Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:44pm
Parchment Inc. today announces the acquisition of Avow Systems, Inc., merging two of the leading electronic transcript (e-Transcript) platforms – Docufide® serving 30 percent of U.S. secondary schools and Avow Systems serving nearly 100 top postsecondary institutions, including Stanford University, the Pennsylvania State University and the University of Colorado systems.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:40pm
As students head back to school, more of them than ever before will be using mobile devices in the classroom and at home for educational purposes. This fall, leading industry research firm Grunwald Associates LLC will conduct a research study to examine student uses, parent perceptions and family requirements for mobile learning platforms.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 3:15pm
itslearning, inc., the leading K12 digital learning solutions provider, announced today that it has partnered with the Metropolitan Educational Council (MEC) and Instructional Technology Services of Central Ohio (ITSCO) to form a Learning Management System (LMS) consortium for ESC’s and ITC’s in the State of Ohio.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 3:52pm
The Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) has moved into the second phase of its proof of concept metadata tagging project, expanding its scope to tag English language arts resources, in addition to math content.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 3:44pm
Tempe Union High School District (TUHSD) and Chevron Energy Solutions today announced the launch of an innovative cross-curricular science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and sustainability program designed to give students a greater understanding of today's energy and environmental issues.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Tue, 10/02/2012 - 3:23pm
Voyager Learning, the nation’s most comprehensive provider of preK–12 intervention learning solutions and education services, knows that mathematics fluency and understanding is essential in a child’s life.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 7:54pm
General Mills Foodservice has introduced new Pillsbury Homestyle Mini French Toast for school foodservice operators looking for easy ways to expand nutritious, hot breakfast options with plenty of kid appeal.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 4:56pm
General Mills Foodservice has awarded grants of up to $2,000 each to 27 K-12 schools across the country through the National Dairy Council Fuel UpTM Breakfast Grant program. A total of $50,000 in funding was awarded to help schools build or expand their breakfast programs.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 4:51pm
Mobile County Board of Education rolled-out a GPS-enabled system to track its fleet of buses, which covers 42,438 miles every day in Alabama’s largest school district.
Submitted by Lauren Williams on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 3:34pm
Beginning in October, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) will kick off Easy Access and Search for Education (EASE), a month-long campaign that aims to raise awareness about the negative effects of information overload on educators’ and students’ online search experiences.