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Join Getting Smart at SXSWedu & SXSW Interactive

SXSWedu kicks off Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at the Hilton Downtown in Austin, Texas with keynotes by actor and director LeVar Burton, Pearson's Chief Executive Marjorie Scardino, and United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. SXSW Interactive begins March 9-13, 2012 in downtown Austin with keynotes from comedian Baratunde Thurston, anthropologist Amber Case, visionary Ray Kurzweil with writer Lev Grossman, and Code for America Executive Director Jennifer Pahlka.

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SXSWedu Announces 2012 LAUNCHedu Finalists

SXSWedu® Conference today announced the finalists for the inaugural LAUNCHedu competition, a program that allows entrepreneurs to pitch their educational business concepts and educational products to a judging panel of venture capitalists, successful entrepreneurs and education practitioners.