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Grand Prairie ISD Expands Fast Forword, Reading Assistant Programs

After successfully introducing the Fast ForWord® online reading intervention in 2011, Grand Prairie Independent School District (ISD) in Texas plans to expand its Fast ForWord implementation and add the Reading Assistant™ program to a total of 24 schools. Read More »

Rourke Introduces 100 New Dual-Language Spanish Titles

Rourke Educational Media announced today that it will release 100 new science titles in Spanish in January. The new Spanish titles also are available in English to support learners in English as a second language and dual-language programs. All new Spanish titles will be available next month in both print and ebook formats. Read More »

NJ Districts Choose Performance Matters’ To Meet AchieveNJ Requirements

The AchieveNJ educator evaluation and support system relies on multiple measures of performance to evaluate teachers. To manage the onslaught of data from these measures, New Jersey districts are turning to Performance Matters™, a comprehensive, web-based solution that provides an integrated platform for assessment, data management and educator effectiveness. Read More »

Miami-Dade's District-Wide Adoption of Digital Resources and PD

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has announced that it has taken another step in its digital transformation by ensuring all of its students have access to tools that will prepare them to succeed in the 21st century. Through an expanded partnership with Discovery Education, high-quality digital resources will now be provided in all classrooms throughout the district. Read More »

Educators Get Full Access to New CCSS ELA Course from KDS

Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) is offering teachers the opportunity to enroll for free in their newest CCSS ELA course through December 23, 2013. KDS will be launching 25 new CCSS courses in 2014, and this complimentary offering gives educators a chance to try the KDS online course experience at no cost before it is available for purchase. Read More »

Goalbook Offers Holistic Approach to Empower Teachers

Supported by ImagineK12 and the New Schools Venture Fund, Goalbook is thrilled to announce its Toolkit is now available to districts nationwide. Their mission is to empower teachers to ensure access and equity for all students - including students with special needs, English language learners, and students requiring academic and behavior interventions. Read More »

Pitsco Education Star Academy Plays Role in GA's Economic Ambitions

Individuals who earn a high school diploma will make on average 50% to 100% more than those who do not, so it is no surprise that states looking to improve their economies often begin by addressing high school graduation rates. When this fact is combined with the knowledge that 66% of students who fail a grade eventually drop out of school, it is evident that truly effective dropout prevention starts before the high school years. Read More »

Promethean Intros ClassFlow - Revolutionary New Learning Platform

Promethean announces ClassFlow™ - a transformative, cloud-based classroom orchestration tool that enables teachers to create lessons, deliver interactive content across multiple devices, and assess student understanding. ClassFlow allows teachers to foster student engagement by connecting mobile devices such as educational tablets, smartphones, and laptops to classroom displays and interactive whiteboards. Read More »

The Weather Channel and Discovery Education Partner

Discovery Education is announcing a multi-year partnership with The Weather Channel to bring the science of weather and natural disaster preparedness to classrooms. These two trusted brands are launching this initiative with a virtual field trip to provide scientific expertise, weather curriculum and streaming content across multiple platforms. Read More »

Providence School District Chooses Skyward

Providence Public School District, the largest in Rhode Island, selected Skyward, Inc., an industry leading K-12 school administrative software provider, as its student information system (SIS) vendor. The 47-school district looks forward to receiving time and cost savings with the Skyward Student Management Suite, as well as the ability to transfer student records easily between districts. Read More »