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Audiovisual equipment for testing launched by Califone

Califone International LLC unveiled the E1, E3T and E3USB earbuds, the PA283 VoiceSaver personal voice amplifier and the KB3 wireless keyboard to support preparation and testing requirements in any state.

Schoology picked by Texas district for virtual school initiative

Aldine Independent School District has migrated to Schoology's core learning management system for managing curriculum, virtual instruction, credit recovery, staff development and other educational initiatives.

Pennsylvania-based career project partners with WIN Learning

The Erie Regional Career Planning Project is launching an "Educonomy" model in 16 school districts across Erie and Crawford Counties. The WIN Learning Career Readiness System begins with the myStrategic Compass career exploration, planning and guidance tool and also offers students college and career readiness courseware.

Education association demands moratorium on high-stakes testing

ASCD is calling on policymakers to institute a two-year moratorium on using new state standardized assessments for accountability purposes. The hiatus will allow time for policymakers and education leaders to design and implement a new accountability model that more accurately reflects the full range of student learning and school support.

New partnership extends online learning to special education students

Through Fuel Education’s PEAK, PresenceLearning and Fuel Education are offering a live, online special education solution that provides schools and districts access to a nationwide network of speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, special education teachers, and mental health/behavioral health professionals.

Follett partners with Vocabulary.com

Follett Corporation has invested in Vocabulary.com, a global online adaptive learning platform that takes a personalized approach toward driving vocabulary proficiency and literacy development.

Knovation announced new advancements to icurio

The new icurio version offers content, organization, instruction and engagement to support K12 schools during their transformation from print to digital with curated Open Educational Resources and instructional tools.

Learning.com unveils new high school digital literacy course

Project NextTech is a two-semester course that provides project-based instruction to help students develop technology proficiency, information literacy and media literacy skills. The content for Project NextTech is based on curriculum developed by the nonprofit Generation YES.

Kajeet Education Broadband available to 13,000 school districts

Worthington Schools in Ohio is the latest school district to sign on with Kajeet, which recently partnered with a national 4G LTE digital network to connect more than 13,000 school districts to safe, affordable mobile broadband for at-risk students.

Advanced E-learning Solutions bought by partner

eLearning Innovation, LLC has acquired its long-term partner, Advanced E-learning Solutions, to extend eLearning Innovation’s instructional design services to offer custom elearning tool development, elearning systems integration, LMS hosting, remote administration, and helpdesk support.

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