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Kajeet Collaborates With Qualcomm, Common Sense Media, Emantras and EduTone on “Making Learning Mobile” Initiative

Kajeet partners with industry leaders to provide safe, secure, and affordable Android tablets for use by both students and teachers in Fairfax County Public Schools as part of Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach Initiative.

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SchoolReach Automated Parent Notification System Now Embedded in PowerSchool

SchoolReach Instant Parent Contact is now embedded in Pearson's PowerSchool, the industry-leading student information system.

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Follett Software Forges Partnerships With Leading Content Providers

Follett Software Company has announced a first round of partnerships with leading providers to sell reliable and relevant third-party digital content.

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Transforming education with leading-edge infrastructure and applications


This web seminar will illustrate how you can cost effectively upgrade your infrastructure and increase bandwidth capacity, allowing the district to take advantage of applications such as streaming video, video on demand, distance learning, school safety tools, unified communications and web portals for improved parent-teacher communications.

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Providing Economical and Healthy School Foods


Healthy school food options on a budget: it can be done!

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As Schools Fight Obesity, Physical Education Is Cut

More than a half-century ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower formed the President’s Council on Youth Fitness, and today Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Michelle Obama are among those making childhood obesity a public cause. But even as virtually every state has undertaken significant school reforms, many American students are being granted little or no time in the gym.

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Pa. Approves 4 New Cyber Charter Schools

This fall, students will be able to choose from four new cyber charter schools, bringing the statewide total to 16, thanks to approvals by the state Department of Education.

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School Districts Are Ignoring Florida's School Prayer Law

While Florida's controversial school prayer bill officially took effect on Sunday, both supporters and opponents of the "inspirational message" legislation have acknowledged the law is primarily a political bill aimed at boosting Republican candidates ahead of the November elections and is unlikely to actually be implemented by school districts.

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No Decision Reached on Potential Philadelphia School District Layoffs

With less than a week before hundreds of blue-collar workers could lose their jobs, Philadelphia School District officials said they have not made up their minds on whether the layoffs will go forward.

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