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  • Wikipedia Tops List of Plagiarized Sources

    Where are students finding the materials they plagiarize in their papers? According to a new study, WIkipedia tops the list for both secondary and college students. But as a category, encyclopedia sites are among the least popular sources, coming in behind four other types of information outlets, including both academic sites and paper mills.

  • 2 Maryland Schools To Be Powered by Solar Energy

    The Kent County, MD Board of Education, in partnership with the Kent County Commissioners, is building a 1,579 kW solar array to power two schools and a community center.

  • Internet Privacy Tools Miss the Mark, Study Suggests

    Users who feel inadequate to the task of protecting their privacy online aren't alone. The types of tools available for opting out of Internet tracking are hard to set up and confusing to use, according to new research from Carnegie Mellon University.


  • NEA Adds Algebra Coaching Service for Members

    A service being tried out by a handful of districts that puts algebra teachers in touch with coaches online for real-time professional development sessions has a new group of test pilots.

  • AccessNow Transforms Desktop Apps into Web Portlets

    Ericom has released a new addition to its AccessNow product family, Ericom AccessNow for Enterprise Portals, which provides secure, cross-platform Web access to Windows applications and desktops.

  • NEA Chief Economist to Speak at Ed Tech Forum

    Dr. Richard Sims, chief economist at the National Education Association, along with other industry leaders will speak on the realities and challenges of today's education technology market at the upcoming Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Ed Tech Business Forum, Nov. 28‐29 in New York.


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