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Measured Progress Unveils Online CC Assessment

In response to the continued need to connect educators with quality assessment solutions, Measured Progress is pleased to introduce Measured Progress COMMON CORE ™ Assessments, a new, integrated online solution designed to enable school district administrators, teachers, and students to effectively transition to the Common Core State Standards. Read More »

MetaMetrics Partners with LightSail Education

MetaMetrics and LightSail Education announced that the LightSail, an adaptive literacy platform for K-12 students, now provides Lexile® measures for both readers and books. The platform provides educators the ability to tailor reading instruction based on student ability, as well as measure student reading growth through the use of Lexile measures... Read More »

SunGard Provides Formative Assessment Support for PerformancePLUS

SunGard K-12 Education has enhanced its PerformancePLUS curriculum and assessment management software with support for classroom formative assessments. Now using PerformancePLUS's AssessmentBUILDER, teachers can build, administer, and score these tools for assessing individual student needs and adapting instruction to help improve student achievement. Read More »

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Announce Venture Incubator for Students

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy announce the launch of a Venture Incubator where students will work alongside and under the guidance of seasoned entrepreneurs. The school, which has been recognized for its work in the entrepreneurial leadership space, announced in March that it had received a grant from the NASDAQ Education Foundation for its innovative academic programs. Read More »

PBS Learningmedia Digital Libary Passes 1 Million Mark

PBS LearningMedia announced that more than 1 million educators now have registered access to the award-winning digital learning service. PBS LearningMedia, a partnership of PBS and WGBH Educational Foundation, connects students and educators with more than 30,000 high-quality digital resources to bring lessons to life. Read More »

Conceptua Math Plays Key Role in District's Digital Learning Initiative

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan paid a special visit to a leading Conceptua Math implementation site today to recognize its leadership in digital learning. Duncan is at the Sunnyside Unified School District which uses Conceptua Math as its grade 3-5 core instructional program. Read More »

Stepinac Is First High School To Provide Complete Digital Library

Say goodbye to heavy backpacks. Stepinac High School introduces a new concept to its academic program this week as it rolls out a complete digital textbook library for its students. This program will eliminate the need for the traditionally heavy and expensive books that students use for their academic courses. Read More »

NY DOE Approves LevelSet from Achieve3000

The LevelSet® assessment from Achieve3000 is now listed by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) as an approved measure of student growth, clearing the way for New York City (NYC) schools to use the assessment as part of its teacher and principal evaluation process. Read More »

Lexia Reading's Strategies for Older Students Now Available for iPad

Lexia Learning's "Lexia Strategies for Older Students" for iPad®, available as part of the latest version of the Lexia Reading® App. The app provides multi-sensory learning for remedial students in grades 6 and above, helping them develop their foundational reading skills through an age-appropriate interface with a range of content that keeps older students engaged. Read More »

Providence Public Schools Selects Teachscape

Providence Public Schools, Rhode Island's largest school district, has selected Teachscape to improve teaching practice, to advance its teacher evaluation and professional development processes. Teachscape will help the district implement its evaluation system for 2,000 educators, Read More »