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An Education Update……………..

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ED REVIEW

September 26, 2008

…a bi-weekly update on U.S. Department of Education activities relevant to the Intergovernmental and Corporate community and other stakeholders

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HURRICANES GUSTAV AND IKE

On September 1, Hurricane Gustav made landfall along the Louisiana coast. Then, twelve days later, Hurricane Ike struck the Texas coast. The U.S. Department of Education is in close contact with leaders in both states to determine the needs of students, teachers, and schools and stands ready to support them through ...

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September 30 POST Kindle — Amazon.com

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iAmazon’s New Wireless Reading Device Kindle Store
Welcome to AMAZON.com Kindle Store

Amazon Kindle, Amazon’s New Wireless Reading Device, Kindle Store. The Amazon Kindle Store offers Over 150000 Books, Newspapers, Magazines, and Blogs

Kindle: Amazon’s Wireless Reading Device
$359.00 Kingston 2GB Secure Digital Memory Card (SD…
$6.99 Mighty Bright XtraFlex2 Light – Black
$15.01

Kingston 1 GB Secure Digital Flash Card ( S…
$5.79 Amazon Kindle Replacement Battery
$19.99 Amazon ...

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Wimba Online Teaching Tools

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Press Room
9/18/2008
Wimba Pronto featured on Channel 6 News, Indianapolis!
Ivy Tech Community College’s use of Wimba Pronto was featured on Channel 6 News, Indianapolis, appearing on Channel 6’s broadcast news and online news components: View the video feature or read below: Messenger Gives Students Access ‘Pronto’ Teachers, Students Linked Instantaneously INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College is using new technology that instantly links students and professors — a solution more direct and speedier than e-mail. ...

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North Dakota Information Technology Minutes

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NORTH DAKOTA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Minutes of the
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Harvest Room, State Capitol
Bismarck, North Dakota
Senator Larry J. Robinson, Chairman, called the
meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Members present: Senators Larry J. Robinson,
Randel Christmann, Rich Wardner; Representatives
Craig Headland, Robin Weisz; Chief Information
Officer Lisa Feldner
Members absent: Senators Richard Marcellais,
Tom Seymour; Representatives Keith Kempenich,
David Monson, Kenton Onstad, Mark S. Owens
Others ...

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Medicare and Medicaid Information From Denver, CO

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Hello Everyone,
Please enjoy the information contained in this edition of Frontier Focus. Please be sure to share it with your members, colleagues, providers and office billing staff. Thank you for your continued efforts to broadcast Medicare information to the providers in Region VIII.

Table of Contents

1. New From the Medicare Learning Network

2. News of Benefit to Medicare Beneficiaries

3. Guidelines for Teaching Physicians, Interns, and Residents

4. ...

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Plains Art Museum — Fargo, North Dakoa

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©Dale Cook
FMVA Studio Crawl
October 4 and 5, 2008
Studio Crawl maps are available at Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Avenue North, at www.fmva.us, at area businesses and from the participating artists.
Studio Crawl Preview at Plains Art Museum
August 7 – October 5, 2008
Preview the work of more than 40 artists who will showcase their work at 36 studios during the FM Visual Artists Studio Crawl October 4 and 5.
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Xmas Tree Ornaments in North Dakota

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For Immediate Release
September 25, 2008
For more information, contact Amy Schmidt, ND Council on the Arts, (701) 328-7594

Call for Ornaments for State Christmas Tree

The North Dakota Council on the Arts invites artists and craftspeople to provide handmade ornaments for the North Dakota State Christmas Tree. The tree will be on display in the Memorial Hall of the State Capitol building in Bismarck. It will be lit during a public ceremony ...

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Federal Computer Week

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WHAT’S HAPPENING ON FCW.COM
Today’s top news stories House panel backs larger DHS acquisition workforce; Treasury needs to hone use of EVM; VA financials strategy needs more thought; and more…
Check out FCW’s Sept. 22 print edition Buzz of the Week: Security on the mind; Acqusition team needs more than contracting officers; Editorial: What to do with a chief management officer; and more…
On the FCW Insider blog: Familiar names from the past show up at the ...

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Teacher Education Update

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AACTE Weekly News Briefs September 23, 2008___________
. . . delivered to your inbox so you can enjoy up-to-date news on Colleges of Education, Teaching and the Classroom, Campaigns, Legislation and NCLB, STEM Teacher Issues, International Teacher Issues, Grants, and Upcoming Events. Please click on linked headlines for full story.

AACTE ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEBINAR
From the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
On September 29, 1:30-3:00 EST AACTE will offer a free webinar to AACTE members on ...

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North Dakota Kids Count

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Click on the state summary or on the issue guide for an individual legislative district. To determine which legislative district you are in, click here.

2008 Issue Guide for North Dakota Legislative District:

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Senator Conrad’s Student Competition at MarketPlace

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We are pleased to announce that the 2009 Official Rules, Requirements and Judging Criteria for the BOSS Business Plan Competition are now available and online!
The BOSS Business Plan Competition is open to anyone age 25 and under with the desire to locate/start a business in North Dakota. Up to $8,000 will be awarded to the winning teams!
Please encourage high school and college students to participate!
To view the Criteria, go to www.MarketplaceForEntrepreneurs.org and click ...

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Medicare Update

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Register Today! Be part of a groundbreaking opportunity. CMS, along with State representatives and industry partners from health and technology, are hosting a National E-prescribing Conference on October 6 – 7, 2008 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA.

Our goal in holding this conference is to educate State health program administrators and policymakers, providers and beneficiary constituencies on the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) e-prescribing program and ...

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