Industry News

12/16/2014

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

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.

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.

12/12/2014

12/12/2014

Oakland USD will launch a series of interactive health care simulations for high school students. Toolwire co-created the multi-episode Healthcare Experience and Real World Training LearnScape with subject matter experts from OUSD and input from students at Life Academy of Health and Bioscience in Oakland.

12/12/2014

Denton Independent School District has adopted the Verso app, which works on any device, students are asked to submit their own independent responses to challenges designed by their teacher before gaining access to their peers’ responses.

12/11/2014

12/11/2014

InFocus Corporation is adding 80-inch models to two of its giant touchscreen lines: JTouch display and BigTouch all-in-one PC.

12/11/2014

The Aeon Series is a fixed frame projection screen that uses Elite’s EDGE FREE technology with an internal frame.

12/11/2014

The Pennsylvania district will move to an online solution for registering new and returning students with its recent partnership with InfoSnap. The online solution will use SmartForm technology to collect relevant data based on previously entered information or choices.

12/10/2014

12/10/2014

iRobot Corp. updated its STEM outreach program, including launching Create 2. The preassembled robot platform is based off the company’s Roomba to give educators, students and developers robotic programming experience. iRobot also unveiled online resources, including 3D printable files for new parts and faceplate drilling projects.

12/10/2014

A new instructional management solution, the Parent Student Portal, has been added to Kickboard's product offerings. The portal provides real-time updates about students’ course grades, missed assignments, merits and demerits and more to parents and students via a computer or mobile device.

12/10/2014

Sunesys, LLC announced a turn-up of SunIP Internet connectivity and transport solution for New Jersey's Princeton school district to two Northeast-based backup data centers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

12/9/2014

12/9/2014

ETS recently launched the GACE Teacher Leadership assessment, which measures the leadership roles that teachers play in contributing to student and school success. Its six task-specific rubrics address specific standards within the Georgia Teacher Leadership Program Standards.

12/9/2014

Generation Ready, a professional learning and school improvement service provider, has signed a national partnership with Literacy Design Collaborative, a national community of professional educators that delivers tools and resources to help students with the Common Core State Standards.

12/8/2014

12/8/2014

Maricopa USD implemented the Skills Behavior Intervention Plan Builder. The program is designed to address challenging behaviors commonly displayed by individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental and behavioral disorders.

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