Integration empowers staff and students with automated user lifecycle management
OneLogin and PowerSchool Group LLC are partnering to help school districts simplify the onboarding and offboarding process through identity management automation of account management, user profiles and login security across systems.
Rating to help educators and families understand and activate engagement
Remind launched a new rating to help school stakeholders assess engagement across their organizations. Each school's Remind engagement rating is calculated from the reach, quality and cadence of communication within its community.
Department of Defense Education Activity selects special education service provider
The U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity awarded a contract to Catapult Learning to provide professional learning for special education teachers. The professional development will concentrate on the use of Dynamic Learning Maps Essential Elements standards for teaching students with significant cognitive disabilities.
Integration provides additional registration, e-commerce, management and reporting solutions
Genius SIS, Inc. is partnering with D2L Corporation to bring the management and reporting functionality provided by Genius’ student information system to clients currently using D2L’s Brightspace Brightspace learning management system.
Online school management system acquired by Edlio, LLC
Edlio, LLC. has acquired OSMS, which offers cloud-based solutions for receipting school funds from parents and students online or in person. A PCI Standard-certified solution, OSMS specializes in school activity, internal and associated student body funds.
Companies join forces in new partnership to support teachers
Charlotte Danielson, Teaching Channel and The Danielson Group have partnered to launch products and services to improve instructional practice for teachers. A series of online personalized learning plans, based on the new Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teaching Clusters, will be embedded in the Teaching Channel Plus platform.
Arkansas to provide virtual reality-based concussion education
The Arkansas Department of Education launched TeachAids' CrashCourse curriculum to public junior high and high schools statewide as a video education tool that highlights the signs and symptoms of concussions, as well as the long-term effects.
Colorado district launches SchoolFinder solution
Greeley-Evans School District 6, a district of over 23,000 students and 33 schools in Colorado, has expanded its partnership with SchoolMint and selected SchoolFinder to provide a one-stop information resource for families in the school search process.
Improving math outcomes for middle school students
The School District of Palm Beach County, UPD Consulting and Pearson K12 Learning are teaming up to create and implement customized professional development that will benefit the Florida district's middle school math teachers who are in their first four years of teaching.
Largest school district in Virginia chooses web-based writing curriculum
Fairfax County Public Schools has adopted the NoRedInk adaptive writing curriculum for use in its high schools beginning this fall. NoRedInk's learning engine adjusts to students' strengths and weaknesses, providing teachers actionable data and progress reports.
Online teaching assistants provide feedback on student writing
Two of The Graide Network’s newest customers, Fullerton School District in California and Richmond County Public Schools in Virginia, are using the service to provide more timely feedback on student writing benchmarks. The reports will also help administrators understand how students are going to perform on state assessments.
Professional learning partnership grant supports teacher training
Georgia State University’s College of Education & Human Development (CEHD), Clayton County Public Schools and Curriculum Associates are partnering to allow CEHD faculty and doctoral students to collaborate with master teachers and coaches to provide support to Clayton County middle school teachers implementing the math curriculum.
New dual-credit course options available for students
The Virtual High School (VHS) has partnered with Becker College in Massachusetts to offer college credit for specific VHS courses taught by VHS teachers under the supervision of Becker College. These five online classes are now eligible for transcripted college credits.