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3rd Quote adds new education technology procurement features

To help schools find quality education technology products, 3rd Quote is now offering an automated proposal request system, provider reviews, a collaborative production evaluation tool, comparative pricing data, budget planning tool, and real-time data.

iboss releases advanced anomaly detection for education

The latest release of iboss Network Security's APT defense solution, FireSphere, uses the company’s network traffic anomaly monitoring technology to provide enhanced protection against malware.

Kronos selected by Charleston County School District

The second-largest school district in South Carolina recently selected Kronos Incorporated workforce management solutions for deployment in the Kronos Cloud. Kronos solutions will be used by more than 6,000 employees across 84 schools and other specialized programs.

Atomic Learning expands professional training content offerings

Atomic Learning recently started a partner program to expand the breadth of content available, adding over 220 hours of new content. The first three companies to become Friends of Atomic Learning and have training added include Bigger Brains, Cartoon Smart and Ten Ton Online.

Texas State Board of Education approves Discovery Education techbook

The Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook has been approved by the Texas State Board of Education for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process.

New partnership offers college search and tutoring information

Education Path Finder is partnering with Hype Athletics to provide their members with a free international college search tool, letting students search by location, programs, cost and more. Hype Athletics currently offers free tutoring, computer training, math support, drug free programs, reading and S.T.E.M.

Learners Edge launches new Edge Express workshops

Upon completion of the free, online Edge Express workshops, participants will receive a Learners Edge Certificate of Completion noting two hours of professional development. Topics range from Game On! Gaming in the Classroom to Introversion is 'In': Working with Introverts.

PTBoard launches as new productivity website

PTBoard is a free mobile-accessible website that allows users to efficiently create and post school directories, fundraisers and school announcements and official forms in addition to sharing documents, photos, discussions, calendars and emergency notifications in one location.

New digital safety module launched by Discovery Education and Intel Security

The two companies have released a new self-paced, interactive digital safety module for students ages 8-11 focusing on cybersecurity as part of the Intel Security Digital Safety Program.

Chalkable brings classroom tools to STI's flagship student information system

STI integrated Chalkable classroom management tools for teachers within its flagship InformationNOW student information system. This integration removes the need for double entry of data by teachers and provides automatic reporting of grades and assignments.