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Trend Micro announces educational technology grant

As part of the grant, Trend Micro will make a financial contribution and donate professional services, as well as software, to public schools across the U.S. The grant was created to support the safe and responsible use of technology among students and to help schools prepare them for future educational and career opportunities.

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Chiefs for Change congratulates Louisiana on A-F school grades

The A-F school grading system has been in use in Louisiana since the 2010-11 school year. This year, the State has enhanced the grading formula by incentivizing more rigorous outcomes and rewarding the improvements made by schools.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library continues to grow with the addition of nearly 200 new eBooks from Encyclopaedia Britannica

GVRL delivers reference content and series non-fiction from more than 100 publishers to all types of libraries. The addition of these new titles brings the total eBooks available on the platform to more than 8,000, with over 500 from Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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Toyota and Discovery Education invite teens to make original videos to inspire their peers to become safer drivers

While cars today are safer than ever, automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens and according to the National Safety Council, the year a teenager gets their license will be one of the most dangerous of their life.

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Tyler Technologies announces new cloud-based transportation management solution

Traversa is the first transportation solution on the market to offer a comprehensive, customizable, Web-based solution with a suite of transportation applications in one system.

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ASCD offers member-only webinar series

The webinars will feature ASCD authors and well-known, industry-recognized experts. Members also have unlimited access to the archives and handouts for continued learning at their own pace.

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Students learn current events with rap music on Pearson’s Online Learning Exchange

Developed with Flocabulary, this engaging current events course offers a unique perspective on major news stories on Pearson's web – and mobile-ready – digital learning destination that provides quality, standards-based content to teachers and students.

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Research reveals how school science project experience prepares students for 21st century workplace success

The Synopsys Silicon Valley Science and Technology Outreach Foundation has released research that points to hands-on science projects as an effective method for improving students' mastery of competencies required by businesses and organizations across all industries.

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Ed-tech leaders to exchange strategies at national education technology conference

Thousands of educators from across the country will have an opportunity to explore emergent technologies, cutting-edge programs and a highly innovative ed-tech marketplace at FETC 2014, one of the largest conferences in the nation devoted entirely to education technology.

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Edgenuity wins four Education Software Review Awards

Edgenuity’s Common Core ELA courses were built to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards with new instruction, interactive learning tools, readings, assignments, and multimedia resources.

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