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Achieve debuts standards sample tasks

Achieve released Classroom Sample Assessment Tasks for middle and high school grades. These sample tasks provide examples of how content and practices from both the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics can be assessed together in classrooms.

Zoomita launches college planning platform

Zoomita is a free college planning tool focused on rapid college list creation and application essay management. The service tracks around 6,000 essay prompts for over 1,000 colleges. Zoomita allows students to generate a report of all their essay prompts.

Boardmaker Student Center app brings activities to the iPad

Using text, visuals, learning prompts and accessibility, special education professionals and teachers can now deliver personalized instruction and therapy while measuring a student’s progress anywhere through Boardmaker's Boardmaker Student Center app, available free of cost in the Apple iTunes store.

Discovery Education adds hundreds of digital assets

Several hundred new titles have been added to Discovery Education's Discovery Education Streaming and Discovery Education Streaming Plus services, including over 350 titles from Espresso Education.

Carnegie Learning, Inc. and Clever announce new partnership

Clever's Instant Login single sign-on system will be integrated with Carnegie Learning’s digital mathematics programs for middle and high school. In addition, teachers and administrators will also gain access to real-time student enrollment rosters and reporting.

ContentKeeper releases high-speed web filtering technology

TurboBridge, an ethernet bridge technology, has been launched by ContentKeeper. Through a new 2nd generation interception system, TurboBridge provides high-speed internet filtering that supports rising bandwidth demands.

New financial literacy software to be launched by MIND Research Institute

Following a $3.2 million gift from The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc., MIND Research Institute announced a new curriculum to improve youth financial literacy by developing game-based math instructional software for sixth, seventh and eighth graders.

Pearson unveils new approach to social studies education

A new secondary social studies programs from Pearson combines best practices, curriculum standards and technology to engage students with history, geography, government, economics and culture. Pearson collaborated with NBC Learn to produce the program’s myStory videos.

Hutchinson Public Schools continues paperless initiative

Advanced Processing & Imaging, Inc.'s OptiView Document Management solution has been selected by Kansas' Hutchinson Public Schools for use across the 12-school district.

PrinterLogic eliminates need for print servers

The latest version of PrinterLogic's web-based PrinterLogic Printer Management platform enables entities of all sizes to eliminate print servers. IT personnel are now able to centrally manage all printers while eliminating print servers altogether.