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Las Vegas Downtown Project Contracts School Specialty

School Specialty, Inc. has been contracted by the Las Vegas Downtown Project. The agreement makes School Specialty a provider of furniture and equipment for the Downtown Project's new early childhood center in Las Vegas called the 9th Bridge School. Read More »

Winners Announced for the 2013 AEP Awards

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is pleased to announce the 34 winners of the 2013 AEP Awards. The AEP Awards program, which has been in existence for over four decades, is the most prestigious and comprehensive recognition program in the learning resource community. Read More »

AEP Announces Winners of Beacon Awards for Education Marketing

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) announced the 2013 winners of the Beacon Awards, which are given to the leading companies and organizations for their exceptional marketing campaigns that promote educational products. Read More »

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 2013 Academy Star Award Winners

EPS, a division of School Specialty, today announced the winners of its 2013 Academy Star Awards. These annual awards honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to provide their students with every opportunity to improve their skills. Read More »

Capstone and DC Comics Announce Writing Contest Winner

Capstone and DC Comics Fan Family announce the winner in their Super Hero inspired writing contest for fans in grades 3-6. The nationwide contest "Be a Super Hero. Read!" encouraged children to write about a real hero in their lives, describing the human powers, such as courage, kindness, or generosity, which make their selected hero special. Read More »

PARCC Launches Twitter Town Hall Series

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced a series of Twitter town halls to answer questions on the new, computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The PARCC series of Twitter town halls will start on June 5 with Rhode Island Education Commissioner and prolific tweeter Deborah A. Gist (@deborahgist). Read More »

Innovation Grants Honor Facing History Educators Around the World

The international educational nonprofit organization Facing History and Ourselves has announced the recipients of the 2013 Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grants. In 2013, Facing History has awarded $40,000 to 20 educators around the globe. Read More »

FundingFactory Announces Second Annual 'Recycling Rumble' Winners

More than 1,146 total participants nationwide vied for the Top Recycler title during the "Recycling Rumble," a friendly one-on-one recycling competition hosted annually by FundingFactory ┬«. From February 13 to April 30, FundingFactory participants competed to recycle the largest quantity of electronic waste (e-waste). Read More »

FrontRow Announces Winners of Lesson Capture Contest

Classroom audio and integrated solutions provider FrontRow is excited to announce the eight winners of their How do you Juno? contest launched earlier this year. In this contest educators were able to try Juno┬«, create a lesson capture video, and enter it to win prizes for their classroom. Read More »

AEP To Host Two LRMI Sessions During ISTE

The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) will host a concurrent session, The New Age of (Web) Discovery: New Resource Metadata Standards, and a Birds-of-a-Feather Roundtable, LRMI: The Dewey Decimal System for the Digital Age, during the 2013 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in San Antonio, Texas. Both sessions will focus on the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI).... Read More »