[caption id="attachment_91502" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Microsoft, through its Partners in Learning division, won the competition to take over the TEACH campaign and website."][/caption]

The U.S. Education Department (ED) is handing control of its online platform for teacher recruitment and retention, www.teach.gov, to software giant Microsoft Corp., the two organizations announced earlier this month.

ED officials launched the TEACH campaign and website in September 2010 to promote the teaching profession and bring a new generation of educators into the classroom.

The campaign aims to boost the number, quality, and diversity of people seeking to become teachers,...

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