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Harris School Solutions partners with identiMetrics

Nutrition software provider Harris School Nutrition Solutions joined forces with the biometric finger scanning identification producer to offer finger scanners, software and services.

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New partnership extends internet access to students at home

Kajeet recently partnered with CDW-G to help districts ensure that as they launch educational technology programs, all of their students also have internet for education at home and wherever else they need to do homework.

EdX brings in new courses from the Smithsonian Institution

The nonprofit online learning initiative is offering three new, free courses from the Smithsonian Institution — Objects That Define America, Rise of Superheroes and Their Impact on Pop Culture, and Teaching Historical Inquiry with Objects  which were developed with the National Museum of American History.

Cooberry launches children's entertainment content site

The free website is designed to entertain children up to 12 years old online through original content including picture books, animated stories, chapter books and audio books. The site is compatible with Android and Apple devices and new content is uploaded weekly and monthly.

Learnosity integrates handwriting recognition technology

A new suite of assessment tools from Learnosity will leverage MyScript handwriting recognition technology to allow students to write and solve complex equations using handwritten input.

Scanner app for Android debuted by Quick Key

Quick Key Mobile released an Android version of its mobile scanning app. With a user-friendly interface, Quick Key Mobile digitally scans and grades formative assessments.

Think Through Math partners with MetaMetrics

Under the terms of the agreement, MetaMetrics' Quantile Framework for Mathematics will now be integrated with Think Through Learning's Think Through Math supplemental math curriculum. This collaboration will impact more than 2.6 million U.S. students who currently use Think Through Math in their classrooms.

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.

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