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High Schools Should Have College- and Career-Ready Expectations for Students with Disabilities

Achieve and the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) released "Diplomas that Matter: Ensuring Equity of Opportunity for Students with Disabilities," a new report analyzing the diplomas available to students with disabilities in each state for the graduating class of 2015. Read More »

K12 Inc. 2016 Academic Report

K12 Inc. released its 2016 Academic Report which details the academic results of students in K12-managed public schools for the 2014-2015 school year. The report, which includes data from more schools than ever before with all grade levels tested including high school, demonstrates academic improvements, particularly for students enrolled 3 or more years. Read More »

LSI Releases Partnership School Improves Its VAM

Results are out for a Boca Raton, Florida elementary school that is in its third year of a Demonstration Schools for Rigor initiative in partnership with Learning Sciences International. With intensive professional development, coaching, and training on research-based instructional strategies, the school is now showing increased combined VAM scores and overall academic growth. Read More »

Achieve Launches Student Assessment Inventory for National Network

Achieve announced the launch of the Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts National Network. The goal of the National Network will be to support up to 12 school districts across the country to use the Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts to take stock of their assessment system, streamline the number of assessments, and ensure all remaining assessments are of high quality and aligned to state learning standards. Read More »

Launchpacks Content Is Curriculum Aligned, Ready To Use

Teachers can save time and make social studies lessons more productive with LaunchPacks™: Social Studies, a new K-12 digital solution from Britannica Digital Learning. Designed for classroom use and to make lesson planning more efficient, it helps teachers engage students with ready-to-use content that covers the entire curriculum. Read More »

MetaMetrics Partners with SBAC

MetaMetrics collaborated with Smarter Balanced to link its online assessment system to the Lexile and Quantile Frameworks. This alignment provides the option for Smarter Balanced members to report a student’s reading ability as a Lexile® measure and his or her mathematical ability as a Quantile® measure. Read More »

NJ District Unifies K-12 Platform with OnCourse Systems

OnCourse Systems for Education, a provider of cloud-based technology for extraordinary schools, announced a partnership with Hopewell Valley Regional School District. OnCourse Systems for Education offered a Student Information System that included a fully-integrated Learning Management System and staff evaluation capabilities. Read More »

TN District Opens World Language Doors to Student Body

ennessee's Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has partnered with Rosetta Stone Inc. to extend its world language program to military families and adult learners, in addition to supplementing traditional language learning instruction to its middle and high school students and English-language learners. Read More »

PowerMyLearning Awarded a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant

The national education non-profit PowerMyLearning today announced that it has been awarded a four-year grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This grant will allow PowerMyLearning to dramatically expand its personalized learning and family support initiatives, focused on supporting San Francisco Bay Area public schools in under-served communities. Read More »

U.S. K-12 System Is Failing To Leverage Benefits of Data

The U.S. K-12 education system has failed to harness the power of data to boost student performance and close achievement gaps in the same way that other sectors have already leveraged data to work more efficiently and effectively, according to a new report released today by the Center for Data Innovation. Read More »