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TIME For Kids goes LIVE from Antarctica with

TIME For Kids and will be presenting a webinar, "TFK Live From Antarctica!," on Thursday, January 23rd at 1PM Eastern Time. In this webinar, TFK science writer David Bjerklie and photo editor and photographer Don Heiny will broadcast live from Antarctica to talk about their experience and the work being done on the icy continent by the National Science Foundation. Read More »

School in Session as Congressmen, House Staff Attend Digital Class on the Hill

The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training (NCTET) turned the House of Representatives' Education and the Workforce Committee Room into four digital classrooms on December 6 to demonstrate how education technology is transforming the way teachers' teach and students' learn. Read More »

McGraw-Hill Professional Teams with OverDrive

McGraw-Hill Professional and OverDrive announced that McGraw-Hill Professional's eBook catalog is now available for K-12 school libraries and public libraries worldwide. To celebrate this new offering, 2012 and 2013 McGraw-Hill eBook releases (more than 700 titles) will be offered at special bundled rates and packages for K-12 school and public library partners through the end of this year in OverDrive Marketplace. Read More »

New 2014 GED Website and Registration Launches

GED Testing Service announced today that registration and new cutting-edge resources to help prepare for the 2014 GED test are now available with the launch of the organization's new MyGED website. MyGED is a free site that will help adults register for, take and be better prepared for the GED test. Read More »

Discovery Education and Wilkes University Partner on Digital Classroom Endorsement

Discovery Education and Wilkes University have joined forces to launch a new 12-credit program designed to prepare educators to meet the challenges and opportunities of the ever-changing digital classroom. Called the EDGE Letter of Endorsement, this program provides another pathway to expertise in emerging technologies and allows participating teachers to stay on the cutting edge of digital technology and instruction. Read More »

Achieve3000 Provides Student Literacy Soluition to Teach for America

Achieve3000 today announced a new partnership with Teach For America. Achieve3000 will provide Teach For America corps members and their classrooms with free access to its award-winning web-based literacy solutions during their two-year teaching commitment. Read More »

Infosnap and Smart Tuition Announce Exclusive Partnership

infosnap and Smart Tuition announced a new partnership to offer an integration of the two companies' online enrollment and student billing solutions. This new functionality enables parents to complete the enrollment process for both companies' programs in one, convenient online space. Read More » To Provide Online Safety Curriculum to OH Schools

The Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Department of Education have partnered with to provide all Ohio public and chartered non-public districts with free access to EasyTech Online Safety curriculum during the 2013-14 school year. Now in its second year, this ongoing initiative helps educate students about appropriate online behavior and meets the national E-Rate requirements for student Internet safety training. Read More »

MA, HI, TX and Others Partner with ConnectEDU

ConnectEDU, a technology company helping students make connections between education and career, is now working with numerous states on education initiatives spanning college and career planning, professional development, and statewide assessments. Read More »

Varsity Tutors Shows Increase in Number of Free Education Options

Varsity Tutors released an infographic analyzing the rise in online learning trends in response to the ongoing increase in tuition costs. Faced with the prospect of such a burden, more people are taking education into their own hands by seeking free alternatives online. Read More »