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'Champions for Change Contest' Winners

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USC Shoah Foundation's IWitness Video Challenge

Middle and high school students have the chance to win scholarships of up to $5,000 - and additional money for their educators and schools - by entering the fourth annual IWitness Video Challenge hosted by USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education. Read More »

Teens Called On To Tackle Opioid Crisis Through Video Competition;

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), DEA Educational Foundation and Discovery Education are launching the Operation Prevention Video Challenge that gives students the power to send a message to their peers about the dangers of opioid misuse, iinviting teens across the country to create a unique 30-60 second public service announcement aimed to reach other teens.... Read More »

PBS Digital Innovators Program

Beginning on December 12, educators from across the country-classroom changemakers who excel at using technology and digital media to spark excitement and drive learning in their classrooms-are encouraged to enter the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program. Read More »

Samsung Names State Finalists in STEAM Contest

Representing all 50 states and the nation’s capital, 255 public schools have advanced as state finalists in the $2 Million* Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition that challenges students to creatively use STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills to address real-world issues and make a difference in their local communities. Read More »

White House, ED Recognize Turnitin among Other Leaders Seeking to Improve Testing

Turnitin received special recognition at the White House this week for its formative writing product Turnitin Revision Assistant. which extends the reach of teachers by giving students immediate, actionable and substantive feedback as they write. Revision Assistant was one of a small group of new educational technology products featured at the event because it fits the model for educational resources teachers can use to inform instructional practices with innovative, relevant assessment ties. Read More »

PresenceLearning Names Awards of Excellence Winners

PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live, online special education related services, is pleased to announce the six winners of its 3rd annual Awards of Excellence, recognizing leadership, teamwork, and outstanding student progress. Read More »

Achieve Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Achieve brings together state education leaders from across the country for its annual meeting and a celebration of Achieve's 20th anniversary. Practitioners, policymakers, and thought leaders have convened to discuss the state of college and career readiness of U.S. high school graduates and look back on the progress of the past two decades and the future work still needed to ensure all students are college and career ready. Read More »

OR and TX Students Win 2016 Siemens Competition

Three high school students, one from Portland, OR, and a team from Richardson, TX, were awarded grand prizes of $100,000 scholarships for their significant accomplishments in scientific research in the 17th annual Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology. The Competition is the nation's premier science research competition for high school students... Read More »

"Boxlight STEM Day" Supports STEM Learning in U.S. and Latin American Schools;

Boxlight STEM Day (#BLSTEM) will take place on December 9. A select number of low-income elementary and high schools in the United States and Latin America will work with the company in a hands-own, inquiry-based learning event designed to help students learn critical STEM skills and understand how STEM disciplines apply to the world around them. Read More »