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Winners Announced for the 2013 Best of the Web and Education Achievement Awards

on September 10, 2013

SACRAMENTO, CA – September 10, 2013- e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education (Center) has announced this year’s winners of the Center’s 2013 Digital Education Achievement Awards (DEAA) and Best of the Web Awards (BOW). 

The Best of the Web Awards recognize and honor outstanding K-12 and higher education websites while the Digital Education Achievement Awards recognize outstanding contributions at the application, intranet and infrastructure level, all to the benefit and quality of online education for students, teachers and the community.

“Educational institutions are constantly tasked with creating quality websites and applications to deliver services and enhance learning,” said Kim Frame, Executive Director of the Center for Digital Education. “This year’s winners are cognizant of this challenge and have developed innovative models to increase learning and promote achievement via the use of technology. The Center congratulates them for creativity and dedication toward excellence!”


2013 BEST OF THE WEB AWARDS
 
Higher Education Website Category
Winners
Lord Fairfax Community College, Va., Website
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, N.Y. - NanoSpace Virtual Theme Park
Honorable Mentions
Sul Ross State University, Texas, Website Redesign Using Drupal
Virginia Western Community College Website

K-12 District Ed Website Category
Winners

Broward County Public Schools, Fla. - Defining the Core
The First Academy, Fla., Website
Honorable Mention
New Milford High School, N.J. - The Lance
 
2013 DIGITAL EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

K-12 Education Digital Application/Project category
Winner

Judson ISD, Texas - Connect! Mobile Application for iOS and Android
Honorable Mention
Kent School District, Wash. - Student Technology Access & Resources (STAR) Kiosk

Higher Education Digital Application/Project category
Winner
Purdue University - Studio
Honorable Mention
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - College of Pharmacy Program Collaboration Technology

Department of Education Digital Application/Project category
Winner

Texas Education Agency - Project Share Texas
Honorable Mention
The Idaho Education Network - High-Speed Broadband Moves Idaho into the 21st Century Classroom

Multi-Focus/ Other Digital Application/Project category
Winner
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Cure4Kids for Kids Junior Explorer
Honorable Mention
Illinois Student Assistance Commission - Gift Assistance Program (GAP) Access System


About Center for Digital Education, a Division of e.Republic

Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding. The Center provides education and industry leaders with decision support and actionable insight to help effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century.

The Center is a division of e.Republic, the nation’s only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education.


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