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Engrade Enables Districts To Integrate Performance Data

Engrade, the district-level platform that unifies data, curriculum and tools for teachers, students and parents, rolls out expanded capabilities now available to districts nationwide. New features include assessment authoring and delivery and student progress tracking across classroom, district and state measures, all accessible in one single-sign-on solution. Read More »

Conceptua Math To Provide Teach For America with Curriculum Tools

Conceptua Math announced today a new partnership with Teach For America to provide the organization's corps members with a Common Core-designed instructional curriculum for math classrooms in grades 3-5. The collaboration reflects a shared commitment to providing teachers effective classroom supports to understand and implement the Common Core. Read More »

Brownsville ISD Selects Tyler Technologies

Tyler Technologies, Inc. signed a contract with Brownsville Independent School District (ISD), Texas, for Tyler’s Versatrans® student transportation management software solution, part of Tyler’s integrated solutions for the K-12 school market. Brownsville ISD chose Tyler’s Versatrans solution because it’s a complete suite of integrated applications for managing school transportation. Read More »

EdCaliber's Common Core Building Blocks

EdCaliber released the EdCaliber Common Core Building Blocks™, a collection of fundamental curriculum components built around the CCSS. This suite of content, integrated into the EdCaliber Instructional Improvement System (IIS) via the new Standards Browser, provides school districts with a significant head start to developing and implementing robust, standards-based curriculum. Read More »

MetaMetrics Launches New Lexile "PowerV" Word Selector

MetaMetrics announced the launch of PowerV®, a new vocabulary tool on Lexile.com. PowerV provides level-appropriate vocabulary lists for over 50,000 books by identifying up to 10 challenging words in each book that are important for students to know. Read More »

Mission US "A Cheyenne Odyssey" Released

THIRTEEN announces the launch of "A Cheyenne Odyssey," the third interactive game in the Mission US series of captivating, digital role-playing games created to engage middle grade students in the exploration of U.S. history. "A Cheyenne Odyssey" supports the study of westward expansion in the middle grade American history curriculum. Read More »

New Release of MathCoach Interactive

EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, and CSL Associates, Inc., unveiled content and learning management updates to MathCoach® Interactive, an online math program designed to help students in grades K-5 master the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Read More »

Schools in Half the Nation Using observe4success

To date, nearly half of all states, 24 to be exact, have seen schools adopt the easy-to-use teacher observation and evaluation platform offered by observe4success. A young company by many standards, observe4success is entering its third full year in the K12 education marketplace with a reach that many "old" companies would like to have... Read More »

SETDA Releases Tools for Standards Alignment of Digital Resources

Today, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) released technical documentation to assist state and district education leaders, publishers, and educational software developers with ensuring high-quality alignment of digital K-12 education resources to academic content standards, such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Read More »

Study Proves ABC Music & Me Boosts Literacy Development

SEG Measurement conducted a national study of nearly 300 preschool children to test the ability of Kindermusik International's curriculum ABC Music & Me to affect students' literacy development. Results indicated that students in the treatment group showed a 32% higher gain in PALS scores over the control group, indicating greater gains in student's literacy as a result of the curriculum. Read More »