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Editing The Grade

Now in its fifth year, The Grade is looking for an experienced editor to take the lead on editing weekly pieces analyzing media coverage of schools, both good and bad. To see recent columns, go here. For more about the project’s history and funding, go here.

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inquirED Launches Inquiry-Based Social Studies Curriculum for Sixth Grade
New inquirED curriculum focuses on the ancient world to help students develop important future-ready, project-based learning, and social skills

CHICAGO (January 21, 2020) – inquirED, the innovative developer of inquiry-based curriculum and teacher professional development, today unveiled a new, inquiry-based curriculum designed for use in sixth-grade social studies classrooms. Click to Tweet.

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StudySync Announces the 2020 StudySync Media Contest
Annual awards program recognizes top middle school and high school ELA multimedia student productions

Sonoma, CA (Jan. 21, 2020) – For the seventh year in a row, StudySync is hosting its annual Media Contest, in which students with a creative strength in media have an opportunity to demonstrate their originality and media production abilities by creating themed video shorts, podcasts, or digital posters. To enter, teams of students collaborate to produce a StudySync TV-styled video, an original podcast, a StudySync-styled Preview video, or a digital novel poster.

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Common App Announces more than $1.6 Million to Support Access and Equity Initiatives
Grant money to support data-driven approach to college access and equity research

Arlington, VA- Common App, the non-profit membership organization dedicated to access, equity and integrity in the college admissions process, announced today that it has been awarded a grant of more than $1.6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a data-driven approach to college access and equity research initiatives. This research will enable Common App stakeholders, including school counselors, college admissions professionals, and external researchers to better support the students that they serve.

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Boxlight and Central Technologies are Selected by Shelby County Schools as Approved Providers of Interactive Panel Displays
Boxlight’s ProColor Interactive Flat Panel Display is Chosen as a Top Product from Vendor-Submitted Proposals

Lawrenceville, GAJan. 9, 2020 – Shelby County Schools (SCS) in Tennessee have chosen Boxlight Corporation’s (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) ProColor flat panel displays for use in its classrooms. The district has also selected Central Technologies, a leading technology solutions provider, as its approved provider of Boxlight’s interactive flat panel displays. This contract is expected to generate $1MM in revenue for Boxlight.

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Boxlight to Outfit Entire South Carolina School District with Interactive Multi-Touch Panels
First installment is for 150 Procolor interactive flat panel displays; once completed district will install 500 panels in various sizes

Lawrenceville, GA — (Dec. 18, 2019) – Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL), a leading provider of interactive technology solutions for the global education market, today announced that South Carolina’s Anderson School District One plans to partner with Boxlight in outfitting hundreds of classrooms with the latest interactive education technologies. Howard Technology Solutions, a highly regarded reseller, will spearhead the installations.

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Boxlight, Aldrin Family Foundation and ShareSpace Education Partner to Inspire K-12 Students with Hands-On STEAM Educational Tools
Together, Boxlight’s Mimio MyBot educational robotics system and SSE’s interactive space map programs will help students develop core skills and spark a passion for STEAM learning

Lawrenceville, GA – July 15, 2019 – Since the Apollo 11 Moon landing 50 years ago, generations of school children have seen how the real-world application of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) can lead to awe-inspiring achievements.

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LearnWell Announces Collin Earnst as CEO

Plymouth, Mass. — June 18, 2019 — LearnWell has announced the appointment of Collin Earnst as chief executive officer. Earnst, who has served as interim CEO since February, will continue with the day-to-day leadership of the company and spearhead its expansion within the K-12 education and behavioral health markets.