Newsletter | October 10, 2008

10.10.08 -- Automation Delivers Bigger Piece Of Federal Funding Pie For Schools With Struggling Lunch Programs

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Automation Delivers Bigger Piece Of Federal Funding Pie For Schools With Struggling Lunch Programs
Answering the question "How poor are you?" may seem unsavory. But school districts that don't properly assess the economic status of their student populations will have no luck sweetening the pot when requesting federal and state funds...

Northridge Local School District Gets A ModSpace Makeover
Teachers and students at Northridge Local School District in Johnstown, OH, started off with a clean slate in the 2008-2009 school year after two elementary schools were closed in 2008, torn down, rebuilt, and reorganized...

AbleNet Announces New ‘Weekly Reader AbleNet Editions' – Rich General Education State Standard Content Modified To Meet The Needs Of Students In Special Education
AbleNet announced the release of the new ‘Weekly Reader AbleNet Editions' which is the only product that meets the specific educational requirements of each state and offers students content specific to their disability level...

Cubellis' Berkshire Elementary School Project (West Palm Beach, FL) Featured In American School & University
Cubellis, an international architecture, interior design and engineering firm, is pleased to announce that Berkshire Elementary School, West Palm Beach, FL was selected for inclusion in Penton Media's American School & University 2008 Educational Interiors Showcase...

TeacherDollars Program Rewards Teachers Who Help Close Achievement Gap
Ten Hartford public schools will be rewarded this school year through the Evolution Benefits TeacherDollars Program, which donates special-purpose debit cards to teachers in schools that have demonstrated marked improvement in the academic achievement of their students...

MIND Research Institute Wins Prestigious EdNET 2008 Industry Award
MIND Research Institute in Santa Ana announced that it won the prestigious EdNET 2008 Pioneer Award, a national awards competition sponsored by the Heller Reports, a QED company and leading provider of education market news and events...

North Seattle Community College Brings Developmental Math Online With Academic Systems
PLATO Learning, Inc., a leading provider of computer-based and e-learning solutions, announced that North Seattle Community College (NSCC) will continue its 10-year partnership with PLATO Learning by transitioning to the company's newest online software for post-secondary—Academic Systems Algebra—to support the college's developmental mathematics courses...

Glogster Launches Education Development Program
Glogster, the new Web 2.0 platform that provides consumers with a revolutionary way of expressing their mood, feelings and ideas, today announced the launch of its education program, which aims to provide educators across the globe with access to digital learning tools for the classroom...

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FieldMasterPro is a complete work order management solution for the field service industry that combines an Internet-based service management and dispatch system with powerful cellular based field technician work order completion services. The solution is designed to integrate with popular back office systems, and can be fully deployed in a short period of time without significant up-front costs or IT investments...

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