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Edsby Announces Integration with Microsoft Office 365

Edsby, developers of an innovative learning management system built for K-12 schools, now integrates with Microsoft Office 365. One aspect of the integration is in the area of single sign-on support. Edsby users can now authenticate via Microsoft's Azure Active Directory and the OAuth2 protocol. This enables a convenient one-click login for Edsby users already authenticated with Office 365. Read More »

Knowledge Delivery Systems Teams Up with Pacific Educational Group

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS), a leading provider of strategic and blended professional learning solutions for states and school districts in collaboration with Pacific Educational Group (PEG) has announced today that it is offering a course to support educators in their effort to eliminate racial disparities through conversations that explore the intersection of race and education. Read More »

ACT and Noodle Team Up with College Abacus

Millions of people looking to quickly compare the cost of their top colleges can now do so with ACT Profile and leading education resource site Noodle through new partnerships with College Abacus, a free online tool that allows students and families to calculate and compare their bottom-line tuition bills across U.S. colleges and universities. Read More »

Pennsylvania Schools Adopt Skyward

Two Pennsylvania districts, Central Cambria School District and Gateway School District, have adopted the Student Management Suite from Skyward, an industry leading K-12 school administrative software provider. With implementation beginning in July, the districts will utilize Skyward for proficient scheduling, state reporting, student grading and more. Read More »

El Paso ISD Selects Silverback Learning

Silverback Learning Solutions, an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts, a next-generation learning platform installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announces that Mileposts will be implemented in all El Paso Independent School District public schools (EPISD), led by Texas Latino Superintendent of the Year Juan Cabrera. Read More »

Shmoop Releases Credit Recovery Option

Shmoop now offers a credit recovery option for all of its core math and ELA courses. Teachers can identify students' strengths and allow them to relearn concepts, pass an assessment, and recover their credit for a course. Teachers can choose which units to include and what the time limits will be for all tests and exams. Read More »

OpenEd Grows Formative Assessment Bank

OpenEd, creator of the world’s largest online library of standards-aligned resources for K-12 teachers, announced an expansion of its formative assessment bank to include new assessments built from questions from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Assess2Know Benchmark Item Bank and Higher Learning Technology. OpenEd’s unique technology links assessment directly to instruction. Read More »

Wiley Announces Partnership with PCG Education ON Comprehensive 6-12 English Language Arts Curriculum

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. announces a partnership with PCG Education to bring the Paths to College and Career curriculum to classrooms nationwide. The Paths to College and Career English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum provides a pathway for teachers, and schools to help students achieve college and career readiness. Read More »

Motion Math Awarded $1M Grant for Edtech Efficacy Platform

Motion Math announced a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its efficacy platform, which measures and validates the effectiveness of digital math materials. The platform embeds mini-assessments in digital games and activities to power a data-driven feedback system that enables developers to continually improve their product efficacy, and enables teachers to use validated materials in effective ways. Read More »

Reading Horizons Partners with MetaMetrics

Reading Horizons has added all-new, computer-administered assessments to the software. Listed in the order that students take them, the new assessments are the Phonics Screener, the Reading Library Assessment, and Diagnostic and Progress Monitoring Assessments. The Reading Library Assessment is powered by the Lexile® Framework for Reading and was created in partnership with MetaMetrics Read More »