Industry News

4/9/2015

4/9/2015

Within the North East Florida Educational Consortium, a collaborative of 10 member districts has signed on to use the Unify platform to work together to develop local assessments. Developed by Performance Matters, Unify is a technology platform designed for the development, review and administration of quality assessment content.

4/9/2015

Excent Corp. and Professional Software for Nurses Inc. (PSNI) have partnered to provide an integrated solution for electronic health records software and Medicaid billing. The automatic transfer of billing data will allow schools to increase their reimbursements and collect revenue faster.

4/8/2015

4/8/2015

The education nonprofit and DIRECTV partnered to support Teach For America's national efforts to recruit, train and support math educators across the country with its Los Angeles, Oklahoma and Colorado regions receiving dedicated funding.

4/8/2015

Music Prodigy Quiz is a comprehensive music classroom student evaluation tool for general music students, ensemble students and university students. Teachers can select from the test question database or create their own questions in a variety of formats in one assessment.

4/8/2015

The Texas district successfully enrolled two-thirds of its student population online during the initial implementation phase of Prologic Technology Systems, Inc.'s TEAMS Online Student Registration & Enrollment System. El Paso ISD will continue the rollout by conducting a series of computer literacy classes for parents.

4/7/2015

4/7/2015

Classroom24-7, LLC, an online education technologies and services provider, has been bought by Rizk Ventures, LLC. The company offers a range of services required to build large-scale online education programs.

4/7/2015

Several enhancements have been added to Universal Search, Follett's content search and discovery tool available in the latest upgrade of Destiny Library Manager. New features include integration with EasyBib, an intuitive information literacy platform that provides students with citation, note taking and research tools.

4/7/2015

Council Bluffs CSD has chosen to implement Lexia Reading Core5. In addition, Davenport CSD has expanded its use of the reading program from use in grades K3 to all students in grades K5.

4/6/2015

4/6/2015

The Exceptional Child Online Professional Development System provides on-demand special education training for staff members who support students with disabilities. Scenario Learning is also developing the Exceptional Child Training Management System that will allow administrators to assign and track special education training and customize courses.

4/6/2015

McGraw-Hill Education released an updated tablet-friendly interface for ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces), an adaptive learning system that provides an individualized learning experience for K20 students based on their unique strengths and weaknesses.

4/3/2015

4/3/2015

AccessILS is a newly available platform that allows library industry content providers struggling with developing technology to integrate their digital catalogs with their legacy systems to manage their physical catalogs.

4/3/2015

Bridg-it School is an online school safety solution that addresses the full lifecycle of an incident, from reporting through resolution. It offers a resource center of curated content with restorative techniques that foster positive outcomes.

4/3/2015

Schneider Electric announced that the California Energy Commission has awarded a $4.1 million grant to the California school district to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy projects including heating, ventilation, HVAC replacements, energy management system optimization, LED lighting and photovoltaic systems.

4/2/2015

4/2/2015

Scholastic published The Holocaust: The Story of Nazi Persecution and the Impact of Hate on Humanity, a nonfiction reader for grades 7-10 that covers the timeline, history, participants and impact of the Holocaust.

4/2/2015

FileWave v9.0 has added new data management updates such as Dashboard and Imaging v3. FileWave has added a new classroom management tool called Engage, which includes features such as messaging, device mirroring and single app mode.

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