Submitted by Ariana Fine on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:18am
Compass Learning and Renaissance Learning are integrating Renaissance Learning’s STAR reading and math data with the newly released suite of solutions from Compass Learning this fall. The partnership will provide educators tools to assess each student’s proficiency and automatically assign personalized learning paths.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:32pm
James Patterson is offering special access to his new book, Treasure Hunters, to all students using myON. The first in a new series of books, Treasure Hunters tells the adventures of the Kidd family as they embark on a quest for treasure.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:21pm
Scenario Learning announced that Atlanta Public Schools has adopted the SafeSchools Online Staff Training System to help increase staff and student safety throughout the district's 105 buildings. Nearly 7,000 staff members will now have access to hundreds of online courses covering school safety topics.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:35pm
IAC announced that its Tutor.com business has signed an agreement to acquire The Princeton Review from Charlesbank Capital Partners. Services of the combined company are expected to be offered to consumers primarily under The Princeton Review brand with Tutor.com used for certain institutional clients.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:58pm
Radio Engineering Industries launched a low profile, recessed camera that only extends an inch from the ceiling and creates a safe passenger zone. Historically, cameras mounted in school buses have protruded several inches from the ceiling creating a serious risk of head impact by passengers.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:43pm
Dawn Pro Audio has released T100 Complete, an all-in-one kit including Dawn’s T100 Series 100w full-range loudspeaker, microphone, tripod stands, all necessary cables, and illustrated quick-start guide, prepackaged into a custom-made rolling case.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:38pm
Warren County Public Schools signed an agreement to utilize GuideK12's geovisual analytics software to change district alignments to effectively accommodate the rise in schools’ student populations. The distict's plan is to realign and redistribute the grade levels at all the district’s middle schools to include the sixth grade.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:22am
Discovery Communications plans to invest more than $1 million to produce and air a TV special and host town hall meetings, led by Discovery Education, to support the My Brother’s Keeper initiative. The White House program seeks to improve the expected life outcomes of boys and men of color while simultaneously altering public perception of them through public-private partnerships.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:11am
GCA Education Services, a division of GCA Services Group, Inc., signed a five-year contract with Blackfoot School District #55 to provide custodial services for its 15 facilities, which encompass over 780,000 square feet of space.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sun, 07/27/2014 - 7:06am
Annedroids, Amazon's newest original children's series, is now available for unlimited streaming on Prime Instant Video at no additional cost to Prime members. Aimed at children aged four through seven, Annedroids is a live-action adventure series that spotlights how STEAM can inspire children to do great things.