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Edgenuity Approved as a Florida Virtual Instruction Program Provider

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that its curriculum and instructional model have been reviewed by the Florida Department of Education and found to meet state requirements to serve as a Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) provider for grades 6-12.
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Parents Want More Use Of Mobile Devices In Classrooms

In one of the most comprehensive studies of parents’ views on mobile devices in education, more than 50 percent of parents believe that schools should make more use of mobile devices in education and 32 percent agree that schools should require them in the classroom.
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HWCF, Discovery Education Award Schools For Healthy Living Initiatives

Through support from Playworld Systems, Good Sports and Wyndham® Extra Holidays more than $175,000 in prizes will be awarded to 14 schools across the nation.
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Dr. Winifred Hamilton Emphasizes Importance of Early Childhood Education

Stamford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Winifred Hamilton, along with superintendents from Bridgeport, Fairfield, and New Britain, participated in a panel discussion on the importance of early childhood education, Mon., April 29, 2013, at the Regional Superintendents’ Early Childhood Education Symposium in Ridgefield, Conn.
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Largest K-12 Student Science, Technology Competition Announces 2013 Winners

The young scientists and inventors of the 21st annual Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision program, the world’s largest K-12 student science competition, are tackling many of today’s most pressing issues, and their prize-winning ideas could someday help build a better future.
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New Tablet for Education Ready to Compete Against Apple and Samsung

This dynamic package provides teachers and students access to the largest collection of eBooks and thousands of apps, with the power to create multi-media content.
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TreeRing Brings Social Networking to School Yearbooks

The entire school community can share, like, and comment on photos, memories, and events from the school year. Parents and students are then able to personalize their yearbook by choosing the photos and memories they find most important, and have those photos and memories printed in their unique copy of the school yearbook.
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Rullingnet Launches Blended Learning Programs for Early Childhood

Integrating the best of both digital and traditional learning, VINCI Blended Learning Programs are fully integrated learning programs that mesh with the ECE, Common Core standards and Head Start Standards.
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myCore, Earns Prestigious Cool Tool Distinction from EdTech Digest

The EdTech Digest Cool Tool awards recognize new, emerging and established technology solutions for education; the Trendsetter awards include notable people or products shaping the space, and the EdTech Leadership awards recognize outstanding forward-thinking contributions to learning and technology.
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RosettaBooks Releases Vonnegut Commencement Speeches

Edited by longtime friend of Vonnegut, Dan Wakefield, the compilation reads like a narrative. The celebration of what Vonnegut called “the long-delayed puberty ceremony” will inspire recent graduates as well as those whose college years are long ago.

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