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Western Union Foundation and Discovery Education's New Career Readiness Initiative

The Western Union Foundation, Discovery Education and the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) announced today the launch of Open Doors: Unlock Your Future, a new online destination providing high school students, educators and families with high-quality tools and resources to help students prepare for their future through in-depth career exploration. Read More »

Pizza Hut(R) BOOK IT!(R) Program Honors National Young Readers Week

In recognition of National Young Readers Week Nov. 11-15, Pizza Hut(R) and its BOOK IT!(R) Program is challenging students, parents and principals across the country to "Read Your Heart Out" in an effort to raise awareness for the importance of literacy among young people. Read More »

Free Webinar To Help Learning Resource Providers Discover Benefits of New Metadata Standard

The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) will host a free webinar on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (EST) for anyone interested in learning more about the LRMI metadata framework and the promise it holds for personalized learning. Dave Gladney, LRMI project manager; and Michael Jay, education metadata expert and president of Educational Systemics, will review the project background and explain the importance of the project to the educational resource community. Read More »

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 10 Outstanding Educators

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Sanford Health, WebMD and Discovery Education Healthy Living Initiative Kicks Off

Sanford Health, WebMD and Discovery Education announced today the fall re-launch of fit 4 the classroom, a unique program for elementary educators, students and their families to promote students 'whole-body' health and wellness. New resources include new interactive lessons as well as the return of a national sweepstakes offering educators nationwide the opportunity to win funds for health and wellness initiatives at their schools. Read More »

CoSN Kicks Off 2013-2014 Webinar Series

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released its 2013-2014 Webinar Series schedule, which begins on Tuesday, Nov. 12, and concludes in May 2014. Featuring local, regional, federal, and private sector K-12 education leaders from across the country, the hour-long webinars will be an online forum for regular discussions on a range of issues... Read More »

Teaching Tolerance Launches 12th Annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day

The Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance program will launch the 12th annual National Mix It Up at Lunch Day today with more than 6,000 schools expected to participate nationwide. The event encourages students to sit with someone new in the cafeteria for just one day. Read More »

K12 Inc. Honors Six School Districts for Innovative Use of Online Learning

K12 Inc. honored six school districts that have transformed education for their students through innovative online programs. The winners of the K12® 2013 Transformation Award were each selected for a transformative practice that resulted in improving the overall effectiveness, efficiency, and success of online learning, ultimately leading to improved student outcomes. Read More »

Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Search for Next Class of STEM Educators

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education, along with their partner Oak Ridge Associated Universities, have announced they will begin accepting applications for the 2014 Siemens Teachers as Researchers (STARs) and Siemens STEM Institute programs two months early. Educators from across the country can submit an application to attend one of the prestigious professional development programs Read More »

High School Teams Receive Lemelson-MIT InvenTeamâ„¢ Grant for Invention Projects

The Lemelson-MIT Program provides a select group of high school students with the opportunity to show what is possible in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM); areas known to play a significant role in boosting the economy. Today, the Lemelson-MIT Program is awarding 15 teams of high school students up to $10,000 each in grant funding as part of its 2013-2014 InvenTeam initiative. Read More »