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Opportunities in School Improvement Grants detailed

Broad based opportunities are unfolding from the U.S. federal stimulus program School Improvement Grants, which is placing a heavy focus on professional development for the 5,000 lowest performing schools across the nation and allocating an additional $3 billion.
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Broad based opportunities are unfolding from the U.S. federal stimulus program School Improvement Grants, which is placing a heavy focus on professional development for the 5,000 lowest performing schools across the nation and allocating an additional $3 billion. Market research firm Simba Information finds in its latest report, "PreK-12 School Improvement Opportunities 2011," that PreK-12 publishers and providers of instructional materials, software and services are adapting their business models and are teaming up with program implementation partners.

The report is a market briefing on the opportunities available to providers of educational materials, tools and services through the School Improvement Grant program. Included are case studies. The report is available at:
http://www.simbainformation.com/redirect.asp?progid=81691&productid=6059265

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