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Amy Bostock named global brand manager of nora systems GmbH

In her new position, Bostock will assume responsibility for the corporate brand and marketing strategy of nora systems GmbH, along with advertising, creative and public relations worldwide.

Over one million educators & students to make their mark on September 15

Over a million children and adults around the globe will celebrate International Dot Day (Sept. 15), a grassroots “creativity & courage” movement, which has generated support around the globe, from participants in all 50 U.S. states, on all seven continents, in 75 countries, and even on the International Space Station.

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Tyler Technologies announces 51 school districts live on Tyler SIS in time for school year

In all, 51 school districts went live on Tyler’s Student Information System (SIS) this summer, adding another 107,000 students and 7,000 teachers to Tyler’s system nationwide.

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ASCD kicks off yearlong "Membership Means More" Campaign, announces insurance benefits

ASCD, the international education leadership association, announced today new benefits available to current and future members as part of a yearlong rollout of new member perks and benefits during the association's "membership means more" campaign.

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Think Through Learning Inc. secures $5.6 Million in Series B Funding

Created by teachers and technologists, TTM provides supplemental math instruction and practice to help students in grades 3 through Algebra I prepare for the rigors of the Common Core State Standards, TEKS, and next-generation assessments.

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App reveals individualized ‘gifts’ and advantages of children living with ADD/HD

This App provides conscientious parents, educators and other caregivers with a more comprehensive and unbiased understanding of ADD/HD at large that negates common unfavorable labels and restrictive predispositions.

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General Mills Foodservice Awards $50,000 to K-12 schools through the National Dairy Council® Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant Program

The Fuel Up™ Breakfast grant recipients will receive up to $2,000 to improve student access to nutritious foods such as low-fat and fat-free dairy products, whole grain cereals, and fruit.

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Lancaster (TX) IDS turns to WIN Learning’s Education and Economic Dashboard, Soft Skills and Personalized Career Readiness Program

Administrators in Lancaster Independent School District (LISD) are already taking steps to prepare for HB 5 by offering WIN Learning’s Personalized Career Readiness System to its middle and high school students beginning this school year.

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Schoolwires announces Symposium on Parent Engagement Oct. 22

The online event will include presentations by Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow®, Dr. Karen Mapp, director of the Education Policy and Management Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and administrators from K-12 districts across the country.

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Mrs. P.com celebrates 5th anniversary of “Be a Famous Writer” National Writing Contest for Kids

Mrs. P invites K-4 classrooms nationwide to write a story about "Magic”, the theme of this year’s contest, containing no less than 250 words and not to exceed 1,000. It may be fiction or non-fiction and some of the things considered in selections are: Originality, creativity, compelling narrative, humor, sense of adventure and the development of a theme or point of view.

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