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New ASU Online School Integrates High School, University Courses

Arizona State University is bridging the divide between high school and college with the new ASU Prep Digital High School, which will allow students to learn at their own pace and potentially accelerate the time it takes to earn a degree. The online school will join the network of ASU Prep charters, which include campuses in Casa Grande, Mesa and downtown Phoenix, with more than 2,000 total students. Read More »

Discovery Education Expands Partnership with Greenville ISD

Texas' Greenville Independent School District (GISD) announced today an expansion of their ongoing partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. In this new phase of collaboration, Discovery Education will support the creation of modern learning environments in the district's new K-5 STEM Magnet School. Read More »

Achievement Increases with Apex Learning Tutorials

Apex Learning reports that once again in the second annual study students using Tutorials achieved pretest to posttest gains and also achieved higher average scores on standardized end-of-course achievement tests than a comparison group of students not using Tutorials. Read More »

STEMscopes Increases Passing Rates on STAAR Science Test

For the second consecutive year, school districts that used the STEMscopes™ science curriculum from Accelerate Learning™ showed higher passing rates on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) fifth grade science test, compared to districts that did not use STEMscopes. Read More »

Fuel Education Expands Career Readiness Pathways

Fuel Education (FuelEd ) has expanded its Career Readiness Pathways™ online and blended learning program. Students can choose to follow one of 24 distinct Career Pathways in six Career Clusters®, now including Agriculture and Hospitality, which provide a comprehensive, end-to-end approach to career and technical education (CTE). Read More »

HMH Launches Next Generation K-6 Social Studies Program

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced the release of HMH Kids Discover Social Studies ©2018, its social studies curricula for grades K - 6. The standards-based program includes a wide array of history and geography materials that develop active inquiry skills among elementary students. Read More »

Kickboard Expands Services To Help Districts with School Culture Change;

Kickboard today announces it has expanded its award-winning school culture system to include a full complement of collaborative, research-based professional development services. Together, Kickboard’s highly configurable, web-based platform and personalized leadership coaching provide a sustainable, data-driven framework for leading culture change in K-12 districts and schools. Read More »

Bloomz Adds Functionality To Serve Childcare Providers

Bloomz announced a set of features tailored to childcare centers, including check-in/check-out attendance and daily sheets to keep parents on top of their kids' everyday activities. To further its mission to connect parents with their kids' world, Bloomz is also partnering with the Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics to educate parents across the country on a variety of topics relevant to raising children. Read More »

Capistrano USD Deepens Partnership with Discovery Education

California's Capistrano Unified School District announced an expansion of its partnership with Discovery Education. In this new phase of collaboration, Discovery Education will support CUSD's efforts to develop district educators' capacity to build and sustain a culture of STEM education in their school system through the implementation of a multi-year STEM professional development initiative in 11 district elementary schools. Read More »

Free 82-Lesson Phonics Curriculum Now Available

Primary Concepts has released FREEPhonics, a new, comprehensive word building curriculum. Distributed in the form of an eBook, the curriculum is free for teachers to download. It offers 82 step-by-step lessons, beginning with the simplest CVC words... The program introduces the building blocks of reading with sequential lessons that are fun, hands-on, and designed to ensure success. Read More »