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October Celebration of National Principals Month to highlight the role of school leaders

National Principals Month is a time to celebrate the role of principals in raising student achievement and improving schools, while also reminding the public of the need for greater support in leadership development to ensure principals have the resources they need to be successful.

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Carroll County Public Schools partners with Discovery Education to create digital learning environments

Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS), Maryland’s ninth largest school system, announced today it has partnered with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms, to create rich, 21st century learning environments in classrooms district wide.

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National partnership between Sodexo and HOPSports, Inc. activates learning and well-being

MyFit is powered by HOPSports technology and equips schools with the means to provide students greater access to evidence-based and standards-based physical activity.

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GuideK12 and Templeton Demographics announce strategic data alliance

This relationship combines expertise from each company to offer school districts across the country new tools for anticipating the evolving needs of their districts, such as adding or reducing buildings, planning for new developments, boundary changes, resource optimization and enrollment projections.

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Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, National PTA And Discovery Education announces Clinton Global Initiative Commitment

Smart from the Start is the latest brainchild of the Together Counts initiative by the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education. Together Counts encourages educators, students and families to live active and healthy lives in an effort to address childhood obesity nationwide.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announces Common Core English language arts curriculum, Collections 2015

With a fresh perspective on language arts, Collections places instructional focus on analysis, drawing inferences and conclusions, and producing evidence-based writing.

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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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