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USC Shoah Foundation Announces 2016 IWitness Video Challenge

Middle and high school students have the chance to win scholarships of up to $5,000 - and additional money for their educators and schools -- by entering the third annual IWitness Video Challenge hosted by USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education. Read More »

Cricket Media Leads with Most Wins in the 2016 Parents’ Choice Awards

Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, announced today that all 11 of its Cricket Media magazines were honored with gold medals in the 2016 Parents’ Choice awards. The Parents’ Choice Awards is the nation's oldest nonprofit program created to recognize quality in children's media. Read More »

EDmarket Celebrates Centennial Year

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is celebrating 100 years of service to the educational products industry with year-long tributes to its remarkable history. In addition to the 100th anniversary logo in use during 2016, a digital timeline has been launched on the website that categorizes the key accomplishments and major milestones of the association by decade. Read More »

Capstone Launches 25th Anniversary "We Buy, You Fly" Contest

Capstone is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016 by launching a national contest for educators and booksellers to win the opportunity to attend key industry conferences. Capstone's "We Buy, You Fly" contest invites librarians, teachers, administrators, and booksellers to share their favorite story about Capstone for the chance to win a trip... Read More »

Capstone Celebrates Milestone 25th Anniversary in 2016

Capstone celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2016. Among the publisher's yearlong celebration at conferences and online includes special promotions and giveaways for customers, exclusive events with an open house party at its headquarters office in North Mankato this summer, a Mayoral Proclamation for "Capstone Day," and a national contest for educators and booksellers to win a trip to key industry conferences in 2017. Read More »

Inaugural 'Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials'

Parchment and Connecting Credentials National Dialogue - an initiative supported by Lumina Foundation - announced the First Annual Summit on Innovating Academic Credentials. The Parchment Summit will gather leaders from higher education, business, philanthropy and technology to explore the transformative potential of technology in extending the reach and meaning of academic credentials. Read More »

Samsung, Boys & Girls Clubs of America Team To Encourage STEM Education

Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Samsung Electronics America are teaming up again to equip the next generation of kids and teens with the tools they need for a successful future in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Read More »

Pearson Announces 2016 Online Learning Excellence Award Finalists

Pearson announced this week the 20 finalists for the 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards for outstanding K-20 leaders working in online or blended learning environments. The awards honor educators and administrators who have demonstrated measurable best practices and innovation in online education. Read More »

Prizes in 2015 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology

Three students, one from Jupiter, Fla. and a team from Manhasset, N.Y., were awarded grand prizes of $100,000 scholarships for their significant research in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation's premier research competition for high school students. The winners were selected from nearly 1,800 student project submissions. Read More »

Samsung Awards $20,000 in Technology to 51 Public Schools

Samsung Electronics America (SEA) today announced the 51 state winners of the 6th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest (#SamsungSolve), the company’s $2 million* flagship program that supports its nationwide initiative to boost enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education among students in grades K-12 in partnership with BrainPOP, Adobe and the National Environmental Education Foundation. Read More »