Industry News

ASCD offers expanded onsite and blended professional learning

The organization announced the new ASCD Professional Learning Services, enabling districts to receive greater customized professional development, available in on-site or blended solutions.

PALS and PALS espanol selected by Colo. BOE

CaseNEX, LLC announced that the Colorado Board of Education voted to include PALS and PALS espanol's inclusion on the Reading to Ensure Academic Development.

NCLD’s State of Learning Disabilities report released

The report captures data about the 2.4 million students whose learning disabilities have been formally identified and provides a lens through which to understand and address the needs of the additional 15% with unidentified, unaddressed issues.

Video Insight awards First School Security In-Kind Grant to Mich. school

The developer is awarding the first of a year-long $250,000 grant program to Monroe Public Schools. Each month of 2014, Video Insight will award a school or college the equipment necessary to implement a video surveillance solution.

SunPower awards engineering curriculum grants to California public schools

The company awarded schools in four districts a total of $85,000 in grants in partnership with Project Lead The Way to support the implementation of STEM curricula for students.

Discovery Education adds integrated physics/chemistry course to science techbook for Texas

Built from the ground-up and developed specifically for Texas districts, the new IPC course is fully aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards.

NEC Display Solutions adds two digital models to M Series short-throw projectors

The commercial LCD display and projector provider’s two new digital products bring the projector closer to the whiteboard, eliminating shadows and glare.

Panasonic debuts new displays, projectors and software

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America will showcase new displays, projectors and software to provide technology solutions for education and other industries.

Discovery Education to host Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition

The K12 digital content and professional development provider will host this second annual event focusing on implementing effective, district-level digital transitions that prepare students for citizenship, college and careers.

Pearson's Open Badge Solution provides validated proof of qualifications and skills

The learning company released a new Open Badge platform called Acclaim, which gives organizations the ability to translate and recognize someone's professional achievements and learning outcomes.