Industry News

2/13/2014

2/13/2014
Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management Fund Members now have no-cost access to the SafeSchools and SafeColleges Staff Training Systems and a suite of 11 online safety courses.
2/13/2014
DecisionEd has entered into an agreement with Community Unit School District 308 to deliver performance management solutions, implementing a data warehouse solution for data management, analytics and reports.

2/12/2014

2/12/2014
This year, the Google RISE (Roots in Science and Engineering) Awards, which provide funding to organizations around the world that engage girls and underrepresented students in extracurricular computer science programs, are providing $1.5 million to 42 organizations in 19 countries.
2/12/2014
Apex Learning, a blended and virtual learning solutions provider to U.S. schools, announced that the Center for Digital Education has named several Apex Learning clients among the top 40 innovators in education in its 2013 Yearbook.
2/12/2014
Fuel Education marked its debut in the education technology market with a major platform capability that enables teachers to customize courses and to track student progress at a granular level.
2/12/2014
Miami-Dade County Public Schools teamed up with Microsoft as part of the district’s 1-to-1 device initiative, which seeks to give students the technology they need to succeed in school and the workplace.
2/12/2014
Capital Region BOCES is seeking $3.4 million over four-and-a-half years from the U.S. Department of Labor to offer more science, technology, engineering and math programs for local students.

2/11/2014

2/11/2014
Take the Vision K-20 Survey to monitor your school or district’s progress toward digital education goals! All who take this survey are entered to win one of twenty $25 Amazon gift cards.

2/10/2014

2/10/2014
From alpine skiing to snowboarding the Sport Activity Packs comes with an overview and history of the sport, project-based lesson plans, and plenty of free resources to engage students.
2/10/2014
Version 4.0 offers users new features including a comprehensive mobile command center, social media integration and a weather tool for severe weather monitoring.
2/10/2014
Responsive Classroom professional development will also be provided at hundreds of on-site trainings in schools and districts across the country.
2/10/2014
Kids Read Now Executive Director Barbara Lurie will join the education field’s most energetic and innovative leaders from all backgrounds of the learning landscape to lead a panel discussion on the “summer reading slide” at SXSWedu Conference & Festival.

2/7/2014

2/7/2014
Founder Sumner Murphy identified the need for a better way for teachers to include appealing video in school lessons to increase engagement with students of all learning styles and add depth to learning.
2/7/2014
The key priority for ASCD and its members in 2014 is to promote multimetric accountability so that standardized test scores are not the sole measure of student achievement, educator effectiveness, or school quality.
2/7/2014
The educational entities implemented Tools4ever’s solutions to automate their account management procedures and to improve access and security of their internal solutions.

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