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"Bring Your Own Tech" Programs Charge Up Students

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May 29, 2012
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While some children are banned from using cell phones or iPads at school, there is a growing trend of schools embracing technology and developing Bring Your Own Device programs that encourage students to bring their wireless devices to school.


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Online School Says It's "Cheat Proof"

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AP (Aug. 29, 2013) — As more students are earning degrees from home, the drive to stop students from cheating has gone high tech. (Aug. 29)
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Austrian Teddy Bear Clinic Aims to Beat Hospital Fears

Austrian Teddy Bear Clinic Aims to Beat Hospital Fears

AFP (Dec. 17, 2013) — For a few days every year, Austrian medical students organise a Teddy Bear Clinic. By giving the cuddly companions a medical check-up, the students hope to help children lose their fear of hospitals and doctors.
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America's Students Flunking Financial Literacy

America's Students Flunking Financial Literacy

TheStreet (May 6, 2014) — America's students are failing when it comes to the subject of financial literacy, says Sarano Kelly, founder of Stand Up for Financial Literacy. Kelly's plan is to have 30,000 financial professionals and influencers spend a day in the nation's high schools every April to teach students basic money management skills. The inaugural program will be promoted during the 2015 Super Bowl and will roll out during National Financial Literacy Month in April of 2015. Video provided by TheStreet
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