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Boston Schools Chooses Tyler Incident Management

Tyler Technologies, Inc. signed a contract with Boston Public Schools for Tyler Incident Management, an application that integrates with Tyler's Versatrans® transportation software suite providing the district with a complete school transportation management solution and gives administrators flexible access to record and manage all incidents that occur at schools or on the buses. Read More »

Edcite Puts Teachers in Control of Common Core Practice

Edcite, a new startup providing teachers with online tools for Common Core assessment practice, today announced their public beta with built-in support for a growing number of official question types. Edcite lets a teacher select or create questions for online assignments, which may be given early and often as small formative assessments. Read More »

HMh's CogAT® Evolves To Meet the Needs of ELLs

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced enrichments to the Cognitive Abilities Test™ (CogAT®) that further support English Language Learners (ELL). These enhancements to CogAT Form 7 introduce new scoring and reporting options to make the test more accessible and to ensure equity for all test-takers. Read More »

ORIGO Stepping Stones Perfectly Aligned to the CCSS

Learning List, a K–12 instructional materials review service, has released independent alignment reports and reviews of ORIGO’s new mathematics curriculum, Stepping Stones for Grades K–5. The report confirms Stepping Stones is 100% aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Read More »

Kings Canyon USD Online School Registers Largest API Score Increase

Dunlap Leadership Academy (DLA), an accredited online charter school offered by Kings Canyon Unified School District, announced today its 2013 Academic Performance Index (API) scores were 792, up from 692 last year. The 123-point increase marks the largest increase recorded in Fresno County for the 2012-2013 school year. Read More »

NYC DOE Approves Triumph Learning's Kdg Program

Triumph Learning is proud to announce that its all-new Kidstart series is now listed by the New York City Department of Education. Deemed as containing high-quality content that meets the curriculum requirements of city schools, this resource may now be ordered across all five boroughs via the NYC DOE’s web site. Read More »

Pearson's WriteToLearn Adds Enhanced Features for ELLs

WriteToLearn now features a selection of enhanced essay writing prompts targeted specifically at schools' English Learners. These prompts provide students with feedback that focuses on the fundamentals of writing including language usage, sentence correctness, mechanics and ordering of ideas. Read More »

Shmoop Launches New Educational Video Platform

Shmoop, a digital curriculum and test prep company, has launched ShmoopTube, a brand-new, innovative portal for educational and hilarious videos. ShmoopTube improves upon and replaces the gone-but-not-forgotten Shmoopsterpiece Theater. Shmoop has created a one-of-a-kind video platform for its growing video content. Read More »

Skyward Helps Two FL Districts Operate with Increased Efficiency

Seminole County Public Schools and the Dixie School District located just west of Gainesville, have increased operational efficiency since implementing the Skyward Student Management Suite. Both districts benefit from the software's simplified administrative and reporting functions, and its ability to facilitate school-to-home communication and staff collaboration. Read More »

An Old Fashioned Approach For A High Tech Purpose

Tulsa Lighthouse Charter Academy has identified the need to further encourage staff growth and development. To help make this vision a reality, they have selected observe4success, an online teacher observation tool.With budgets tight, teachers and students alike will sell cookies to raise the money needed to cover the cost of the software. Read More »