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TN School Districts To Implement Skyward

Three Tennessee school districts have designated Skyward, an industry leading K-12 school administrative software provider, as its student information system vendor. With the addition of Franklin Special, Tipton County and Sevier County School Districts this fall, Skyward now serves more than 45 districts in the state. Read More »

Teaching Trust and Breakthrough Collaborative Incorporate Torsh Inc. TALENT™

Two prominent education non-profits, Teaching Trust and Breakthrough Collaborative, have adopted Torsh Inc.'s TALENT platform for video-based observations, reflection and professional development. These transformational organizations use TALENT's robust feedback and annotation tools to facilitate deep reflection and mentoring for aspiring educators and educational leaders. Read More »

Edgenuity Unveils New Algebra I Course

Edgenuity announced the release of its new Algebra I course. This next generation interactive course is aligned to college and career readiness standards and incorporates data and feedback from the educators and students who use Edgenuity, creating an effective and engaging learning experience for students. Read More »

Discovery Education To Provide PD for 9,000 MD Educators

Maryland's Prince George's County Public Schools and Discovery Education announced an expansion of their 10-year partnership. In this new phase of collaboration, Discovery Education will present the largest professional development event in the school system's history, as well as provide students access to high-quality Science digital textbooks in the 2014-2015 school year. Read More »

MagicBox Helping K-12 Publishers Go Digital in a Smart Way

MagicBox seeks to ease this transition to digital publishing by offering K-12 publishers a cost-effective, mobile distribution solution which allows them to securely create, sell, and distribute interactive, digital content across multiple platforms - both on and offline. Read More »

KDS Launches Suite of Online Common Core Courses

Building on its extensive library of 80 online PD courses, Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is poised to address the nation-wide need to deepen educator understanding of the Common Core State Standards by adding 25 new Common Core courses to its catalog. Read More »

New Haven Promise Student Service Program To Be Powered by x2VOL

Students in New Haven Public Schools put 25,000 hours of muscle into the City of New Haven, Conn. each year. Now with the addition of x2VOL, administrators who track and verify those student service hours won't even break a sweat. Recently, the district and New Haven Promise selected x2VOL from intelliVOL, to ease the management and reporting of student service hours. Click to tweet. Read More »

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Launches Summer Brain Gain Program in 1,000 Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced the launch of its Summer Brain Gain program in 1,000 Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide. Designed to prevent summer learning loss and foster critical creative-thinking skills, Summer Brain Gain has been developed specifically for Boys & Girls Clubs. In addition to the participating Clubs that will receive program training and project-based learning strategies, Summer Brain Gain curriculum will also be available for free to all Clubs across the country. Read More »

Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education Kick-Start the Next Generation of Manufacturing Leaders

Alcoa Foundation and Discovery Education launched “Manufacture Your Future,” a new online destination designed to inspire thousands of students in grades 6-12 to take the first step towards exploring and pursuing today’s manufacturing careers. The program provides middle and high school educators, guidance counselors, students and families with hands-on resources that build excitement around post-secondary manufacturing career opportunities. Read More »

SchoolReach "State of School Safety" Survey Results

More than 88% of school administrators had to communicate with parents about a safety-related incident within the past 12 months, according to a new national survey of K-12 school leaders. The “State of School Safety in America” survey was completed by more than 350 high-ranking school administrators across 48 states... Read More »