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Lenovo Acquires Stoneware to Expand Secure Cloud Computing

As a result of this acquisition, Lenovo will add significant new technologies and accelerate its capabilities for both commercial and consumer cloud offerings, particularly the ability to provide secure content across multiple devices in education and government.

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GuideK12 Partners with BLEgroup to Draw the Line toward Smarter Schooling

GuideK12 has chosen the BLEgroup to gain valuable insight on product development, pilot program implementation and district trends by leveraging the BLEgroup’s platform. 

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‘Quiet Revolution’ Gains Momentum as Parchment Delivers 4 Millionth e-Transcript

The industry-leading e-Transcript exchange network doubled the volume of e-Transcripts delivered in each of the past four years, and year-over-year growth is expected to double again in 2012. Institutions tapped Docufide to exchange nearly 1 million transcripts through the first six months of this year alone.

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BadgeStack Supports Expansion of Successful NYC DIG/IT Initiative

LearningTimes announced that the successful DIG/IT initiative offered in New York City public high schools has been expanded to provide badge-based learning to more than 4,000 students in the 2012-2013 school year.

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The Saylor Foundation Collaborates with Google to Offer Courses via the Course Builder Open Source Project

The Saylor Foundation is pleased to announce a collaboration with Google, Inc. to offer Saylor.org courses through the Course Builder open source project. Beginning today, Saylor’s Mechanics I will be open for free registration and will be immediately available to individuals across the globe via the beta platform released by Google.

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Registration Now Open for ASCD’s 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibit Show

Built on the theme Learning: Our Story. Our Time. Our Future.," the Annual Conference and Exhibit Show will be held  at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill., March 16–18, and will inform, engage, help, and challenge thousands of educators from across the globe to better support student success.

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Conceptua Math Expands Breakthrough Digital Common Core Fractions Program

The newest version introduces a unique approach to teaching math – Keep the Teacher in the Equation. Conceptua Fractions not only helps students master fractions, but it also integrates teacher supports like never before, so that every teacher is effective at teaching fractions.

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Patron Company Expands Online Education Community Services With Addition of MyVRSpot

The Patron Company, developers of socially responsible e-commerce networks, announces today the acquisition of MyVRSpot from FTC Family of Companies to expand its suite of services for schools.

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New Nonfiction Program "XBOOKs," Designed Specifically to Meet the Common Core State Standards, Now Available from Scholastic

As students head back to school, districts are looking for classroom resources to help teachers fill key instructional gaps to meet the new, more rigorous Common Core State Standards.

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eInstruction and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning Partner to Drive Student Achievement in STEM Education

eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, and New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a non-profit dedicated to empowering teachers and granting all students access to a high quality education, have partnered to transform CTL’s award-winning STEM course materials into rich, interactive content, simplifying the integration of instruction and real-time assessment for users of eInstruction’s Insight 360 classroom instruction system. 

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