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E-rate Filing Window Opens for 2014

The Funding Year 2014 Form 471 filing window will officially open at noon EST on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, and will close at 11:59 pm EDT on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The filing window, during which schools and libraries can apply for E-rate funding, will be open for 77 days. Read More »

FL School Saves Thousands on Refurbished Apple Products

Today, students at one Florida school are using the highest quality technology tools on the market, and the administrators didn't have to break the bank. Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School purchased nearly 200 refurbished Apple devices, including MacBook Pros, iPads, and iMacs from Mac to School, K12's leading provider of refurbished Apple devices. Read More »

Protect Student Data on Lost & Stolen Android Devices

PREY, K12's partner in device security, announces a new level of information security with the addition of Device-Wipe for Android users - the ability to wipe all the data from missing or stolen devices. To date, millions of students, school & district personnel, and parents around the world rely on PREY anti-theft software to help them locate and recover a device that is lost and stolen. Read More »

OLPC Adds a New Dedicated XO-Learning App Store

Continuing its mission to put connected educational technology into the hands of children worldwide, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) announced today the release of its new XO-4 Touch touchscreen laptop running Android and the Dreams Store, a dedicated XO-Learning App Store that will launch with over 500 apps for OLPCs line of mobile learning devices. Read More »

CEPC Launches New Website for Digital Delivery Platform

Chicago Educational Publishing Company (CEPC) is excited to announce the launch of its new website, marking an important expansion of the Science Companion product line. With the flexible delivery options and customizable scope and sequence features of Prime, Science Companion is quickly expanding the reach and impact of its elementary inquiry science content to an even broader global audience. Read More »

Mackin Offers Free Ebook Bundles To New MackinVIA Users

Just in time for the new year, Mackin Educational Resources is giving MackinVIA users more to love: free eBook bundles. For customers who have not activated their free MackinVIA accounts, Mackin is extending a special offer. Simply activate a new free MackinVIA account and receive a free eBook bundle with more than 30 fiction and nonfiction titles for elementary, middle school, or high school levels. Read More »

New eBook Answers Educators' Questions about Online OT

PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students, created a new eBook, "Get a Grip on Online OT." The eBook answers common questions about online OT such as, "How do you do OT online?" and "What are the benefits to my students and school?" Read More »

SAFARI Montage Reaches 10,000+ Schools Nationwide

SAFARI Montage is now being used in over 10,000 public schools across the United States. The SAFARI Montage platform consists of a Video Streaming Library, Learning Object Repository, Digital Learning Platform and IPTV solution. Schools districts added SAFARI Montage to help their teachers and students implement digital instruction. Read More »

IBM and Gwinnett County Bring Personalized Learning to Life

IBM and Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) today announced a first-of-a-kind research and development relationship that leverages big data, deep analytics, and cognitive technologies to generate actionable insights for personalized education and learning pathways for students. Read More »

K12 Inc. Annual Survey Examines Keys to Successful Online and Blended Learning Implementations

According to an annual survey of district- and school-level leaders, announced today by K12 Inc., The three factors rated as most critical for success in implementing credit recovery, online courses and full-time online learning were: tracking student progress with reporting tools, offering rigorous and engaging curriculum, and having teachers available to intervene/assist struggling students. Read More »