Industry News

New version of learning platform designed by McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education released an updated tablet-friendly interface for ALEKS (Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces), an adaptive learning system that provides an individualized learning experience for K20 students based on their unique strengths and weaknesses.

San Marcos USD granted $4.1 million for energy efficiency upgrades

Schneider Electric announced that the California Energy Commission has awarded a $4.1 million grant to the California school district to implement energy efficiency and renewable energy projects including heating, ventilation, HVAC replacements, energy management system optimization, LED lighting and photovoltaic systems.

Boopsie launches platform to streamline resources for libraries

AccessILS is a newly available platform that allows library industry content providers struggling with developing technology to integrate their digital catalogs with their legacy systems to manage their physical catalogs.

Anti-bullying solution launched by Bridg-it

Bridg-it School is an online school safety solution that addresses the full lifecycle of an incident, from reporting through resolution. It offers a resource center of curated content with restorative techniques that foster positive outcomes.

Nonfiction Holocaust reader released by Scholastic for classrooms

Scholastic published The Holocaust: The Story of Nazi Persecution and the Impact of Hate on Humanity, a nonfiction reader for grades 7-10 that covers the timeline, history, participants and impact of the Holocaust.

New products and features added to FileWave

FileWave v9.0 has added new data management updates such as Dashboard and Imaging v3. FileWave has added a new classroom management tool called Engage, which includes features such as messaging, device mirroring and single app mode.

ADTRAN launches ProCloud.EDU Service

ProCloud.EDU is a new wireless digital learning suite that offers increased functionality like capacity planning, cloud-managed Wi-Fi, content filtering and classroom management software.

Bridg-it launches online school safety solution

With the new Bridg-it School, schools can quickly address reported incidents and aid in the prevention of bullying and the promotion of safer school environments.

Live connection with authors offered through Bublish and Edmodo

Bublish and Edmodo are partnering to create Author Connect. The new app, which will be available this fall, allows teachers to schedule live virtual classroom visits with authors.

Schneider Electric delivers energy savings to Alabama school district

Schneider Electric is working with Alabama's Lawrence County Schools to implement an energy savings performance contract that will fund critical infrastructure renovations to improve the district’s energy efficiency. The project is expected to generate $11.7 million in energy savings over the next 20 years.