Newsletter | September 12, 2008

9.12.08 -- Many U.S. Public Schools In 'Air Pollution Danger Zone'

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Many U.S. Public Schools In 'Air Pollution Danger Zone'
One in three U.S. public schools are in the "air pollution danger zone," according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC)...

Intel Honors Sojourner Elementary School In Oregon As 'Star Innovator' At Schools Of Distinction Awards
Intel Corporation today named Sojourner Elementary School of Milwaukie, Ore., as the "Star Innovator" among six winners of the 2008 Intel Schools of Distinction Awards...

Don Johnston Makes 'Digital Access' To Instructional Materials A Reality For Schools Implementing New IDEA Regulations For Students With Disabilities
Don Johnston has just released an affordable whole-school license option for its Read:OutLoud accessible text reader. This software will open all common accessible book formats and read text out loud...

Poudre School District Builds Better Volunteer Management System
Poudre School District, based in Fort Collins, Colorado, and serving a student population of almost 25,000, has upgraded their volunteer management system to strengthen the efficiency of their 10,000-plus strong volunteer force working in and around their more than 50 schools...

New Technology Helps Schools To Fill Financial Gaps
The old adage, "It takes a village," is true on many fronts, especially in secondary education. A strong community base is the key to strong schools; Alumni Connection works to strengthen relationships between the two...

Alerts.com Releases Free Messaging And Emergency Notification Alert System For Schools
Alerts.com a free online alerts service designed to help consumers save time and money by creating, managing and controlling how they receive information, announced during the company's presentation at DEMOfall 08 the launch of its school alert notification and interactive message platform, MySchoolAlerts...

Hong Kong Education Bureau Selects Teach Away Inc. As The Exclusive North American Recruitment Provider
Teach Away Inc. announced today that it has been selected by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong as the exclusive North American recruitment provider...

GreenMan Technologies, Inc. Subsidiary Awarded Multiple Contracts For Minnesota Schools
GreenMan Technologies, Inc., recently announced that its wholly owned recycled products subsidiary, Welch Products, has been awarded multiple playground projects with several Minnesota School Districts. The agreements were entered into by Welch's playground division, National Safe Surfacing Initiative ("NSSI")...

Miami-Dade Chooses McGraw-Hill Education's Online Reading Intervention Program To Help Struggling Readers
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth largest school system in the nation, has selected Glencoe/McGraw-Hill's Web-based Jamestown Reading Navigator as its reading intervention solution for high school students...

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