Industry News

11/19/2013

11/19/2013
This easy to use product is available for use by various personnel including administration, teachers, and students. It comes with a built in CRM for admissions to respond immediately to your prospective students, increase your enrollments and improve productivity of your admissions team.
11/19/2013
Early childhood literacy publisher Newmark Learning announced that for the second year in a row, Learning Magazine awarded the company three “Teachers’ ChoiceTM Awards.” Newmark Learning, a sister company to Benchmark Education, earned these prestigious 2014 awards for its excellent preK and elementary leveled-reading titles.
11/19/2013
Developed by New York City schoolteachers, the “Six-Words for Schools” workbook is aligned with the Common Core Standards, which guides students through the writing process as they create their own six-word memoirs.

11/18/2013

11/18/2013
With the renewed interest and necessity of college and career readiness offerings, districts are searching for a partner that can help their students and support their administrations’ goals.
11/18/2013
Designed and configured in partnership with Atlantic Computing Technology Corp., the new Wi-Fi infrastructure simplifies network management and empowers teachers and students to fully leverage technology such as iPads and Apple TVs in a dynamic learning environment.
11/18/2013
Teen bullying victims now have a voice, thanks to a new partnership forged by One Call Now. The message notification provider recently signed Sibling Rivalry, a Magnolia, Texas group to be the official “spokesband” for their Safe School Helpline.
11/18/2013
Fold ‘N Go™ is Old El Paso®’s first breakfast item for K-12 foodservice; each pouch has eight grams of protein, two grams of fiber and 10 percent of the daily value of calcium.

11/15/2013

11/15/2013
The purchase of Espresso Education highlights Discovery Education’s commitment to supporting educators in the United States and around the world as they transition from static textbooks to dynamic digital learning environments.
11/15/2013
Tools4ever’s UMRA is being implemented to allow the school district to connect with all campus student information systems so that whenever a change is made it is automatically reflected in all corresponding accounts.
11/15/2013
To support its teachers in creating instructional environments designed to improve English emergent literacy skills for this student population, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) has announced plans to adopt StudySync district-wide as an essential component of its school’s language arts program.
11/15/2013
Kate Coombs, curriculum director at Gibbs Smith Education, will present “Getting History Write: Common Core Strategies for Your Classroom,” which focuses on using writing to enhance student learning about history. Coombs will debunk five common myths about writing instruction, offer teachers the opportunity to participate in a brief model writing activity, and provide purposeful strategies to help students improve their writing—especially about primary sources.

11/14/2013

11/14/2013
New features include enhanced metadata, robust search tools, filters and improved title detail pages and menus to make finding a title easier. Users are now able to search for titles based on standardized reading level information such as Lexile, ATOS and Accelerated Reader scores.
11/14/2013
The Atlanta-area school district purchased its first round of the portable Wi-Fi hotspots, which enable children to have access to essential academic and education resources on the Internet after they leave campus.
11/14/2013
Tyler Incident Management gives Boston’s school and transportation administrators flexible access to record and manage all incidents that occur at schools or on the buses. Boston also plans to use Tyler Incident Management to track parent and school service complaints.
11/14/2013

Two years after enacting the nation's most comprehensive set of education reforms, Indiana has jumped to near the head of the class in improvement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), commonly referred to as the Nation's Report Card.

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