addition of HID multiCLASS SE Technology to IP-enabled campus locks

The Access 700 PIP1 and Passport 1000 P1 Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Access 700 PWI1 and Passport 1000 P2 WiFi locks now provide simultaneous support for multiple credential technologies and NFC mobile access, in addition to their existing magnetic stripe and PIN code capabilities.

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Oakland Military Institute receives $100,000 Project Connect donation from Sprint

Located in Oakland, Calif., OMI is a racially diverse college preparatory academy for sixth through twelfth graders and is known for its demanding academic program that includes language arts, math, science and history, as well as world languages, leadership and physical fitness training.

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Turnitin study shows significant reduction in unoriginal writing among high school students

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, today announced a new eight-year study analyzing the levels of unoriginal content in student writing among U.S. high schools using Turnitin. The study, which groups schools by state, indicates that schools using Turnitin reduced unoriginal writing by 33 percent over the course of the study’s time span.

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Linear announces expansion to eMerge Elite Embedded Access Control System

The eMerge dashboard makes for intuitive installation and monitoring with floor plans and event logs offering a full system status at a glance, optimized for viewing on computer monitors, iPhones, iPads, Androids and other mobile devices. Data can be backed up automatically to Micro SD or FTP-based storage to ensure there's always a record of who has come and gone.

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Discovery Education and Girls Inc. partner to give girls across the country access to STEM resources

Girls Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold, and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-based digital content and professional development for K-12, announced a partnership to provide Discovery Education’s STEM Camp resources to girls across the United States.

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Announcing SMART amp; a new platform for learning

As the ‘glue’ that connects disparate devices, it allows for a seamless transition between learning environments, supports teachers with access to collaboration-rich resources and offers students greater opportunities to get the most from their academic journey.

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Booksource sends classroom libraries to Moore, Okla., Newtown, Conn.

Each of the 38 classrooms from Kindergarten through 6th grade in Briarwood Elementary School and Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, OK will receive more than 150 new books – totaling more than 5,000 books – along with free book bins to store the books.

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