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PBS and impreMedia to Live Stream Spanish Language Version of Sotomayor Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

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PBS today announced an agreement with impreMedia, the No. 1 Hispanic News and Information Company in the U.S. in Online and Print, to live stream PBS' NewsHour feed of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Senate confirmation hearings, translated to Spanish, on impreMedia's Web site (http://www.impre.com/sotomayor).

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PBS DEVELOPING PBS DIGITAL LEARNING LIBRARY TO SUPPORT DELIVERY OF LOCALIZED EDUCATION SERVICES TO SCHOOLS

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PBS today announced the launch of the PBS Digital Learning Library, a PBS system-wide online repository of digital education assets from public broadcasting programs and services nationwide.

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PBS TEACHERS® INTRODUCES ‘ACTIVITY PACKS’ WIDGETS TO OFFER EASY-TO-ACCESS DIGITAL CONTENT FOCUSED ON CURRICULAR THEMES

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PBS Teachers (pbsteachers.org) introduced today PBS Teachers Activity Packs, a growing library of Web-based widgets that contain links to high-quality PBS education resources and activities focused on a specific curricular theme for multiple grade levels.

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PBS LAUNCHES ONLINE EDUCATION COMMUNITY WHERE PRE-K-12 EDUCATORS CAN CONNECT, CONTRIBUTE AND GROW

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PBS today unveils a new online community for preK-12 educators that supports the advancement of digital media content and technology integration in education.

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PBS TeacherLine® Offers Educators Online Courses and Teaching Resources to Improve Reading Instruction at Every Level

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As the gateway to all other knowledge, reading must be taught early in life and repeatedly reinforced throughout a student's schooling. Many American students still struggle through school because they have not mastered essential reading skills. Well-prepared teachers are critical to improving reading instruction and student achievement.

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PBS TeacherLine® Offers Schools and Districts Option to License Award-Winning Online Professional Development Courses

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PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for educators, announces today the launch of its new program Course Licensing for Schools and Districts.

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PBS TeacherLine® Introduces Courses to Help Teachers Support English Language Learners in the Classroom

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PBS TeacherLine, the premier provider of online professional development courses for educators, introduces a new collection of courses that focuses on the unique educational needs of English language learners (ELL).

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Instructional Coaches Support and Inspire Teachers With PBS TeacherLine’s Multimedia Resources

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Instructional coaches, who are responsible for onsite, ongoing professional development for their peers, need high-quality resources and training to deliver on specific district initiatives and student performance goals.

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‘PBS TEACHERLINE PEER CONNECTION’ ASSISTS EDUCATORS WITH INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

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PBS TeacherLine today launches a new product to help educators build and improve their coaching skills as they work with their peers to increase student achievement.

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PBS TEACHERLINE® EARNS 21ST CENTURY BEST PRACTICE AWARD FROM THE U.S. DISTANCE LEARNING ASSOCIATION

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The United States Distance Learning Association honored PBS TeacherLine with a 2007 Distance Learning Award Monday evening in Kansas City, Mo.

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PBS LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE PRE-K-12 EDUCATOR WEB SITE: PBS TEACHERS

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PBS today unveils one of its most comprehensive Web undertakings in years with the debut of PBS Teachers, PBS� portal for pre-K-12 educators (www.pbs.org/teachers).

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Nevada, Arkansas Officials Pick PBS TeacherLine® for State Professional Development Initiatives

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The Nevada Commission on Educational Technology and the Arkansas Department of Education have selected PBS TeacherLine�, a provider of facilitated, online professional development for preK-12 educators, to meet professional development initiatives in each state.

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PBS and Discovery Education Partner to Distribute PBS Programs to Schools

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PBS and Discovery Education today announced a major multi-year media partnership through which PBS has licensed hundreds of hours from its most acclaimed series and specials for distribution to schools through Discovery Education's digital learning services.

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Department of Education Awards Over $23 Million to CPB, PBS and WTTW Chicago For New Ready To Learn Initiatives

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The Corporation for Public Broadcasting with PBS and WTTW Chicago have won competitive grants totaling $23.2 million from the Department of Education for the Ready To Learn initiative.

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PBS Programming the #1 Choice for Teachers for Third Consecutive Year, According to New Poll

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Following a particularly competitive year marked by a rapidly evolving media landscape, the nation's educators have -- for the third year in a row -- chosen PBS as the top source of video in the classroom, for both off-air taping and purchasing. This puts PBS ahead of Discovery, the History Channel and Nickelodeon. PBS' lead over the other content providers remained steady this year.

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