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Grolier Interactive has signed a distribution agreement with Learn Technologies Interactive, Inc. (LTI) to market and distribute the Voyager educational product line in the U.S. and Canada. The award-winning collection of over thirty CD-ROM titles spans art, history, language arts, music, science, social studies, reference and general learning for grades Pre-K through 12. Additional information can be found at or by calling (800) 371-3908. To learn more about LTI, visit

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Video Placement Worldwide (VPW) is offering three new videos sponsored by education programs. Each video is accompanied by complete curriculum support materials and all are available at no cost to teachers. Game Plan for Food Safety, for grades 4-6, is a classroom-based video on the basics of food safety. Another new title, Share Your Vision, is a service project program for middle or senior high school students. Designed for senior high school students is Considering Your Options: Information on Abstinence and Contraceptive Choices for Teenagers. For more information, visit or call (800) 358-5218.

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.