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New Quick Key Mobile app extends benefits of digital grading

The new Quick Key Pro mobile app's assessment software eliminates grading by hand, gives access to real-time data and enables teachers to scan assignments for a greater number of students.

Nureva unveils Troove digital portfolio software

Nureva Inc. announced its first education product, Nureva Troove digital portfolio software. This cloud-based solution is designed for K12 students to show learning progress and teacher and parent input.

New technology solutions released by HP

HP launched new assessment technology, hardware products, software bundles and online educator training courses, including National Education Technology Assessment, HP Education Edition tablets and a notebook, and HP Teaching with Technology online courses, among other products.

Washington, D.C. district chooses Follett’s student information system

District of Columbia Public Schools has selected Follett and its Aspen solution to help the 47,000-student district manage its student data, support enrollment, scheduling and behavior, and help track student attendance and prevent truancy.

Alabama school district chooses GuideK12

Mobile County Public Schools, the largest school district in Alabama with more than 58,000 students, selected GuideK12's geovisual analytics to assess the district's data for boundary analysis, program placement, resource placement, emergency planning and proactive decision-making.

Vernier expands its data-logging capabilities for Chromebooks

Developed specifically for the Chrome operating system, Vernier Software & Technology's free Graphical Analysis app teachers and students to collect and share scientific data using Chromebooks.

MetaMetrics and EvoText enter partnership

Under a new partnership agreement, MetaMetrics’ Lexile Analyzer technology will be incorporated into EvoText, LLC's Ogment, a cloud-based K12 lesson creation tool for teachers.

School Specialty launches curriculum-based security initiative

SSI GUARDIAN is a new curriculum-based security and preparedness program from School Specialty, Inc. that is focused on strengthening campus and school safety by providing administrators with the professional development tools to address safety and risk mitigation.

SEAS Education’s educational planning software implemented in two districts

Florida's Duval County School District and California's San Diego USD have adopted SEAS Education's Achieve 2.0 Educational Planning Management Software. Achieve 2.0 supports school district education plan types including Academic and Behavior RTI, Section 504, English Language Learner and Gifted.

Casio expands projector portfolio with Ecolite Lampfree model

A new introductory model has been added to Casio America, Inc.'s portfolio of projector offerings. The EcoLite XJ-V1 projector provides a 30 percent increase in LED light output, offering a greater increase in color spectrum.