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GA Public Broadcasting and Discovery Education Expand Partnership

Discovery Education announced a new phase of its 16-year partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). In the latest stage of this collaboration, GPB has upgraded the digital content service available to educators and students statewide to Discovery Education Streaming Plus. Read More »

Edupoint Selected by Maine DOE for State-level Reporting

Edupoint® Educational Systems has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to provide a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS). As the sole award recipient from a field of seven competitive bidders, the Synergy State solution will replace the state’s existing Infinite Campus State Edition... Read More »

PBS KIDS Kicks Off Summer Learning Initiative

As kids spend time outside the classroom this summer, PBS KIDS will release all-new content and resources to help keep them active and encourage exploration at home and outdoors with their favorite characters. As part of its annual summer learning initiative, PBS KIDS will air all-new specials and episodes and will offer free digital resources at pbsparents.org/summer to make learning fun all summer long. Read More »

PA School Districts Select Tyler Technologies

Tyler Technologies, Inc. signed agreements with several Pennsylvania school districts for Tyler’s Infinite Visions® integrated financial and personnel management solution. The agreements include hosting, training, and related professional services. Read More »

KS DOE Will Add Actionable Metric to Assessment Program

MetaMetrics has expanded their partnership with the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE). For five years, students in grades three through eight and 10 have received Lexile® measures from the Kansas Reading Assessment. Beginning fall of 2016, students will receive both Lexile and Quantile® student measures from the Kansas Assessment Program (KAP). Read More »

Rogers Public Schools Expands Partnership with Discovery Education

Arkansas' Rogers Public Schools (RPS) today announced an expansion of its partnership with Discovery Education. In the latest phase of this collaboration, RPS is empowering educators at all of the district's 15 elementary schools to create authentic digital learning environments with Discovery Education's Science Techbook. Read More »

Follett Launches Makerspace Bundles for K-12 Libraries

As makerspaces continue to gain momentum in the K-12 library world to encourage students' inquiry and exploration through hands-on production, Follett has answered by offering Makerspace Bundles. The age level-specific bundles are individually tailored for elementary, middle and high school grades, and include a variety of diverse materials, including books, building supplies, and robotic kits. Read More »

myIGDIs Launches Early Literacy & SEL Assessments

Early Learning Labs, Inc. today announced the launch of two new Pre-K assessment offerings aimed towards helping Pre-K educators identify struggling learners and helping them get back on track towards the goal of Kindergarten readiness. Read More »

In-Depth Analysis of Blended and Online Learning Programs

Over the past year, Evergreen Education Group conducted in-depth analyses of nine schools that use online curriculum and platforms from Fuel Education as the instructional foundation of their programs. After observing and interviewing groups of students, faculty, staff, and school leadership at each of the nine schools, Evergreen Education Group identified certain key characteristics that make blended and online learning programs successful... Read More »

itslearning To Be Used in Miami-Dade Pilot Program

The nation's fourth largest public school district, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), is running a semester-long pilot program utilizing the itslearning learning management system (LMS) to select, deliver and manage the instructional components for secondary level social science courses in 10 schools. Read More »