Preparing for Large Scale Tech Rollouts

BYOD and 1-to-1 projects are growing in popularity exponentially. District Administration spoke with administrators from four districts around the country about the key considerations before beginning a BYOD or 1-to-1 project, and the steps necessary for a successful implementation, including meeting bandwidth requirements and best practices around professional development.

Long Island students develop crucial 21st-century skills

New York district uses EasyTech from to supplement curriculum and prepare for PARCC assessment

Preparing Your District Technology for Common Core Assessments

Administrators need to ensure that networks and systems can handle additional demand for bandwidth

Case Assessments

Teachers preparing for state testing can give benchmark assessments and get students’ scores back within 48 hours. Teachers can then identify what skills need to be reinforced. CASE Assessments provides premade and custom assessments that can be given at six- or nine-week intervals. plays central role in Iowa district’s digital conversion initiative

Marshalltown schools are implementing curriculum and assessment tools from as a key component of the district’s digital conversion initiative to help students develop 21st-century skills.

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High school students get a head start for college

Bahiya Nasuuna hasn't even started college, but she already has several academic credits in the bank that will give her a jump on graduation. She is one of a growing number of students getting a head start on college credits while they are still in high school, cutting costs and speeding toward degrees—and jobs—as quickly as possible.

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Florida community wants school grading system changed

Legislators, business leaders, parents, and school officials on Wednesday urged Florida Gov. Rick Scott to overhaul the state's school grading system, capping a three-day summit on the state's most pressing education issues.

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Panorama Education wants to make polling easier for educators

New Haven-based start-up Panorama Education is looking to address a major pain point for educators, students, and parents with its polling app targeted at K12 students. The technology is designed to replace cumbersome legacy players, and improve on less targeted, general-purpose tools like SurveyMonkey to provide meaningful insights for education.

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PARCC responds to Race to the Top program review

The U.S. Department of Education recently released the Race to the Top Technical Review to chart the progress made by the state consortia that received Race to the Top Assessment grants. The review found PARCC's assessment development to be "generally on track," the highest rating possible.

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