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The school year is about to begin for just about every school and district in the country. Are you a prepared parent?

I'm not referring just to an ample supply of juice boxes and the right iPad cover for your second-grader. Education has been undergoing a sort of revolution of late, and this school year is going to see some tremendous changes for many schools, including (for many) the introduction of new technologies and implementation of the much-vaunted — and sometimes reviled — Common Core Standards.

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