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SunGard K-12 Education Enhances Standards-Based Gradebook

SunGard K-12 Education has released the latest version of its award-winning eSchoolPLUS student information system. Highlighting this software release are enhancements to the system's gradebook that will help school districts support student success within a standards-aligned curriculum, such as the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Education Helps Teachers To Customize Content

McGraw-Hill Education today announced that it has introduced its popular custom-publishing tool Create™ to the K-12 market. Originally developed for higher education, Create's platform will now provide K-12 teachers with access to trusted educational resources that can be remixed and customized online to best suit their teaching needs and their district's needs. Read More »

Insight Education Unveils Observation & Feedback Platform

Insight Education Group launched ADVANCEfeedbackTM, a platform for teachers and school leaders designed to manage the observation and feedback process like never before. Through live or video-based observations, the intuitive platform can be used by school and district observers or by Insight's team of expert content-area coaches to provide meaningful feedback ... Read More »

Lexia Learning Enters the Formative Assessment Market

Lexia Learning announced a long-term strategic partnership with researchers from the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) focusing on research and innovation in the area of language and literacy assessment. In 2014, Lexia and FCRR will launch a computer-adaptive, K-12 assessment that will quickly and accurately identify student needs, and provide teachers the instructional strategies necessary to address individual student skill gaps. Read More »

Nye County Students Earn Double the Credits in Half the Time

In one semester, students in Nye County's alternative education school have completed twice as many class credits as they did for the entire 2012-13 school year. Karen Hills, the school's principal, attributes her students' success to the way the school has retooled its blended learning model, which includes online curriculum from Odysseyware. Read More »

PA K-12 School District Selects Follett's Aspen SIS

Big Spring School District in Pennsylvania has selected Follett's Aspen student information system (SIS) for the collection, reporting and management of student data and information. The Aspen platform integrates learning management capabilities and uniquely connects student information to classroom curricular, educational and communication tools. Read More »

TN's Oak Ridge Schools and Discovery Education Partner

Discovery Education announced a new collaboration with Tennessee's Oak Ridge Schools to create authentic digital learning environments in classrooms district-wide. Through a six-year partnership, Discovery Education will support Oak Ridge Schools' plan to implement a 1:1 learning initiative with engaging digital content and sustained, customized professional development. Read More »

Tales2Go Partners with MetaMetrics To Add Lexile Measures

Tales2Go Inc. announced a new partnership with MetaMetrics® to add Lexile® measures to the Tales2Go service. In the same way that Lexile measures help educators find the right book for a student to read, the measure can also be used as an important reference point to help find the right book for a student to listen to, in that audio books are an effective scaffold to allow students to 'read' above their actual level. Read More »

Brevard Public Schools Selects Performance Matters for Easy Access to Data

One of the four core education reform areas in the Race to the Top program is the implementation of data systems that can measure student success and inform teachers and principals how they can improve their practices. To provide its schools with an integrated solution for data-driven decision making, Brevard Public Schools has purchased the Performance Matters™ assessment and data management system. Read More »

Iowa City Community School District Implements GuideK12

Iowa City Community School District has implemented GuideK12's geovisual analytics platform to support its 10-year, $258M master facility plan. The district currently serves 13,000 students, and is predicting rapid growth over the next ten years. Read More »