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New Jersey school chooses EBSCO Discovery Service

Princeton High School, a public high school in New Jersey, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services to improve discoverability of its library resources and to raise the level of the research being conducted by students.

MimioStudio software and MimioMobile app upgraded

Mimio's newest versions, the MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile application, offer integration between the two programs. MimioStudio also integrates all MimioClassroom products and has an expanded collaborative feature for teachers and students.

Indiana partners with myON for migrant education program

The Indiana Department of Education announced a partnership with myON to make thousands of titles available to students taking part in Indiana’s Migrant Education Program.

North Carolina school system chooses Raptor Technologies

Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina has selected Raptor Technologies to install a new visitor management software in its 35 elementary, middle and high schools.

Lockdown Solutions, Inc. introduces PALS

Portable Affordable Lockdown System (PALS), a classroom security solution, can be applied in seconds, stopping an assailant from entering a classroom until law enforcement arrives.

Anonymous app hopes safety changes can reverse app store ban

The anonymous social networking app After School, which has been banned from Apple’s App Store, has added a new alert system for threats, added an online reporting form and asked suicide prevention and cyberbullying experts to join their safety board following multiple gun threats and cyberbullying incidents in 2014.

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Math Techbook joins Discovery Education's digital textbook series

Discovery Education unveiled Math Techbook, a digital textbook designed to encourage inquiry-based learning. Math Techbook supports middle school math, high school math (Algebra I, Algebra II and Geometry), and Integrated Math (Math I, II and III) instruction.

Science4Us.com releases iPad app

A new iPad app of Science4Us' kindergarten, first and second grade science curriculum is now available. The free app is available on the Apple iTunes store to students who are paid members of Science4Us.com. It can also be used on Chromebooks, computers and many mobile devices.

GuideK12 service chosen by Oregon district

Lake Oswego School District selected GuideK12’s cloud-based solution to enable district analysis and strategic planning with a geographic perspective.

Student Voice and Cengage Learning partner to engage students

Through a new partnership with Student Voice, a for-students-by-students nonprofit organization, Cengage Learning will provide opportunities for students to engage in conversations about classroom challenges with education influencers in three Student Voice Live! workshops this spring.

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