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Performance Matters Assessment and Data Management Solution named a Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product by District Administration Magazine

Performance Matters’ integrated product line correlates and analyzes performance data from multiple sources, and turns that data into actionable information to improve instruction and student learning.

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ePals announces commercial launch of new learning products in China

The product line promotes cultural understanding, provides language learning practice and builds skills that meet the new innovative teaching and learning goals set by China’s Ministry of Education as well as U.S. Common Core State Standards.

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$100,000 in sight, nation’s brightest students head to Washington, DC for prestigious research competition

Twenty of our nation’s brightest high school students will present their original research projects and compete for the highest science honor awarded to American high schoolers at the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology National Finals.

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Opening Minds INNOVATION Awards application deadline nears

The Opening Minds USA awards seek to recognize innovations that are advancing the field of early childhood education to better the lives of young children and their families.

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School in session as congressmen, House staff attend digital class on the Hill

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training (NCTET) turned the House of Representatives’ Education and the Workforce Committee Room into four digital classrooms yesterday to demonstrate how education technology is transforming the way teachers’ teach and students’ learn.

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PBS NEWSHOUR asks middle & high school students to share their unique perspective of 2013 in a digital media contest

The #MyZeitgeist competition was made in partnership with Google and is tied to their annual “Zeitgest” project- which highlights the biggest events of the year as seen through the site’s search engine results.

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Bridgeport Public Schools initial donation request leads to $45,000 in technology savings

The $45,000 savings resulted from Virtual Procurement Services renegotiating the existing contracted rates for the purchase of 173 “Smart Boards” for Bridgeport Public Schools.

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Providence Public School District chooses Skyward as its SIS vendor

The 47-school district looks forward to receiving time and cost savings with the Skyward Student Management Suite, as well as the ability to transfer student records easily between districts.

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ASCD announces pre-conference institutes for 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

Led by world-renowned experts and authors, the 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show Pre-Conference Institutes offer a deep dive on topics of interest to educators now.

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The Weather Channel and Discovery Education give students an inside look into the science behind severe weather and preparedness

These two trusted brands are launching this initiative with a virtual field trip to provide scientific expertise, weather curriculum and streaming content across multiple platforms.

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