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SparkFun Electronics Launches Kickstarter Campaign for National Education Tour

SparkFun Electronics, a provider of parts, knowledge and passion for electronics creation, is embarking upon a nationwide education tour in 2013 and is leveraging the power of the popular Kickstarter fundraising platform to secure funding for the initiative.

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American College of Education Opens School of Advanced Studies

American College of Education, one of the world’s leading providers of online advanced degree programs for educators, announced today that it will now offer distinctive Ed.D. and Ed.S. degrees in Leadership.  Ed.D. students will select an emphasis in either Online Education or Educational and Community Organizations. 

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Study: 67% of PreK-12 eBooks Purchased from Follett

A recently released survey of electronic book penetration and use among PreK-12 school libraries revealed that 67 percent of the Pre-K-12 schools that purchase eBooks buy them from Follett.

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EagleBank Empowers High School Students to Make Informed Financial Decisions Through Innovative Web-Based Program

EagleBank announced a new initiative to bring financial literacy education to high school students across Washington, D.C. by providing them with access to the EverFi(TM)--Financial Literacy learning platform.

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New Information on Beyond Bullying Summit in NYC

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It's no secret that safe, happy and healthy children are more likely to achieve academic success. But bullying continues to be one issue standing in the way of safe and successful students. Educators are invited to attend a powerful all-day event on January 14, 2013 in New York City.

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Pearson Will Provide American Samoa with New Longitudinal Data System

The American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE) selected Pearson and Choice Solutions Inc. (Choice) to design and implement a federally funded P-20 longitudinal data system (LDS).

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Alabama DOE and Microsoft Annc. Statewide Technology Program

The Alabama Department of Education and Microsoft Corp. today formally announced the official launch of the Alabama Microsoft IT Academy Program. This new initiative is focused on further developing the overall technology skills of students.

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Cabrini Green Tutoring Program Revamps Strategy and Changes Name to Tutoring Chicago

Tutoring Chicago announced its recent update to its long-term strategy, which includes a name change reflecting its expansion into more areas of Chicago.

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School Specialty Adds Classroom Tech Partnerships

School Specialty, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCHS), a leading K-12 education company with the broadest array of products in the education market, today announced partnerships with three of the industry's classroom technology leaders.

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Pearson Joins the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools

Initial reports indicate that only 60 percent of eligible voters cast their ballot in last week’s presidential election. Key to growing citizen participation in   elections and other activities that will maintain a strong U.S. democracy is an increased emphasis on civics education in schools.

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