Industry News

Washington, D.C. district chooses Follett’s student information system

District of Columbia Public Schools has selected Follett and its Aspen solution to help the 47,000-student district manage its student data, support enrollment, scheduling and behavior, and help track student attendance and prevent truancy.

Alabama school district chooses GuideK12

Mobile County Public Schools, the largest school district in Alabama with more than 58,000 students, selected GuideK12's geovisual analytics to assess the district's data for boundary analysis, program placement, resource placement, emergency planning and proactive decision-making.

Vernier expands its data-logging capabilities for Chromebooks

Developed specifically for the Chrome operating system, Vernier Software & Technology's free Graphical Analysis app teachers and students to collect and share scientific data using Chromebooks.

MetaMetrics and EvoText enter partnership

Under a new partnership agreement, MetaMetrics’ Lexile Analyzer technology will be incorporated into EvoText, LLC's Ogment, a cloud-based K12 lesson creation tool for teachers.

School Specialty launches curriculum-based security initiative

SSI GUARDIAN is a new curriculum-based security and preparedness program from School Specialty, Inc. that is focused on strengthening campus and school safety by providing administrators with the professional development tools to address safety and risk mitigation.

SEAS Education’s educational planning software implemented in two districts

Florida's Duval County School District and California's San Diego USD have adopted SEAS Education's Achieve 2.0 Educational Planning Management Software. Achieve 2.0 supports school district education plan types including Academic and Behavior RTI, Section 504, English Language Learner and Gifted.

Casio expands projector portfolio with Ecolite Lampfree model

A new introductory model has been added to Casio America, Inc.'s portfolio of projector offerings. The EcoLite XJ-V1 projector provides a 30 percent increase in LED light output, offering a greater increase in color spectrum.

Epson expands line of projectors for large venues

Epson introduced eight new PowerLite Pro G-Series projectors delivering enhanced connectivity and installation flexibility for large spaces. The new models have a built-in HDBaseT interface for easier connectivity.

A new Knowledge Delivery Systems and Insight Education course debuts

Knowledge Delivery Systems, Inc. and Insight Education Group have developed an online course that helps teachers implement new practices that will have a direct impact on their students’ achievement of college and career readiness standards.

Research Solutions subsidiary expands reach with three new deals

Research Solutions' Reprints Desk, Inc. subsidiary signed new agreements with University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions Consortium of Libraries, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services, and the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium to provide group purchase pricing incentives to more than 200 academic library members.