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Education Week has released Quality Counts 2015, a report on the state of education across each state as well as a special focus on early childhood. The report’s authors found that even with the increased focused on early childhood learning, the United States as a whole earns a D-plus, while half...
A new report from Scholastic highlights that schools play a major role in getting kids to read for fun at home, especially in lower income families. The report, Kids & Family Reading Report™: 5th edition, examines reading attitudes and behavior of kids (ages 6-17) and their parents and...
Forbes has released its new list of 30 under 30, including their key influencers in education. The 2015 class, according to Caroline Howard of Forbes, is pushing for massive upheaval in the learning landscape, focusing not just on the content of what kids learn but on how they do it. From...
As we look ahead to a new year of debates about the direction of education in the United States and around the world, ABC News has posted a reminder of how much the classroom environment has already changed in the 21st Century. Read their list and send the PreK-12 Learning Group your...
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan closed out 2014 with a series of predictions for 2015. His top four, published in Education Week, highlight the Administration’s education goals. As Education Weekpoint out, though, Duncan did not address other key issues like achievement gaps...
Todd Brekhus, President of Capstone Digital, will receive the Visionary Award at the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group’s Lamplighter Honors Gala on December 8. The Visionary Award is given to individuals for their insight and exceptional leadership. Todd is receiving this award for his...
Todd Brekhus, President of Capstone Digital, will receive the Visionary Award at the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group’s Lamplighter Honors Gala on December 8. The Visionary Award is given to individuals for their insight and exceptional leadership. Todd is receiving this award for his...
Winning product and company name: Emotional ABC’s Ross Brodie, CEO and one half of the husband-and-wife team behind Emotional ABC’s, gave some insight into how two real-life parents ended up in the business of developing a social-emotional program for children and their parents. Emotional ABC’s...
Winning product name: Teaching Young Children Winning product company: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Teaching Young Children (TYC) has been one of the most popular and buzzed about magazine titles in our awards program for the past few years. ...
The Lamplighter Honors Gala, presented by the AAP PreK-12 Learning Group on December 8, will celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of the learning resource industry and the ongoing mission of helping every child receive a world class education. Frank Ferguson, Chairman and...

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