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MindPlay introduces program about dyslexia

Understanding Dyslexia, a new professional development program about dyslexia, has been launched by MindPlay as an online program that helps teachers identify and better understand students who have dyslexia.

Urban superintendents academy launched

The AASA/Howard University Urban Superintendents Academy, a new collaboration between AASA, The School Superintendents Association and Howard University, has been launched to prepare school district leadership for certification and success in urban and increasingly diverse suburban settings.

CTL Education Chromebooks offered with Securly security

As part of a new partnership, CTL and Securly are launching the CTL Education Chromebook with Securly to help school IT administrators meet CIPA compliance requirements. It offers a dashboard summary of student activity and a full audit trail of websites students have either visited or been blocked from accessing.

Audiobook connection offered to school libraries

Brook Forest Voices has created the BFV Audiobook Connection for public and private schools, a service designed to allow schools to offer audiobooks by streaming audio or on CD.

WriteReader launches educational app

The Scandinavian online learning platform for developing early literacy is now launching in the U.S. The WriteReader app uses the Write to Read approach to help kids become readers by first teaching them to write.

Mississippi Department of Education adds iCEV

The state has added CEV Multimedia's iCEV as a state-approved curriculum for career and technical education programs. As part of the 2014-15 Instructional Materials Adoption, Mississippi schools can choose to implement iCEV’s seven family and consumer science courses and 11 business and marketing courses.

Egmont USA titles bought by Lerner Publishing Group

Following Egmont’s decision in January to close their U.S. office, Lerner Publishing Group purchased its remaining U.S. assets, totaling 100 titles.

SEAS Education announces integration of CLASS

CLASS, an educational assessment and curriculum company founded by Jean Walling, has been acquired and integrated by SEAS Education to create a unified, test data-driven IEP solution.

Ready TNCore Mathematics picked by Tennessee

Curriculum Associates’ Ready TNCore Mathematics for grades K8 was selected by the State Textbook and Instructional Materials Quality Commission as an approved instructional program for Tennessee schools.

Kansas school districts switch to Skyward

Louisburg USD 416 and Kingman-Norwich USD 331 have selected the Skyward School Management System to streamline student information and business operations.

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