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  • Broadband Plan Looks To Overhaul E-Rate, Promote Online Learning

    In a presentation to stakeholders Wednesday, FCC Director of Education Steve Midgley provided a preview of the forthcoming National Broadband Plan, which will be formally released next week. The plan, as it pertains to education, calls for an expansion of E-Rate and new federal supports for the promotion and delivery of online learning.


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  • Da-Lite Links Lecterns to iPhones and iPods

    Da-Lite has instroduced a new accessory for its lecterns that allows an instructor to deliver presentations directly from an iPod or iPhone. The new universal iPod dock accessory can be recessed into the reading surface of any Da-Lite lectern.

  • Boxlight Rolls Out Short-Throw Interactive Whiteboard Projector

    Boxlight has rolled out a new short-throw version of its ProjectWrite2 interactive whiteboard projection system, ProjectWrite2/W.

  • Early Intervention Program Addresses Academic, Behavioral Issues

    "Children who enter grade school with cognitive and social-emotional delays are at an increased risk for reading problems, academic underachievement, and becoming disengaged or disinterested in school." This assessment, from Janet Welsh, a research associate at Penn State University's Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development, is at the heart of a new intervention program developed by researchers at the school to help families with kindergarteners at risk for poor school performance.

  • i3 Innovation Grant Program Opens

    The United States Department of Education has released final priorities and opened the application process for the Investing in Innovation Fund, also known as "i3," a $650 million grant program that's designed to fund "the development of path-breaking new ideas, the validation of approaches that have demonstrated promise, and the scale-up of the nation's most successful and proven education innovations."

  • MvixUSA Debuts HD Digital Signage Players

    MvixUSA has announced two new high-definition digital signage players, the Mvix DS HDPro and Mvix DS Elite. The two new players support full 1080p high definition video and are networkable.

  • Education Department Names Race to the Top Finalists

    The United States Department of Education Thursday announced finalists in the first phase of the Race to the Top competition.