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News & Issues

  • Burlington SD Implements ERP To Integrate Management, Improve Communication

    Vermont's Burlington School District has adopted a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to manage district resources such as budget management, invoices, and payroll in an effort to integrate management information, regulate finances and procurement, and help improve communication.

  • $10,000 Classroom Makeover Contest Opens

    Nominations are now open for the 2012 Great American Classroom Makeover, which offers prizes of up to $10,000 for supplies for both individual classrooms and schools.

  • Aruba Launches Controllerless WiFi Solution

    Aruba Networks has released a new controllerless WiFi solution, Aruba Instant Enterprise, a software solution for distributed enterprises that requires no physical or virtual controllers.

  • Smarter Balanced Leaders Reelected

    Three members of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium executive committee have been reelected to their posts, including EC Co-Chair Joseph Martineau, executive director at the Michigan Department of Education's Bureau of Assessment and Accountability.


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Professional Resources

  • 2012 Elections: How to Integrate a Student Response System in Class
    Sponsored by: Mimio
    During this presentation, an innovative history and social studies teacher shares how he integrated a student response system into his daily lessons by using the example of leveraging the many functions of SRS to inform students about the upcoming elections.