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Take the Time to Write the Best Education Story of Your Career

MILWAUKEE, WI – The O’Brien Fellowship in Public Service Journalism, now in its eighth year, launches the 2021-2022 fellowship application period on December 1. It will remain open until January 23, 2021. Since 2013, reporters from around the country have partnered with the O’Brien Fellowship to produce great investigative and explanatory journalism. Past Fellows have explored education topics and other issues.

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CoderZ Contributes to the National Computer Science for All Movement, CSforALL Community Announces 163 New Education Efforts
With 126 Organizations Nationwide, CoderZ Makes New Commitment to Expand Computer Science Education in the United States

Media Contact: Charlotte Andrist
Nickel Communications
charlotte@nickelcommpr.com
770-310-5244

DERRY, N.H. – Nov. 17 2020 – The CSforALL movement, to bring computer science to all US students, marked a major growth milestone today. Along with 126 organizations, CoderZ has made new commitments to advance computer science education access and opportunity for youth across the United States at the 2020 CSforALL Commitments Showcase.

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Pandemic Learning: Photo Project Spotlights Schooling During COVID-19
Photo Gallery of More Than 700 Royalty-Free, High-Quality Images of Teachers and Students Available for Use by Editors, Educators, and Nonprofit Organizations

For Release: November 17, 2020
Contact: Dorie Turner Nolt, (404) 861-1127, dorie@dorieturnernolt.com

Washington, DC—The Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) today released a new gallery of photos showing what schooling looks like during the COVID-19 pandemic, spotlighting both in-person and remote learning for students and educators.

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Using Education Data Towards Equity

The way states fund public schools in this country results in deep inequities along racial and economic lines. EdBuild was an organization that defined school funding problems and illustrated solutions, and when they closed their doors this July, they made their tools available for journalists, researchers, and advocates.

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Apex Learning and Illuminate Education Partner to Inform Meaningful Instruction
Partnership enables educators to connect assessment results with curriculum to drive instruction and intervention at just the right time

SEATTLE, WA and IRVINE, CALIF. — Nov. 17, 2020 —Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning and  Illuminate Education, a leading K-12 student performance system, announce a new partnership. The new partnership provides schools and districts the ability to correlate learning gap assessments to digital curriculum, enabling individualized learning pathways for students in the critical subjects of Math and English Language Arts.

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KidzToPros introduces Online Coding & Game Design courses to prepare students for jobs of the future

MEDIA CONTACT
Michelle Sokol
press@kidztopros.com
574-535-4923

FREMONT, Calif – Coding is considered the fastest-growing STEM field, yet only 45 percent of high schools across the country currently offer courses in computer science. The disparity is fueling a worldwide skills gap, in which an estimated 2.4 million positions are expected to go unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants.

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Class Solver Reduces COVID-19 Outbreaks through Class List Management
“COVID-friendly” algorithm helps educators optimize and update class lists

Melbourne, Victoria AU (Oct. 26, 2020) – Class Solver, the most flexible program for creating and managing class lists, has developed an algorithm that’s been proven to reduce COVID-19 outbreaks in schools by 36 percent. The feature builds upon Class Solver’s ability to customize and create class lists based on factors including behavior, academic performance, special needs and parent requests.

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The National Postsecondary Strategy Institute (NPSI) in partnership with Reach Higher launches the Power of Hope Awards to recognize school districts that engage school counselors in leadership roles to improve student college and career success outcomes.

NPSI Communications Contact:
Amanda Mitchell
Email: info@npsi.org
Phone: (224) 288-9934
Website: http://www.npsi.org
Facebook: National Postsecondary Strategy Institute @NPSI2018
Twitter: @NPSI_Believe

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eBOARDsolutions Announces Major Update to Simbli Policy Module
Enhanced policy management software offering makes it even easier for school boards to keep policies, procedures, and handbooks updated, organized in one place and accessible to all key stakeholders.

Contacts: 
Andy Ryff, eBOARDsolutions Marketing Manager, 770.822.3632, aryff@eboardsolutions.com

[Lawrenceville, GA] – Oct. 13, 2020 –eBOARDsolutions Inc., today announced a major update to their online policy management software, the Simbli Policy Module.

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15 Edtech Products Awarded New Learner Variability Product Certification
Certified Products Support Unique Learning Needs; Certification Application Now Open

October 8, 2020 | Washington, D.C. – Fifteen products have earned the Learner Variability product certification from Digital Promise. The new product certification is intended to serve as a reliable signal for educators, administrators, and families looking for evidence that educational technology (edtech) products support the unique needs of their learners.