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Elizabeth Forward Middle School Taps Carnegie Mellon U for Interactive Energy Labs

Elizabeth Forward Middle School has teamed with Carnegie Mellon University and a private partner to develop novel interactive tools to teach students about energy.

Folsom High Updates Classrooms with Collaboration Desks

A bond measure approved by local voters in 2014 has enabled California's Folsom High School to experiment with an open plan classroom space to make student learning more active.

Klamath County SD Expands Online Speech Therapy

Klamath County School District in Oregon is expanding its implementation of online speech language therapy services, so the district's speech language pathologists can spend more time working with students and less time driving.

Oregon Elementary Schools Can Test Students' Digital Skills for Free

Learning.com will allow all Oregon elementary schools to test the digital learning skills of fifth-graders at no cost to school districts.

Florida Adopts Online African American History Course

The Florida Commissioner of Education's African-American History Task Force plans to implement an online African-American history course at hundreds of schools across the state.

Samsung Selects Solve for Tomorrow State Winners

The 51 state winners will now prepare videos demonstrating their STEM projects for the next round of the competition.

ESSA Signing a 'Christmas Miracle' for States

President Obama's signature has made it official: No Child Left Behind has been replaced with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) as the country's national education law.

UC Davis and Digital Promise Report on How To Run Better Ed Tech Pilots

The University of California, Davis School of Education and Digital Promise recently ran a research project to better understand how districts conduct their pilots of ed tech products and the challenges they face in doing so.

Tyler ISD Adopts NWEA Assessment Suite

Tyler Independent School District in Texas has adopted a comprehensive assessment suite as part of its five-year strategic plan.

Ohio Students Hack Health and Wellness in 12-Week Coding Contest

AT&T and Franklin University have partnered to promote computer science education with CBusStudentHack Coding for Community: Health and Wellness, a 12-week computer programming contest for central Ohio-area high school students.

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