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Whitney Brothers Early Learning Furniture Products Achieve BIFMA Certification

Whitney Brothers, 111-year-old US manufacturer of IIDA award-winning wood furniture for Early Learning, a product category it invented, today announced its tables, chairs and other non-toy category products are certified to meet or exceed applicable ANSI / BIFMA standards, an important distinction that provides customers with a common, independent basis to evaluate the safety, durability, and structural adequacy of products. Read More »

Discovery Education and Metro Nashville Schools Expand Partnership

Discovery Education announced an expansion of its partnership with Tennessee's Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS). In the latest phase of this seven-year relationship, MNPS is providing middle school students districtwide with access to Discovery Education's Social Studies Techbook™ series... Read More »

MindPlay's Web-Based Reading Program for Special Needs Students

MindPlay showcased its CASE-endorsed reading solution for K-12 students with special needs, MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC). MindPlay's web-based program uses personalized, adaptive technology, and direct, explicit instruction to help teach students with dyslexia and other special education students to read. Read More »

ABPathfinder Enhances Special Needs Software

ABPathfinder, Inc., developer of a cloud-based software tool to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of autism therapy, announces major operability enhancements to its award-winning software platform that helps therapists and special education teachers collect data and analyze performance. Read More »

FL Approves Carnegie Learning Mathematics Curricula

the Florida State Board of Education has approved Carnegie Learning’s middle school and Algebra I programs for use across the state. These programs include Carnegie Learning’s Middle School Math Series Courses 1, 2, and Pre-Algebra for grades 6-8, as well as its Algebra I program, which may be used in both middle and high schools. Read More »

New P21 Resource Empowers Parents to Help Kids Thrive

P21, the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, released a free online resource for parents - The Parents' Guide to 21st Century Learning and Citizenship - to help prepare kids for the future of citizenship, learning and the workforce. National PTA served as a family engagement advisor for the project. Read More »

Scenario Learning Launches ‘Exceptional Child’ PD System

Scenario Learning launched its Exceptional Child Online Professional Development System (Exceptional Child). The system provides on-demand, evidence-based special education training for all staff members who support students with disabilities. What makes Exceptional Child unique is the highly credentialed team of authors that has written every course. Read More »

Spartanburg School District 2 Expands Partnership with Discovery Education

Discovery Education and Spartanburg School District 2 announced today an expansion of their 10-year partnership which will bring Discovery Education's award-winning Science Techbook™ series to elementary and middle school classrooms district-wide. Discovery Education will support the district's new personalized digital learning initiative ... Read More »

DreamBox Learning® Delivering One Million Math Lessons Daily

DreamBox Learning announced the daily delivery of one million DreamBox Learning lessons and the projected delivery of 150 million math lessons to students grades K-8 in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada during the 2014-15 school year. Furthermore, the number of students using DreamBox Learning Math has consistently doubled each year for the past four years. Read More »

DIRECTV and Teach For America Partner To Expand Access to Math Education

DIRECTV and Teach For America announced today the launch of a national partnership to expand access to excellent math instruction to students in high-need communities, and develop resources that will inspire students to love math. The education nonprofit will receive $250,000 from DIRECTV to support its national efforts to recruit, train, and support math educators across the country, with its Los Angeles, Oklahoma, and Colorado regions receiving dedicated funding. Read More »