Industry News

7/14/2015

7/14/2015

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has selected Impero Education Pro as its network and classroom management solution for the launch of a new initiative to modernize and update the technology infrastructure across its entire network of more than 80 public school districts.

7/14/2015

The new cloud-based point of sale and school meal program accountability software, Solana, enables school nutrition staff to capture and report the data required for meal program accountability, including fast payment, student eligibility management, and a real-time reporting center.

7/13/2015

7/13/2015

In contrast to door-blocking devices, the Securitech QID (Quick Intruder Deadbolt) classroom lock is activated by pushing a button to instantly activate both the deadbolt and the lever handle lock. The mechanism can also be opened from the outside by first responders and other authorized personnel.

7/13/2015

NewerTech's NewerTech Power2U dual USB wall outlet now enables charging of up to four mobile devices at a single electrical outlet. The Power2U features two traditional 15 amp power outlets, plus two USB ports delivering an additional 2.5 amps via the USB ports.

7/13/2015

The Texas school district has added Principles & Elements of Floral Design to its curriculum resources offered through CEV Multimedia's iCEV online platform. Career and technical education courses are offered in 33 of Austin ISD's schools.

7/10/2015

7/10/2015

As part of an effort to close the gaps in graduation rates for many groups of disengaged or disadvantaged students, WIN Learning will support National Dropout Prevention Center/Network's communication efforts about college and career readiness measures, including participation in regional and national events.

7/10/2015

Sunburst Digital, Inc. is teaming up with Tynker, a start-up that has introduced more than 20 million kids to computer programming. Tynker’s game-based programming platform offers interactive tutorials, puzzles and code challenges.

7/10/2015

Newton Public Schools will be the first district in Massachusetts to implement Skyward, Inc.'s student information system. The Boston suburb school system serves more than 12,500 students in 21 schools.

7/9/2015

7/9/2015

Pearson will take over all responsibilities for the publication of all Wide Range assessments, including the Wide Range Achievement Test 4; the Wide Range Assessment of Memory and Learning, Second Edition; the Wide Range Intelligence Test; and the Wide Range Assessment of Visual Motor Abilities.

7/9/2015

InFocus Corporation's new five IN110x series classroom-optimized projectors each feature 3200-lumen brightness and 15,000:1 contrast ratio to fit school budgets and the ambient-light levels of most classrooms.

7/9/2015

Virginia’s new digital textbook and instructional materials marketplace will begin operations this coming September. This new instructional materials library, based on a customized version of Copia's core Copia Class technology, has been implemented over the past 12 months.

7/8/2015

7/8/2015

The personalized professional growth system replaces Truenorthlogic's Talent Management System. The Truenorthlogic Connect Platform consists of four integrated offerings focused on evaluation, professional development, talent support, and a tool to score and certify observers who conduct teacher, principal and staff observations for consistency.

7/8/2015

Edgenuity MyPath will soon be able to incorporate Scantron Performance Series assessment data to deliver personalized learning plans to students. This product solution will enable school districts to use previously collected data to offer targeted student instruction.

7/8/2015

The computerized assessment tests reading skills and identifies strengths and weaknesses for a single student, a class, or the entire K12 school population. Formerly known as RAPS 360, the updated MindPlay Universal Screener now works on any computer platform, as well as on iPads and tablets.

7/7/2015

7/7/2015

Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics technology that provides visualizations of past behavior and performances at the course, cross-course and institutional levels. The technology will be first integrated into Blackboard's Moodlerooms and Enterprise Moodle.

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