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KhanAcademy's Free, Personalized Practice for the Redesigned SAT

Today Official SAT® Practice for the redesigned SAT goes live on KhanAcademy.org, making free, world-class, personalized online practice available for all students. Today’s launch comes just over a year after the College Board announced a landmark partnership with Khan Academy, a leader in online education. Read More »

Hillsborough County Schools Renews "Read on myON" Community Literacy Initiative

Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS), along with six other community partners, announced that they will renew their Community of Readers Initiative with myON. The community-wide literacy program began in February 2012 as a project with an ambitious goal - to raise literacy in Hillsborough by providing full access to myON's personalized literacy environment for every child in the county from birth to eighth grade. Read More »

Stillwater Area Public Schools Successfully Engages Community,

Stillwater Area Public Schools in MN embarked on an 18-month strategic, data driven referendum journey that concluded with voter approval. Utilizing GuideK12's analytics platform, district administrators were able to better visualize data, run real-time boundary scenarios, which allowed them to effectively demonstrate the overall impact of the strategic plan on the students, and engage their community in a more meaningful way throughout the process. Read More »

Newsela Launches Annual Summer Reading Challenge

Newsela announced that it is kicking off its annual, free Summer Reading Challenge to keep students' reading skills sharp during the break, a time commonly known as the "summer slide" ,,, The global challenge empowers students to remain up to speed on important current events over the summer through news articles that are tailored to every ability and reading level. Read More »

Pearson Partners with Listen Current

Pearson has partnered with Listen Current to deliver daily current events and lessons that bring relevance and engagement to the digital classroom. Pearson Literature © 2015, a Grades 6-12 English Language Arts curriculum will now feature Listen Current connections that build on topics students are exploring in the program to make learning relevant and meaningful. Read More »

Quick Key Users Digitally Scan More than 1 Million Formative Assessments

Quick Key, the mobile assessment software that improves student performance and eliminates hand grading, has reached 1 million assessments scanned. By using formative assessments to measure a students’ progress, Quick Key minimizes time spent grading assessments and gives educators more time to focus on student instruction, growth and achievement. Read More »

Skyward Expands Use of Ed-Fi Data Standard To Enhance Interoperability

Skyward has broadened the use of the Ed-Fi Data Standard in a move that dramatically improves data interoperability between districts and state agencies. Technology from the Ed-Fi Alliance is designed to facilitate secure data exchange among multiple K-12 data systems in use at the school, district and state education levels. Read More »

Cricket Media Joins myON Publisher Program

Cricket Media, an education media publisher, and myON, a business unit of Capstone, announce today that a wide array of content from Cricket's portfolio of acclaimed children's books and magazines will now be available to the millions of students reading on myON. With the additional content from Cricket, myON now offers more than 8,000 titles from nearly 70 publishers through their publisher program. Read More »

Students Make Significant Gains with Edgenuity MyPath

Edgenuity announced that previously under-performing students from Jessamine County Schools in Kentucky have demonstrated significant improvements across reading and mathematics by using Edgenuity MyPath. The results highlight how Edgenuity's intervention solution can enable higher student achievement through customized online and blended learning instruction. Read More »

IBCCES Partners with the Autism Society To Certify Professionals

the Autism Society recently announced they will be partnering with the autism certification experts from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES), to help facilitate and encourage the creation of much needed Certified Autism Specialists across the country. Read More »