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ConnectHome To Expand to More Than 100 Communities

Beginning this summer, ConnectHome will expand to more than 100 communities, with the goal of connecting 350,000 people living in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)-assisted housing by 2020. EveryoneOn, the current nonprofit lead for HUD’s successful ConnectHome pilot which was created to bridge the digital divide in 28 pilot communities, will lead this expansion effort. Read More »

Apple Launches App Development Curriculum

Apple® today launched a new app development curriculum designed for students who want to pursue careers in the fast-growing app economy. The curriculum is available as a free download today from Apple's iBooks Store. App Development with Swift is a full-year course designed by Apple engineers and educators to teach students elements of app design using Swift™, Read More » and myON Announce PLC and myON today announced a combined effort to provide educators with robust professional learning opportunities to transform literacy for all pre-K-12 students. myON will sponsor the professional learning community "Building a Community of Readers" on as a forum for professional learning and collaboration focused on all aspects of literacy. Read More »

Learnosity Welcomes Desmos, TextHelp, and GeoGebra to Its Global Partner Network

Learnosity, a transformative edtech company specializing in assessment solutions, continues to unite the most innovative companies currently working in edtech, welcoming Desmos, Texthelp, and GeoGebra to its flagship Partner Network. Read More »

Schoology Offers Microsoft® Office 365 Integration

Schoology, the leader in learning management systems (LMS) for education, today announced major enhancements to its integration with Office 365. The updates will allow students and educators to more easily use Office 365 while working inside of Schoology to manage grades, assignments and student submissions. Read More »

TN Amends Legislation To Make Schools "Qualified Sites" for Medicaid

Effective April 17, 2017, the Tennessee General Assembly passed Senate Bill 195 to allow elementary and secondary schools to collect Medicaid reimbursement funds for telepractice services. This applies to online speech-language therapy, occupational therapy and behavioral and mental health services like those provided by PresenceLearning,,, Read More »

OverDrive Education Summer Read Program Expands

More than 13,500 schools have partnered with OverDrive Education for an annual summer reading program designed to encourage students to keep reading. To keep students engaged while on break, OverDrive Education has expanded the Summer Read program from 8 to 12 popular eBooks. Read More »

STEM Entrepreneurship

Who will invent our future? Entrepreneurs; specifically, STEM entrepreneurs. To prepare these K-12 teachers -- and their students -- a consortium composed of leading STEM advocates, educators, and service providers has developed a comprehensive program through which teachers can become certified in STEM entrepreneurship. Read More »

NY State BOCES Chooses New Interactive TouchIT Screens

Corning Painted Post is the latest school district in New York State to implement TouchIT Technologies interactive LED displays. After thorough testing and evaluation, the new TouchIT Technology “Y” series Interactive LED Display was selected as the preferred classroom A/V solution. Read More »

Blackboard Learn SaaS Now Certified for IMS LTI 2.0

Blackboard Inc. announced that its market-leading flagship learning management system (LMS), Blackboard Learn, is now certified for the IMS Global Learning Consortium's Learning Tools Interoperability® (LTI®) 2.0 standard. The new standard is now available for Blackboard Learn in the SaaS (Software as a Service) deployment as a technical preview for both the Original and Ultra Experiences. Read More »