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California Program (and App) Dangles Promise of College for Central Valley Students

Starting in 2018 the "Central Valley Promise" will allow students to attend a semester of community college for free and to gain guaranteed admission to California State University, Fresno.

Colleges, Universities Host Campus Tours via Snapchat

In honor of College Application Month, a number of colleges and universities are posting video tours of their campuses via Snapchat throughout November.

White House Computer Science Symposium Recognizes Pennsylvania STEM Programs

The United States government’s chief technology officer recognized Pennsylvania’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs at a recent White House event to champion STEM education in the United States.

Union City Schools Beefs up STEAM Efforts with 3D Printing

New Jersey's Union City School District has adopted 3D printing technology as part of a district-wide science, technology, engineering, arts and math curriculum.

NWEA Aligns MAP for Science With Next Generation Standards

The Northwest Evaluation Association has aligned its Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) for Science assessment with the Next Generation Science Standards.

OnHand Schools Launches Personalized Learning App for Students in Pennsylvania

OnHand Schools has launched the Kandoolu Learning Navigator, a new personalized learning app that aims to empower educators and engage students in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Awards $6.5 Million in School Safety Grants

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has selected recipients for $6.5 million in funds as part of the Safe Schools Initiative Targeted Grant program in an effort to reduce school violence.

Albuquerque Schools Saves $2 Million with Operations Management Tool

Albuquerque Public Schools has recently gone public with its use of an operations management tool it says has helped save $2 million over the course of five years through preventive maintenance.

Report: 4 States Lead the Way With Blended, Personalized Learning Initiatives

A new report from The Learning Accelerator and Innovation Partners America highlights four exemplary initiatives that accelerate blended and personalized learning in Texas, Georgia, Tennessee and Rhode Island.

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