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GoGuardian Teacher Adds Teacher-Student Chat

Due to popular demand, the company added a teacher-student chat feature to the classroom management tool GoGuardian Teacher.

Broward County Schools to Expand Online Math Program for Gifted Students

Florida's Broward County Public Schools will expand its use of an online math program for gifted students from about 40 students to several hundred over the course of the next few years.

UC Berkeley Program Shows Middle School Girls Ins and Outs of Engineering

Middle school girls received a major dose of real-life engineering exposure during four week-long camps that took place this summer at the University of California, Berkeley.

California Launches Open Resources, Professional Development Network

The California Department of Education has launched Collaboration in Common, a professional learning and resource sharing network for California educators.

MIT Continues STEM Education Programs Supporting Diversity

Three STEM education programs at MIT received a $1 million gift to support ongoing efforts that connect underrepresented youth to opportunities in the computer science and engineering fields.

Florida Virtual School Switches to D2L's Brightspace LMS

The largest online public school district in the United States is moving to a new learning management system.

Illinois School District Adopts Digital STEM Curriculum for Next Generation Standards

Troy Community Consolidated School District 30 has adopted a new digital STEM curriculum for use by students in grades K-8 district-wide.

Echo360 Tools Aim to Turn Panopto Video into Learning Assets

Echo360 has launched an upgrade program designed to help users transform Panopto video into learning assets for the Echo360active learning platform.

FCC Says AT&T Violated E-Rate, Overcharged Florida Schools

Telecommunications giant AT&T overcharged two Florida school districts for phone service and should have to pay about $170,000 to the U.S. government to settle the allegations, the Federal Communications ruled this week, as reported by Ars Technica. AT&T disputes the charges and will contest the decision.

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