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New Alliance Between SunGard K-12 Education and Parchment

SunGard K-12 Education, has selected Parchment as its premier provider for the transmission of electronic academic credentials, including transcripts. This new alliance will allow the almost 1,400 schools using SunGard K-12's eSchoolPLUS SIS to gain peace of mind as they help their students securely share key academic achievements with community colleges, four-year public and private colleges and universities, trade schools, and employers. Read More »

PresenceLearning Launches New Online Service Delivering Live Special Education Instruction

To truly help special education departments with staffing issues, PresenceLearning is now offering access to online special education teachers. PresenceLearning connects schools with fully credentialed, highly qualified special education teachers located remotely who can deliver special education instruction to students with mild, moderate and severe needs. Read More »

Pearson Launches DRA2+ App for iPad

Pearson brings the ease of the tablet-environment to literacy assessment with today's launch of the Developmental Reading Assessment, Second Edition PLUS (DRA2+) iPad App. Now available on the App Store, this new App guides teachers through the formative reading assessment as they observe, record and evaluate changes in reading performances of students in grades K-8. Read More »

Only 57% of Critical IT Infrastructure Issues Are Detected Before Business Impact

Continuity SoftwareTM, a provider of IT Operations Analytics for proactive outage prevention, today announced the results of the 2015 IT Operations Analytics Survey. Based on responses from over 200 IT professionals from various industries, the survey found that organizations large and small are struggling to meet their Key Performance Indicator (KPI) goals and prevent IT issues before they adversely impact the business. Read More »

Amazon Launches Whispercast 3.0

Amazon launched Whispercast 3.0, an update to its free, self-service platform for organizations to easily discover, procure, manage and distribute digital content to nearly any device. Since launch, Whispercast has been adopted by more than 130 of the 250 largest school districts in the U.S. including 24 of the 30 largest in the U.S. Read More »

Hatch Early Learning Offers PBS KIDS Apps on New iStartSmart Mobile Tablets

Hatch Inc. announced today that it will offer a few of PBS KIDS apps on all new Hatch iStartSmart® Mobile tablets, starting on April 27th, 2015. Providing content from PBS KIDS, the #1 educational media brand for children, is part of a continued effort by Hatch to improve Kindergarten readiness skills in preschool classrooms nationwide. Read More »

IMS Global Announces Initiative To Establish Digital Badges

IMS Global Learning Consortium, the global leader in education technology interoperability and impact, today announced the formation of the IMS Digital Credentialing Initiative. IMS Digital Credentialing aims to further the adoption, integration and transferability of digital credentials, including badges, within institutions, schools, and corporations. Read More »

ListenUp Audiobooks Teams with OverDrive

ListenUp Audiobooks announced that more than a dozen audiobook titles are now available to public libraries, schools, and institutions of higher education worldwide through OverDrive’s leading book lending platform. ListenUp’s catalog is a premier collection of audiobooks containing a wide variety of genres Read More »

Mimio Introduces Touch Enabled Interactive Projectors;

The enhanced MimioProjector 280 line can fit the needs of any classroom because it now offers educators three options: the conventional non-interactive 280 model, the pen-based interactive 280I model and the touch-enabled 280T model. With touch technology added to the MimioProjector line, schools can now offer students the technology they are so familiar with Read More »

Discovery and Intel Security Release New Cyberethics Module

Discovery Education and Intel Security have released an all-new digital safety module for students ages 8-11 focusing on Cyberethics as part of the Intel® Security Digital Safety Program, a three-year national education initiative designed to teach children to "Think Before You Link" and make safer decisions when using the Internet. Designed to be curriculum aligned, these modules inform students and their families about how to act responsibly online. Read More »