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Lightspeed Systems Announces Filter Bypass Controls

Lightspeed Systems has introduced a crucial new feature to its school content filter to help protect students online. Filter Bypass Controls, now available in Lightspeed Systems Web Filter, gives school IT departments the power to ban and report on the use of web filtering bypass tools. Read More »

SchoolDude Debuts Education Operations Health Index

The Education Operations Health Index combines two decades of SchoolDude operations data and a 23-question survey addressing preventive and deferred maintenance, technology, energy, community use and safety. More than 200 education operations professionals at K-12 and private schools, four-year universities and two-year colleges answered the 2017 survey. Read More »

Vernier Partners with the Association for Multicultural Science Education

Vernier Software & Technology has partnered with the Association for Multicultural Science Education (AMSE), an affiliate association of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), to support AMSE as it discusses diversity and equity in science classrooms during NSTA's three regional conferences this fall. Read More »

NJ to Allow Reimbursement for Speech-Therapy Provided via Telehealth

New Jersey has decided to allow schools and districts across New Jersey to request Medicaid reimbursement for their use of online speech-language therapy services like those provided by PresenceLearning, the leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers. Read More »

PULSE Brings Robots to Life

Middle schoolers are getting more of what they want and need -- control -- thanks to the TETRIX® PULSE™ Robotics Controller. Pitsco Education created the controller with beginning programmers and the TETRIX PRIME robotics system primarily in mind. Read More » and Voyager Sopris Learning Launch PLC on Adaptive Literacy and Voyager Sopris Learning® announce a new, free professional learning community on edWeb, Adaptive Literacy Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning helps preK-12 educators meet and exceed their goals for student achievement, and provides support in the key areas of evidence-based instructional solutions, in-depth professional development, and use of cutting-edge technology to accelerate learning. Read More »

Lightspeed Systems Relay for Chrome

Hundreds of school districts around the world are starting the school year with Lightspeed Systems Relay for Chrome, a filtering and monitoring software solution that protects students wherever they take their devices. Lightspeed Systems released Relay in early 2017 to help customers confidently and safely roll out their Chromebook mobile-learning programs. Read More »

Lexia Learning Releases iPad App for Lexia RAPID Assessment

n order to increase the flexibility and efficiency with which districts and schools can administer adaptive reading assessment, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company, has made the Lexia RAPID Assessment™ literacy program available on iPad with the RAPID iOS app. The computer-adaptive screener and diagnostic tool for grades K-12 is now available on the App Store. Read More »

InFocus Introduces First Open Android Touch Display

InFocus Corporation launches the first Android-based, interactive touch display solution built for education. The 75-inch JTouch Plus INF7530eAG offers teachers and students an all-in-one teaching and collaboration solution running the Android operating system that supports whiteboarding, document viewing, web browsing, and wireless casting via built-in AirPlay functionality. Read More »

CDI Partners With EdTechTeam to Offer PD

CDI Computer Dealers announces a new partnership with EdTechTeam, a California-based company specializing in professional development for teachers. The partnership will provide teachers with access to professional development workshops focused on using Chromebooks in the classroom. Read More »