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In this live webinar, hear from the CTO and a senior network engineer at Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools in North Carolina to learn how they successfully implemented a 1-to-1 program with cloud networking and E-rate. Read more>>
In his first year as superintendent, Manny Caulk opened the new grant-funded office, created academic excellence strategies, redesigned high schools and launched a volunteer campaign. Read more>>
Under the Oklahoma City School district’s new policy, school personnel are not legally allowed to administer medical marijuana to students, but the district will provide a private location for a caregiver to administer to students at school. Employees cannot use or possess marijuana while at school or during school hours, even if they have a medical marijuana license.
The Arizona governor announced he will again ask lawmakers to approve his school safety plan, including a controversial provision to allow judges to take guns away from people considered dangerous. Read more>>
In his State of the State speech, Gov. Eric Holcomb talked about making teacher pay competitive with surrounding states. He proposed having the state pay off a pension liability that schools currently pay. He also announced the creation of a Teacher Pay Commission to develop a plan in time for the 2021 legislative session. Read more>>
A new South Carolina bill could require high school students to pass a personal finance class to graduate. The bill would require students to take a half-credit personal finance course with an end-of-year test to pass. Read more>>
Associated Press via The State
Nearly 5,500 students who received scholarships last year through Illinois’ taxpayer-funded private school scholarship program will have to apply again as the program enters its second year, program officials said. Read more>>
Often it’s the incremental changes, not the huge innovations, that ultimately transform systems. So while competency-based education in its most radical form may not end up being a viable solution for many schools, elements of the reform may make a big difference for educators and students where these conversations are happening. Read more>>
Illustrative Mathematics/Kendall Hunt
Illustrative Mathematics is partnering with Kendall Hunt Publishing Company to be its exclusive distributor of its IM Certified digital curriculum. Kendall Hunt customers will have access to IM 6–8 Math as an open educational resource along with high school curriculum such as Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2 Math courses. Read more>>
NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.
The five new models provide between 3700 and 4000 lumens and offer XGA, WXGA or WUXGA resolution. These models offer increased brightness, better connectivity, network capability and longer lamp life. Read more>>