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Mac to School Offers Low Cost Common Core Ready MacBooks

As teachers and administrators gear up to adopt and implement the Common Core State Standards, it is critical for the technology in their classrooms to be up to par as well. To ease that financial burden and meet these tech requirements, Mac to School, K-12's leading provider of refurbished Apple technology, is taking care to ensure that all of its MacBooks are Common Core-ready for educators nationwide. Read More »

New Course From Scenario Learning

Scenario Learning announces a new SafeSchools Training® Active Shooter for Administrators course, written by Michael and Chris Dorn, the nation's leading school safety experts. Created for school and district administrators, the course outlines evidence-based methods to improve the odds of survival during an active shooter event. Read More »

Torsh Inc. and New Teacher Center Launch "Ask a Mentor"

Torsh Inc.and New Teacher Center (NTC) have launched a beta version of "Ask a Mentor" powered by Torsh (www.askamentor.org), a new mentoring service for teachers. This offering provides teachers with "just in time", on-demand access to expert mentors who will provide them with quality feedback and support along with suggestions for how to continually improve their practice. Read More »

U of C Certifies Apex Learning Courses for Freshman Admission

The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has certified thirty-two Apex Learning high school courses for freshman admission to the university system stating they fulfill the "a-g" subject requirements. Included are four science courses with wet labs for which Apex Learning is the only provider to have received UCOP certification: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Advanced Placement* Biology. Read More »

Lafayette Parish School System Selects BenchPrep

BenchPrep is pleased to announce that the Lafayette Parish School System (LPSS) has selected BenchPrep to provide digital courses for college readiness and ACT preparation for the 2014-2015 school year. The online program will launch in August of this year and will be offered to all high school juniors in the district. Read More »

Parent Survey Reveals Why K-12 Students Attend Online Schools Full Time

New survey results from Connections Academy reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent Satisfaction Survey, an annual third-party survey now in its twelfth year. Read More »

New iPad App from Scientific Learning Corp.

Scientific Learning Corp. announces the availability of the Fast ForWord® program on the iPad, the latest in a continued effort to provide preK-12 schools with options for treating the underlying cause of language and reading difficulties. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Professional Delivers Premier Content via Follett's Destiny Platform

McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, today announced a partnership with Follett to further expand availability of its eBook collection to K-12 school library customers globally. McGraw-Hill Professional's catalog is one of the premier eBook collections in the world for education, business, consumer, technical, and medical titles available on the market today. Read More »

Lerner Launches Audisee™ eBooks with Audio

Lerner Publishing Group announced the launch of Audisee™ eBooks with Audio from Lerner Digital™. Starting with 80 titles available across age levels, interests, and genres, Audisee™ eBooks with Audio feature fixed formatting with sentence highlighting and fluent, professional audio narration. Read More »

PresenceLearning Bridges Counseling Gap

More and more schools are realizing that effective teaching depends on a healthy climate in the classroom, and accordingly, are investing in counseling to help ensure that students are ready to learn while in school. Just like in-person counseling, online therapists work with students on how to cope with feelings, reduce stress, get along with their peers and boost academic performance. Read More »