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Louisiana To Use PARCC Content in This Year's State Assessment

The Louisiana Department of Education will use PARCC content in its statewide assessment during the 2015-16 school year. Louisiana has awarded a contract to Data Recognition Corporation (DRC) to develop its statewide tests. PARCC items will comprise just under half of the test content. Read More »

Infinite Campus Selected by Kearney Public Schools

Infinite Campus announced today that its student information system (SIS) was selected by Nebraska's Kearney Public Schools (KPS) for its comprehensive core functionality and powerful data analysis capability. The district was researching third-party applications to enhance its SIS when it learned a fully integrated, single solution was possible with Infinite Campus. Read More »

Whitney Brothers Introduces New Early Learning Classroom Furniture

Whitney Brothers, 111-year-old manufacturer of award-winning children's furniture for Early Learning environments, today introduced the Contemporary Reading Chair and Bookcase, its signature new product for 2016 featuring a clever integration of seating and functional book storage in a striking contemporary design. Read More »

BeeLine Reader Partners with California State Library

Reading digital content just got easier for patrons of California's 249 libraries. Bay Area start up BeeLine Reader is launching a two-year partnership with the California State Library that will enable library patrons to read ebooks, news, and research websites more easily. BeeLine Reader's software helps readers of all ages and skill levels, and it provides extraordinary benefits for many readers with dyslexia, low-vision, and ADD/ADHD. Read More »

OR Adopts Discovery Education Math Techbook

Following a thorough evaluation, the Oregon State Board of Education has approved the Discovery Education Math Techbook™ for statewide use as a core instructional resource through its state adoption process. The Oregon State Board of Education adopted all middle and high school Discovery Education Math Techbook courses, including Grades 6, 7, and 8 Math; Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Read More »

Knovation Partners with Texthelp

Knovation has partnered with literacy software provider Texthelp to upgrade the text-to-speech and dictionary services in netTrekker and icurio. The partnership demonstrates Knovation’s commitment to supporting Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a research-based framework that builds flexible learning environments to support individual learning differences. Read More »

Teton County District Partners with PublicSchoolWORKS

Teton County School District (CUSD) #1 in Jackson, WY, is partnering with PublicSchoolWORKS to use its' award-winning EmployeeSafe and StudentWatch suites. Also, Teton CUSD #1 is the first district in Wyoming to use StudentWatch's Student Behavior Management System to report and track both positive and negative student behaviors. Read More »

Achieve3000® and Rowan-Salisbury Schools Partner

For the next three years, Achieve3000 and the Rowan-Salisbury School System will work together to accelerate learning and put all students on track for college and career success. Rowan-Salisbury Schools will implement Achieve3000’s literacy solutions district-wide. Included with the solutions are instructional resources and professional development for educators, a real-time data dashboard for administrators, and robust home support for parents and guardians. Read More »

Curriculum Associates' New i-Ready® Standards Mastery

i-Ready Standards Mastery allows schools and districts to get just-in-time information on students' mastery of the standards and provides the instructional tools teachers need to address specific gaps and challenges. Built to cover Common Core standards for Reading, Language, and Mathematics, the new assessments complement the rich data offered by i-Ready Diagnostic... Read More »

Discovery Education and Vulcan Productions Support Science Instruction

Discovery Education has partnered with Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Productions to offer educators and students worldwide a variety of digital resources and immersive interactive experiences supporting science instruction and fostering classroom discussions on biodiversity, endangered species and related topics. Read More »