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K12 industry news: 15 states adopt Discovery Education Techbooks

The Virginia Department of Education has added Renaissance’s Star Reading, Math and Early Literacy to its Student Growth Assessments list to help teachers lead students toward mastering Virginia’s Standards of Learning in reading and math.

Raytown Quality Schools (Missouri) has chosen itslearning’s new LMS to support student data privacy.

Fifteen states, including California and West Virginia, have adopted Discovery Education’s Techbooks for classroom use.

The Illinois Department of Education has selected Frontline Education’s Danielson Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument (2013) to provide educators with a shared understanding of what good teaching looks like and to inform the evaluation process.

National Heritage Academies (84 schools in nine states) has chosen Accelerate Learning’s STEMscopes NGSS science curriculum for grades 6 to 8.

Anne Arundel Community College (Maryland) has partnered with the Virtual High School to offer high school juniors and seniors access to online college-level courses for the spring 2018 semester. Students are eligible to earn three college credits.

Henry County Schools (Georgia) deployed 36,000 student devices using Incident IQ. The district’s average deployment rate was 1,000 devices per hour, or one school every two hours. Henry County has over 50 schools.

The U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity has selected Carnegie Learning as the supplemental math software provider for 24,000 middle and high school students at military bases across the Americas, Europe and the Pacific regions. DoDEA will implement MATHia.