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FrontRow Launches New Lesson Capture Contest

Classroom audio and integrated solutions provider FRONTROW has launched a new contest where schools can try JUNO®, create a lesson capture video, and enter it to win prizes for their classroom.
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Beyond Bullying Summit Recap Leads to Focus on SEL

To reduce the prevalence of school age bullying, researchers and educators recommend integrating a curriculum that incorporates social-emotional learning (SEL), a method for teaching children fundamental skills such as self-awareness, decision-making, and relationship skills.

Federal Proposal Targets School Snacks

The Agriculture Department is proposing new rules that would blacklist high-calorie drinks, fatty chips and sugary snack cakes sold in vending machines or in lunch lines.

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Proposed School Boundary Change in Md. Draws Criticism

‘I have not heard great things about Potomac,’ one parent says

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Sony Electronics Launches K12 Initiative, a Tablet Education Program

Sony has announced a new K12 Education Initiative which focuses on helping schools easily integrate devices into the classroom, allowing teachers and administrators to better harness the power of tablet and mobile technologies for education.
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P21 and Pearson Foundation Launch 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), the leading organization advocating for 21st century readiness for every student, and the Pearson Foundation, announced the launch of the 21st Century Learning Exemplar Program, a new collaborative effort to identify and document exemplary 21st century learning practices that are improving student learning in classrooms and communities across the United States.

Calif. League Unites Students With, Without Disabilities

The Los Angeles Unified School District/Special Olympics Unified Basketball League aims to help students of all capabilities interact with one another.

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National Survey of Teachers: Impact of Technology in the Classroom

PBS LearningMedia today released findings from a national survey of pre-K-12 teachers that provides a current snapshot of how teachers are utilizing technology in America’s classrooms, the types of technology teachers have access to and their attitudes toward technology.
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MSA Security to Host Active Shooter Symposium for School Officials at New Jersey Institute of Technology

MSA Security (MSA), an industry leader in high consequence threat protection and specialized training dedicated to helping schools enhance their security measures, is hosting a free symposium to help school officials better understand and address the active shooter threat impacting the nation's schools.
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Voyager Learning Announces Summer School Grant Program

Voyager Learning, the leading provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, announces the new Summer School Grant Program, which provides qualifying districts with substantial grant awards to support the implementation of research-driven summer school solutions.

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