Industry News

Austin ISD provides high school students free test preparation through Edgenuity

The Texas district is partnering with Edgenuity to expand support for all high school students by offering free test preparation services for college entrance exams, including the SAT. Austin ISD students may enroll in the web-based courses, which will allow them to complete lessons at their own pace.

Extron introduces new presentation switcher model

DTP CrossPoint 84, a new model without an integrated control processor or amplifier, has been added to Extron Electronics’ family of DTP CrossPoint matrix switchers.

Virginia district decides on five Blackboard solutions

Albemarle County Public Schools and Blackboard are partnering further to bring the district's full education technology suite under one unified platform with five Blackboard solutions that center on teaching, learning and community engagement.

Two new tools from Shmoop launched

After asking students a series of questions, Shmoop’s new College Planning Tool then compiles a personalized list of safety, target and reach schools. Resume Redux enables students to reformat their resumes.

Connecticut district expands use of myON

Bridgeport Public Schools expanded its partnership with myON to strengthen Connecticut district's literacy program to its 37 schools serving over 21,000 students.

Isabella Products' pilot program expands to New York City

Through an initiative with New York City Public Schools, Isabella Products, Inc. expands its children's tablet pilot program to include Harlem. Fable, a browser-free tablet and content delivery platform designed for children, will be used in second grade classrooms at several schools.

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.