Industry News

Follett’s newest offering manages K12 district assets

Follett introduced Destiny Resource Manager, a universal system that enables K12 districts to track and manage all school assets. It will monitor barcoded textbooks in addition to traditional assets such as laptops, tablets and equipment.

TabPilot announces Early Experience Program for iOS version of Tablet Manager

TabPilot Learning Systems expanded its TabPilot Tablet Manager to include iOS. The tablet management system's iOS version is now available to select schools through a limited “Early Experience Program."

Sanford Harmony Program picked by California district

The Sanford Harmony Program is being adopted by Lakeside USD in San Diego County. The program, which promotes positive peer interactions, is being introduced in the district's preschool and transitional kindergarten schools.

Career readiness assessment introduced by McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education launched Acuity College and Career Readiness, a new interim assessment focused for students in grades 3–8. The assessment enables educators to create personalized intervention plan for students with digital, standards-based instructional resources.

JumpStart debuts new website hub

A new brand website has been launched by JumpStart at to house all of its web and mobile offerings, including the company's learning-based games and game-themed worlds.

Green Horizon Services partners with SchoolDude network

Green Horizon Services has become a SchoolDude SuccessPlus Services Partner to provide preventive maintenance to school districts across 25 states. Services include on-site data collection of all major HVAC and plumbing equipment and creating preventive maintenance templates and schedules.

Customizable rugged iPad case released by Sunrise Hitek

Sunrise Hitek debuted its new G5 slim tough case, which includes a dual-layer rugged design and a built-in stylus.

Alabama district signs with InfoSnap for online student registration

Cullman County Schools partnered with InfoSnap to design, develop and deploy a customized solution to streamline new and annual student registration through an integration between InfoSnap and Cullman’s InformationNOW student information system.

New edition of VIF's learning center released

VIF International Education released a new version of its online learning center for educators. The VIF learning center features a revamped user interface and sitewide navigation upgrades.

New report shows highest course enrollment numbers

Education Market Research/Simba Information released a new report titled K-12 Enrollment by Subject/Course & Grade, 2014-15 School Year. The data shows that the highest enrollment courses include art and general music at the elementary level, and algebra and Spanish and biology at the senior high level.