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More and more companies are moving away from legacy connection standards like USB Type-A and Type-B and opting to move forward with new standards like USB Type-C.  Few companies, if any, are more aggressive than Apple when it comes to moving forward with new technology, even more so to abandon older technology.  However, Apple seems to be raising the stakes on its gamble for customer loyalty with the recently released MacBook Pro line that only offers USB Type-C ports.  To use a Kenny Rodgers’ reference, “you got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when ...

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Textbook Costs Hurt Student Achievement, Study Finds

Researchers for the Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research at the American Institutes for Research, found spending a little less than $100 per student for new textbooks led to significant improvements in reading and math performance in some of poorest and lowest-performing elementary schools. For more details, please check the article posted on edweek.org  

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