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Microsoft Awards $3.4 Million Technology Grant to New England Center for Children

Microsoft has donated $3.4 million in software and services to the New England Center for Children (NECC), an institute that provides education and research for children with autism.

Texas District Deploys Free Weather Sensors

The Grand Prairie Independent School District has deployed hyper-local weather detection equipment at five of its schools.

Performance Matters Unveils New PD, Student Assessment Platform

Performance Matters has launched the Performance Matters Platform, a new tool designed to bring together teacher professional development and student assessment.

Northwest Evaluation Association Debuts New Reports for MAP Assessments

The Northwest Evaluation Association has launched a new series of reports for its Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments in an effort to help educators better support academic growth.

Delta Ed Debuts Middle School Science Curriculum

Delta Education has launched the Full Option Science System Next Generation Middle School curriculum, a continuation of its FOSS Next Generation K-5 program.

Top 5 Highlights from ISTE 2016

About 20,000 people attended ISTE 2016 in Denver this year. Here are the main takeaways.

Flipped Learning Global Initiative Launches Worldwide Radio

Flipped Learning Worldwide Radio promises to deliver flipped classroom next practices on demand.

Madison Academy Upgrades to Gigabit Fiber WAN

Madison Academy in Alabama has implemented a 1-gigabit per second fiber-to-the-premises network between its two campus locations and a multipurpose student service center and is planning to extend the fiber connection to a third building currently under construction.

Companies Donate Headsets for Game-Based Learning to Schools

Two audio visual supply companies jointly gave 70 headsets to Denver area schools in an effort to boost the schools’ use of game-based learning.

Idaho School Gets Grant to Boost K5 Math Learning

An elementary school in Idaho will be ramping up its use of mathematics curriculum from Origo Education after receiving a grant from the company, accompanied by a matching grant from its parent-teacher association.

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