Industry News

2/26/2014

2/26/2014
Child Trends conducted an extensive review of the research and evaluations underlying Integrated Student Support (ISS) approaches in K12 schools. ISS approaches promote academic success by securing and coordinating supports tailored to the specific needs of at-risk students.
2/26/2014
The new Apps For Education Platform from WillowTree Apps gives K12 districts the ability to develop and deploy customized mobile apps and HTML5 websites for their schools.

2/25/2014

2/25/2014
The National Association of Elementary School Principals and TeacherLists.com, the National School Supply Lists Directory, announced a multi-year partnership to provide NAESP members a free solution to make back-to-school easier, faster and smarter for their school communities.
2/25/2014
The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) today released a series of videos that spotlight key takeaways from the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Report > 2013 K-12 Edition and CoSN’s accompanying annual Horizon Report: K-12 Edition Toolkit.
2/25/2014
The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the film, book and study guide 12 Years a Slave to public high schools.

2/24/2014

2/24/2014
The new catalog offers more than 100 user-friendly courses developed by ASCD authors and experts available anytime, anywhere to educators, including 21 new PD Online courses.

2/21/2014

2/21/2014
The organization announced the new ASCD Professional Learning Services, enabling districts to receive greater customized professional development, available in on-site or blended solutions.
2/21/2014
Following a pilot program, Synergy Academies, a Los Angeles USD-affiliated urban charter, has continued to partner with PresenceLearning to expand the program to give online access to perform evaluations, manage student cases and conduct online therapy sessions.
2/21/2014
After the St. Mary Parish School System students using the Fast ForWord program achieved gains on the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) tests, the district began extending its use to all schools.

2/20/2014

2/20/2014
The developer is awarding the first of a year-long $250,000 grant program to Monroe Public Schools. Each month of 2014, Video Insight will award a school or college the equipment necessary to implement a video surveillance solution.
2/20/2014
The report captures data about the 2.4 million students whose learning disabilities have been formally identified and provides a lens through which to understand and address the needs of the additional 15% with unidentified, unaddressed issues.
2/20/2014
CaseNEX, LLC announced that the Colorado Board of Education voted to include PALS and PALS espanol's inclusion on the Reading to Ensure Academic Development.

2/19/2014

2/19/2014
The company awarded schools in four districts a total of $85,000 in grants in partnership with Project Lead The Way to support the implementation of STEM curricula for students.
2/19/2014
Hooda Math, a K12 provider of web-based math games, announced the release of more than 50 free games, from basic skill practice to brain-challenging escape games. Each game is non-Flash-based and compatible with any web-enabled mobile device.
2/19/2014
Two K12 tech and service providers, Blackboard and Pearson, announced a collaboration to improve the integration and flow of data between their complementary K12 solutions.

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