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Lightspeed Systems Launches All-New Community Site

Lightspeed Systems is excited to announce the launch of an all-new Community Site. In addition to providing customers and partners with updated product information, a new knowledgebase, software downloads, and more, the site will give educators and IT leaders multiple opportunities to connect and engage via blogs, discussions, and customer stories. Read More »

TX School Districts Use Dell Desktop Virtualization

Dell announced that San Felipe Del Rio Consolidated School District and Socorro Independent School District chose Dell desktop virtualization solutions to provide a reliable and cost-effective IT infrastructure that supports quality instruction and personalized learning. Read More »

Kajeet Scores 10 Additional Patents

Kajeet announced that the U.S. Trade and Patent Office issued 10 additional new patents to the company covering management of a communications device. This proprietary technology -- found in the Kajeet SmartSpot™ device -- allows school districts to provide safe mobile broadband to students outside the classroom while regulating how and when the mobile device is used and who pays for the service. Read More »

Pearson and Microsoft Announce Collaboration

Pearson announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to create new applications and advance a digital education model that prepares students to thrive in an increasingly personalized learning environment. The first collaboration between the two global companies will combine Pearson's Common Core System of Courses with the groundbreaking capabilities of the Windows 8 touchscreen environment. Read More »

Promethean To Provide Technology & PD to Over 10,000 Miami-Dade Classrooms

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has selected Promethean as the exclusive supplier of interactive boards for over 10,000 classrooms currently without interactive board capability. Additionally, Promethean will implement an 18-month professional development program designed to help Miami-Dade Public School educators unite their curricula and teaching styles with Promethean's solutions. Read More »

Charter School To Deploy Online Speech Therapy

To guarantee more consistent and effective speech-language therapy for its middle and high school students, Synergy Academies has partnered with PresenceLearning, the leader in online speech therapy and other special education-related services for K-12 students. Read More »

ENA, CoSN and eLearn Institute Unveil Resources To Prepare Districts for New Online Assessments

Education Networks of America (ENA), in collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and eLearn Institute, today released a rich suite of resources that outline key considerations and steps school districts should take to prepare for online assessments. Read More »

Quick Key Mobile™ Launches New Updates

Quick Key Mobile™ - the iOS app designed by educators, for educators - released new software and website updates, upholding their promise to teachers to keep them at the center of the design process. The new app update features a simple and easy to use tutorial to aid educators in grading papers quickly and efficiently. Read More »

N-trig’s DuoSense® Multi-Touch and Active Pen

N-trig®, provider of DuoSense® – the first integrated active pen and multi-touch technology, announced that Intel® Corporation has implemented the DuoSense controller chipset into its Intel® Education Tablet, a device for the education market. The Android tablet features N-trig’s thin active pen, specially designed to garage within the 10.1” screen system. Read More »

Discovery Education Adds Integrated Physics and Chemistry to Science Techbook for TX

Discovery Education announced that it has added a new Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC) course to the Discovery Education Science Techbook™ for Texas. Built from the ground-up and developed specifically for Texas school districts, the new IPC course is fully aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standards. Read More »