Industry News

12/19/2014

12/19/2014

Eduplanet21 will roll out its new software platform with an enhanced user interface, new organizational and planning tools and easier access to content allowing more opportunities for collaboration.

12/19/2014

Edmentum's Edmentum Sensei has expanded its intuitive reporting for teachers using Study Island and has added new views in Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments. With the actionable data platform, educators can track standards mastery data to make formative instructional decisions.

12/19/2014

The District of Columbia Public Schools has chosen Questar Assessment Inc. to develop assessment items to be administered online for social studies assessment for sixth, seventh and eighth graders.

12/18/2014

12/18/2014

Florence School District One has implemented Peachjar’s system for distributing school flyers electronically. The system was implemented for free since local community partners pay a small service fee to distribute their school-approved eflyers and post them online.

12/18/2014

InGenius Prep, an admissions counseling company, is partnering with Teach For America on a pilot program that will recruit teachers to identify and select 10-12 high school juniors from under-resourced neighborhoods. The students will receive mentorship from college admissions experts through the college application process.

12/18/2014

The MIND Research Institute announced a $150,000 grant from Fluor Corporation’s giving arm, the Fluor Foundation, to bring a blended learning math program to four schools in Irvine, Calif., and three schools in Dallas and Houston, Texas.

12/17/2014

12/17/2014

Kickboard added the Parent Student Portal to its instructional management solution. The portal provides real-time updates about students' success in school using a computer or mobile device to parents and students.

12/17/2014

The San Marino USD has converted student registration and payment collection from a paper-based process to an online form for its more than 3,160 students. InfoSnap developed a customized solution for San Marino that streamlined both processes and provided a way to collect payments and vital data.

12/17/2014

The ActivPanel transforms front-of-the-classroom instructional displays into interactive, digital spaces for both whole-class instruction and small team engagement. The new Promethean product simultaneously enables up to 10 unique touches.

12/16/2014

12/16/2014

Infosnap, Inc. expanded its partnership with WSIPC. More than 280 schools and districts are WSIPC members across the western states. In addition to offering its customized online enrollment and registration solutions to WSIPC members, the expanded partnership will include school choice, lottery and open enrollment solutions.

12/16/2014

Florida’s Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the fourth largest school district in the U.S., is implementing myON in all 250 of the district’s K8 schools for the current school year.

12/16/2014

Performance Matters is partnering with Key Data Systems to offer new Common Core items and over 200 pre-built assessments as part of the Unify next generation assessment platform.

12/15/2014

12/15/2014

eSchoolView acquired DynaCal, a national web-based calendar and facility management software company. DynaCal's web-based calendaring and facility scheduling system functions from a public point of view. It also has a work order management component that can be used internally between departments.

12/15/2014

A federal court has struck down a class action securities lawsuit against virtual education provider K12 Inc. because the allegations failed to show K12 or its officers made any false or misleading statements to the market.

12/15/2014

The children’s book series by Dr. Seuss is now available for libraries and schools in the U.S. and Canada through digital media platform OverDrive. Forty titles in open industry standard EPUB3 digital format will be offered on a one-copy per-user basis in OverDrive Read, OverDrive’s browser-based reader.

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