Industry News

6/2/2015

6/2/2015

In addition to providing professional development for more than 600 teachers and administrators, Expeditionary Learning will provide Denver Public Schools with the curriculum for grades 4-8 for the 2015-16 academic year. The school system will also use its English Language Arts curriculum for approximately 18,000 students.

6/1/2015

6/1/2015

Scholastic Corporation has completed the sale of its Educational Technology and Services business segment to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company, including the equity in International Center for Leadership in Education and Tom Snyder Productions, Inc., for $575 million.

6/1/2015

Discovery Education signed a three-year renewal of its 15-year partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting providing educators across Georgia access to digital learning content from Discovery Education Streaming service.

6/1/2015

Literacy for All Young Learners offers 65 research-based strategies tied to the Common Core State Standards to support literacy learning with children from pre-K through third grade.

5/29/2015

5/29/2015

The parent’s version of the FamilyTime – Dashboard app was released for iOS to help parents keep in touch with their children and manage parental controls from their iOS devices even on the go.

5/29/2015

Designed to simplify the grading and data input, Blackboard Inc. launched an improved integration between Blackboard's teaching and learning solutions and Pearson's PowerSchool student information system to eliminate the need for teachers to double enter assignments and grades into the two systems.

5/29/2015

The school administrative software provider has broadened the use of the Ed-Fi Data Standard in a move to dramatically improve data interoperability between districts and state agencies for local data-reporting requirements.

5/28/2015

5/28/2015

The three companies launched a new digital signage solution called theconnectEDU. The bundled offering enables students and staff to receive a wide range of content via digital displays and desktops such as campus broadcasts and timely alerts for emergency preparedness.

5/28/2015

Follett has launched a collection of nearly 18,000 e-book titles for preK-12 students through a strategic partnership with HarperCollins Publishers.

5/28/2015

A wide array of content from Cricket Media's portfolio of children’s books and magazines will now be available to students reading on Capstone's myON. The partnership will provide content to supplement middle and high school curriculums.

5/27/2015

5/27/2015

Orange County Public Schools, the 10th largest district in the United States and the fourth largest in Florida, recently adopted ClassLink districtwide. ClassLink will provide the district’s 180,000 students and 21,000 staff with single sign-on accessible from any device.

5/27/2015

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and the Boston Celtics launched SCORE with Go Math! Academy and the Boston Celtics, an online math resource for third through fifth graders in New England schools based on a basketball-themed version of HMH’s Go Math! Academy.

5/27/2015

The Maryland school system has enlisted PlanMember Services Corporation and its Columbia-based financial center, Paladin Advisor Group, to provide a comprehensive array of supplemental 403(b) products and services to help Washington County Public Schools' employees plan for retirement.

5/26/2015

5/26/2015

The 29-school Texas district selected FileWave to manage systems and devices for its approximately 20,000 Mac and Windows machines and 5,000 mobile devices.

5/26/2015

Information in Action, a new K5 teaching resource published by Scholastic, provides educators with a suite of professional learning materials, including four complete model units at each grade-level to help students integrate reading, writing and research to create, present and launch projects.

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