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New Analysis Shows Strong Correlation Between Economic Conditions and Educational Outcomes in NC

A new white paper released today by MetaMetrics® finds a strong correlation between poverty and low academic performance in North Carolina. The analysis was done using the Public School Forum's NC Center for Afterschool Program's annual Roadmap of Need report and highlights the unique challenges facing North Carolina's most impoverished counties when it comes to educational achievement. Read More »

Leander ISD Selects Tyler Technologies’ ERP Solution

Tyler Technologies, Inc. has signed an agreement with Leander Independent School District (ISD) in Leander, Texas, for Tyler’s Munis® enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, and integrated Tyler Content Manager™ and Tyler Pulse™ products. The agreement includes software licenses, related professional services, maintenance and support. Read More »

Accelerate Learning Inc., Twig World Ltd. To Provide 1,000+ STEM Videos

Accelerate Learning Inc.™ and Twig World Ltd.™ today announce an exclusive partnership to embed access to more than 1,000 standards-aligned, content connection videos in the STEMscopes™ curriculum. Through this partnership, the videos from Twig World, an award-winning digital media company, will be seamlessly embedded into STEMscopes, Accelerate Learning’s 21st century digital STEM curriculum for preK-12 classrooms. Read More »

MA District First in State To Select Skyward

Skyward, Inc. announced that Newton Public Schools will be the first district in Massachusetts to implement its student information system. This makes Massachusetts the 21st state in the U.S. to have district partnerships with Skyward to increase efficiencies and improve student outcomes. Read More »

Major Enhancements to ProgressBook Suite

Software Answers, Inc. announced the release of a new version of ProgressBook Suite (15.0), which includes many enhancements spanning the family of integrated solutions. For districts and administrators, ProgressBook’s enhanced integration capabilities and ground-breaking innovations, including electronically-stored and delivered student Report Cards, offer numerous opportunities to save money and improve efficiency Read More »

Expanded State Grant for Think Through Math

Think Through Learning announced that it has been selected by the Oklahoma State Department of Education to continue as the only supplemental math provider for the 2015-16 school year. Provided as part of Oklahoma’s competitive grant program since 2012, the adaptive, web-based math learning system has been expanded to include 74,000 students in grades 3-8 across the state, Read More »

WIN Learning Partners with the National Dropout Prevention Center

WIN Learning, developers of the WIN Career Readiness System, and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N), the nation’s leader in school dropout prevention, have formed a strategic partnership to help students recognize the personal relevance of their education, reach their learning potential, and graduate from high school ready for college or career. Read More »

Austin ISD Adds iCEV to CTE Program

CEV Multimedia announced that Austin Independent School District (ISD) has added iCEV’s Principles & Elements of Floral Design to its curriculum resources. Offered through iCEV, an online platform that produces comprehensive educational content for students and teachers, the district incorporated the resource as a result of the Fine Arts Instructional Materials adoption Read More »

North Marion School District (OR) Partners with InfoSnap

North Marion School District in Aurora, Oregon, will transform their student registration process by partnering with InfoSnap for an intuitive online solution. InfoSnap’s award winning integration with PowerSchool, North Marion’s student information system, will generate real-time, on-demand data transfer between the two systems. Read More »

Sunburst Digital Partners with Tynker

Sunburst Digital, Inc. announced today that it will partner with Tynker, a leading Silicon Valley start-up that has introduced more than 20 million kids to computer programming. Tynker helps students develop 21st century computational thinking and computer programming skills in a fun, intuitive and imaginative way. Read More »