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GuideK12 and Springsted Inc. Announce Strategic Alliance

GuideK12™, the leading provider of geovisual analytics for the education marketplace is pleased to announce a strategic relationship with Springsted Inc., also based in MN, which provides independent financial advisory services and a broad range of management and consulting services including referendum planning to school districts. Read More »

'Career Exploration' Curriculum Helps Students Choose Endorsement Areas

CEV Multimedia and Frenship ISD announce a pilot program that assists the district's preparation for Texas House Bill 5 (HB5). Counselors and educators at FISD will use iCEV, an online platform that produces and delivers comprehensive educational content, to guide students through the new process of choosing endorsement areas of study. Read More »

Tabtor Math Releases Results of Pilot Program

Tabtor Math announced that students participating in the pilot program at Greenbrook Elementary School, part of South Brunswick School District, improved their math test scores by an average of 70 percent. As a result of the success, two additional South Brunswick School District elementary schools – Brunswick Acres Elementary and Cambridge Elementary – are adopting the Tabor Math program. Read More »

Renaissance Learning Partners with MetaMetrics To Add Lexile Measures

Renaissance Learning announced today its partnership with MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading. Renaissance Learning will incorporate Lexile measures into its reading platforms, including Accelerated Reader, the nation's most widely used reading management program. Read More »

New Alliance between SunGard K-12 Education and Schoology

SunGard K-12 Education, has selected Schoology as its premier learning management solutions provider. The alliance pairs eSchoolPLUS's award-winning Teacher Access Center with Schoology's award-winning platform for managing instruction, communication, and collaboration. The integration between the two software solutions gives teachers the ability to manage their entire classroom and student learning experience in one tool Read More »

Educators in Over 5,000 Schools Use ProCon.org Resources

America's largest provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues passed a milestone by documenting over 5,000 schools in all 50 states and 66 countries where educators have used the critical thinking resources at www.procon.org. Read More »

TX Students Gain Access to Leading Research Databases

Gale and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission have a contract to provide access to Gale research databases to all public school libraries throughout the state. More than 5 million Texas public school students in more than 9,000 schools will have online access to 15 Gale databases and a collection of ebooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Read More »

NYIT, NY State Teacher Centers & Associated BOCES Partner with myON

eachers at 25 schools throughout the state of New York are participating in an 18-month literacy pilot designed to improve college and career-readiness for all students. myONTM is at the core of a new professional development model for New York educators that will be built by the myON team, in partnership with the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), the NY State Teacher Centers, and their associated BOCES. Read More »

Texas Adds Two More Star Academies

A Texas Workforce Commission grant is bringing the Star Academy program for dropout prevention and acceleration to school districts in Spring and Lancaster for the 2014-15 school year. The program's primary goal is to help overage and at-risk students reconnect with education and eventually earn a high school diploma. Read More »

Three Charter School Systems Named Top in Nation

The top three public charter school systems in the running for the 2014 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools are Achievement First, KIPP Foundation and IDEA Public Schools, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation announced today. The three charter systems are up for the top prize of $250,000 for college-readiness efforts for their students. Read More »