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Talbot County Public Schools, Discovery Education Expand Partnership

Maryland's Talbot County Public Schools announced an expansion of its partnership with Discovery Education. The latest phase of this collaboration focuses on professional development, as 30 educators from all eight district schools are now scheduled to participate in Discovery Education's Digital Leader Corps. Read More »

i-Ready® Diagnostic Receives Near-Perfect Rating from NCII

Curriculum Associates' i-Ready® Diagnostic for reading and mathematics recently received a near-perfect rating in the Academic Progress Monitoring Tool category by the National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII) of the American Institutes for Research. The rating, which is based on psychometric and progress monitoring standards, signifies the validity and reliability of the online assessments for grades K-12. Read More »

Brass Media, Inc. Launches The Money Side of Life™

Dr. Steven Sims, CEO and Co-Founder of brass MEDIA Inc., announced the expansion of the highly acclaimed brass|Student Program for Fall 2016. The Money Side of Life™ will feature a complete mobile-friendly, web-based delivery, along with a companion series of printed Student Guides. The program includes everything instructors need to teach students how money impacts various aspects of life… lesson plans, activities and assessments. Read More »

Apperson's New Partnerships To Expand SEL to After School Programs

Apperson has partnered with three organizations to support their social and emotional learning (SEL) programs, both during and after school. FutureReady Columbus; the United Way of Greater Cincinnati; and the Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation in New York City are now using Apperson's Evo Social & Emotional online assessment platform to screen students for social and emotional learning competencies. Read More »

PD Learning Network and CALSA Partner

PD Learning Network (PDLN) and California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (CALSA) are participating in a joint effort to provide a series of courses in leadership development designed to support professional learning of administrators, superintendents and educators. Courses will equip administration to support faculty who teach underserved student populations.... Read More »

San Juan Unified Partners with PublicSchoolWORKS

San Juan USD employs approximately 5,000 educators at 65 sites spanning five cities in Sacramento County. This school year, San Juan USD implemented PublicSchoolWORKS' EmployeeSafe Suite to move the deployment and management of staff training, staff accident reporting, compliance tasks and other safety and risk management processes online. Read More »

Studies Weekly Every Kid Votes!™ K-6 Campaign Now Open

Materials for the Every Kid Votes!™ campaign from Studies Weekly, the nation’s leading provider of innovative learning and curriculum solutions for K-6 education, are available now. To underscore its mission of building responsible citizens, Studies Weekly is inviting schools throughout the U.S. to enroll now for participation in the largest student mock election in history prior to the November U.S. presidential campaign. Read More »

Whooo's Reading Partners with Total Reader

Educators using the Whooo's Reading platform now have access to a valuable new feature, the Total Reader cloze assessment program, designed for grades three and up. The companies' new partnership will give Whooo's Reading users exclusive access to the online reading assessment, which is built on the Lexile® Framework for Reading. Read More »

New Special Needs App To Provide Social Boundaries Education

The James Stanfield Company announced the release of their iCircles App. Based on CirclesR, the national best-selling social intimacy curriculum, iCircles. is a fun, interactive experience that teaches the rules of social boundaries, social interactions/distance in relation to touch, and abuse prevention skills. Read More »

Edgenuity and NDPN Partner To Increase Graduation Rates

In an effort to help increase high school graduation rates, Edgenuity announced a partnership with the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN). The partnership builds on Edgenuity's work over the last two decades with thousands of schools to keep at-risk students engaged and enable them to graduate on time with the use of technology. Read More »