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Weekly NewsBrief 11/22/21 - 11/28/21

  Deaf high school football team nears undefeated season and moves toward championship – By DA Staff, District Administration A high school football team in Riverside, California, is pla...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/23/21 - 8/29/21

  Survey: Pandemic digital learning tools will impact curriculum for years to come – By Shawna De La Rosa, K-12 Dive The shift to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic i...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/16/21 - 8/22/21

  As quarantines send students home, what’s the plan to keep them learning? – By Kalyn Belsha and Matt Barnum, Chalkbeat It was only her son’s third day of kindergarten when Sabrina Pa...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/2/21 - 8/8/21

  Duval School Board approves mask requirement with opt-out clause – By Emily Bloch, Florida Times Union In a break from other Florida school districts, Duval County Public Schools will ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/12/21 - 6/18/21

  K-12 schools look to ‘fill the gap’ with incoming $2 billion COVID relief funds – By Caroline Beck, Alabama Daily News Alabama’s K-12 schools have about $2.02 billion coming in from ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/28/21 - 7/4/21

  Colorado schools are getting more money. Bigger changes could be on the way – By Erica Meltzer and Annie Fu, Chalkbeat When Colorado schools reopen in the fall, most of them will have ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/21/21 - 6/27/21

  Indianapolis Public Schools will publicly post federal relief-fund spending - By Aaricka Washington, Chalkbeat So that the public can see how Indianapolis Public Schools is using fede...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 6/14/21 - 6/20/21

  Despite skeptics, Cardona seeks 'sustained effort' in wake of ARP plans – By Naaz Modan, K-12 Dive The U.S. Department of Education  this week released state plans  to spend historic...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/7/21 - 6/13/21

  Ed Dept defines maintenance of equity requirement for ARP funds – By Naaz Modan, K-12 Dive The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday released  highly anticipated guidance  on mai...

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Weekly Newsbriefs 5/31/21 - 6/4/21

  Why having too many or too few special education students matters – By Kara Arundel, K-12 Dive The improper identification of special education students was a concern to Lauren Katzman...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/26/21 -5/30/21

  As US schools resume testing, large numbers are opting out – By Collin Binkley, AP News Standardized tests are returning to the nation’s schools this spring, but millions of students...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/17/21 - 5/23/21

  Chronic Absenteeism Is a Huge School Problem. Can Data Help? – By Carl Smith, Governing.com The  education losses  resulting from pandemic school closures and an unanticipated shift ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/10/21 - 5/16/21

  Education Department, FCC Team Up to Connect Students to Broadband – By Lauren Camera, US News With as many as 17 million students lacking an internet connection to log into classes or...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/3/21 - 5/9/21

  Over half of California public school students remain in distance learning – By Daniel J. Willis and John Fensterwald, EdSource Although 87% of California’s traditional public schools ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/26/21 - 5/2/21

  Here are 2 ideas for reopening, and a source for many more – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration Superintendents can find innovative ideas for reopening safely on a new, onlin...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/19/21 - 4/25/21

  ARP ESSER application template, rules released for states – By Charles Hendrix, District Administration The U.S. Education Department on Thursday released a  state application templa...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/12/21 - 4/18/21

  5 ideas for in-person early literacy interventions – By Cara Nissman, District Administration For many young students in the early stages of literacy, the interruption in learning br...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/5/21 - 4/11/21

  AASA report outlines path to systemic change in public education by 2025 – By Kara Arundel, Education Dive Schools and classrooms across the nation need to implement systemic changes t...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/29/21 - 4/2/21

  State officials release guide for schools on how to spend $7 billion pandemic relief funds – By Kevin Bessler, The Center Square Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois State Board of Ed...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/22/21 - 3/28/21

  Here’s a state-by-state breakdown of education stimulus funds – By Charles Hendrix, District Administration The U.S. Education Department will be making nearly $122 billion in ESSER fu...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/15/21 - 3/21/21

  $10 billion coming to states for COVID testing in schools, as feds push for reopening – By Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat School districts that were planning to spend some of their pandemic r...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/8/21 - 3/14/21

  Superintendents call for sustained funding as American Rescue Plan provides nearly $123B for K-12 – By Noaz Modan, K-12 Dive The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 , Congress' latest CO...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/1/21 - 3/7/21

  Inslee signs bill allowing COVID-19-related waivers of some graduation requirements – By Maya Leshikar, the Seattle Times Struggling Washington state high school seniors are getting a ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/22/21 - 2/28/21

  Why biliteracy programs are needed more than ever – By Sarah Webb and Sarah Tilton, District Administration When schools closed last spring, educators and policymakers worried about wh...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/15/21 - 2/21/21

  Alabama lawmaker proposes mandatory kindergarten – By Tricia Powell Crain, AL.com An Alabama lawmaker has filed a bill that could require all students to attend kindergarten as soon ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/8/21 - 2/15/21

  To test or not to test? Educators weigh the value of standardized testing during a pandemic – By Kelly Field, The Hechinger Report When schools in Columbus, Ohio, opened up classroom...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/1/21 - 2/7/21

  Attention to K-12 cybersecurity grows in nearly 100 bills introduced in 2020 By Roger Riddell , K-12 Dive A  new report from the Consortium for School Networking  analyzes trends in K-1...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/25/21 - 1/31/21

  The Digital Divide Has Narrowed, But 12 Million Students Are Still Disconnected – By Emily Tate, EdSurge When schools closed last March, roughly 16 million U.S. K-12 students lacked ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/18/21 - 1/24/21

  In inaugural address, Biden says it is possible to teach children ‘in safe schools’ – By Louis Freedberg, EdSource While President Joseph Biden spent most of his inaugural address plea...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/11/21 - 1/17/21

  Biden Proposes $175 Billion to Reopen Schools – By Lauren Camera, US News PRESIDENT-ELECT JOE  Biden is pitching a $175 billion plan to get children back into K-12 classrooms and bols...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/4/21 - 1/10/21

  More Evidence Suggests In-Person School is Safe, as Long as Virus Is Controlled – By Lauren Camera, US News and World Report REOPENING SCHOOLS FOR in-person learning did not result in ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/28/20 - 1/3/21

  Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on Signing of COVID Relief Package – US Department of Education U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement on the sig...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/14/20 - 12/20/20

  Connecticut Gives Every Student a Computer and Home Internet to Close the Digital Divide – by Stephen NooNoo, EdSurge Even before the pandemic, more than 25 million Americans  lacked a...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/7/20 - 12/13/20

  ‘There has been a learning loss’: NYC Education Department launches plan to address ‘COVID achievement gap’ – By Michael Elsen Rooney, NY Daily News The city Education Department is la...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/30/20 - 12/6/20

  ‘Stretched thin’: Superintendent survey highlights concerns with teacher burnout, learning loss – By Erica Metzler, Chalkbeat Young students are struggling to learn to read, and teache...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/23/20 - 11/29/20

  New Indiana law puts pressure on high schools to reduce home-school withdrawals – By Dylan Peers McCoy, Chalkbeat One in five Indiana high schools are facing scrutiny that could lead t...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/16/20 - 11/22/20

  Millions of Students Have Limited Contact With Teachers – By Kaia Hubbard, US News and World Report According to a  report  by USAFacts, about 65% of households with children used onli...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/9/20 - 11/15/20

  PROOF POINTS: What happens when private student information leaks – By Jill Barshay, the Hechinger Report How vulnerable is student data at U.S. public schools? That’s a critical quest...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/2/20 - 11/8/20

  Washington is buying $24M worth of computer technology for students – By Dahlia Bazzaz, The Seattle Times Washington state will use $24 million from its share of the federal CARES Ac...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/26/20 - 11/1/20

  NYC schools will offer flexibility on grades. Are the changes here to stay? - By Reema Amin and Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York City officials said Monday that schools cannot giv...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/19/20 - 10/25/20

  Idaho families can get thousands to help with education costs – By Eric Grossarth, East Idaho News Idaho families can receive up to $3,500 to purchase or receive reimbursement for educ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/12/20 - 10/18/20

  Up to 1 million California students may still lack connectivity during distance learning – By Sydney Johnson, EdSource Nearly two months into the school year, hundreds of thousands o...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/5/20 - 10/11/20

  Million Girls Moonshot aims to bring 1M girls into school STEM programs – By Shawna De La Rosa – Education Dive As schools continue working to better engage girls in science, technol...

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Weekly NewsBrief 9/21/20 - 9/27/20

  Thousands of students are missing from Chicago’s virtual classrooms. Here’s the plan to find them – By Yana Kunichoff, Chalkbeat Chicago Chicago Public Schools said that 49,000 student...

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Weekly NewsBrief 9/14/20 - 9/20/20

  How governors are spending CARES Act education funds – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration Many governors have prioritized strengthening online and remote learning in their stat...

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Weekly NewsBrief 9/7/20 - 9/13/20

  Gov. Jared Polis launches $32.7 million fund to incubate ideas to improve student learning during the pandemic – By Jason Gonzales, Chalkbeat Colorado To continue the battle against fa...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/31/20 - 9/6/20

  Connecticut schools to get additional $160M in state funds – By Krista Birkeland, District Administration As schools across the nation begin to open for the 2020-21 academic year, on...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/24/20 - 8/30/20

  State Supreme Court orders Newsom to respond to Orange County Board of Education petition to reopen schools – By Sara Cardine, LA Times The Orange County Board of Education’s legal bat...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/17/20 - 8/23/20

  As school starts, California districts try to improve virtual special education – By Carolyn Jones, EdSource As schools in California begin re-opening virtually, state education offici...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/10/20 - 8/16/20

  NC Gov. Cooper directs $95.6M to help support K-12, postsecondary students impacted by COVID-19 – By WSPA.com North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday directed $95.6 million in ne...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/3/30 - 8/9/20

  Tennessee officials offer $100K teacher program grants – From the Associated Press Tennessee education officials are offering 20 grants of $100,000 apiece to form or expand programs ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 7/27/20 - 8/2/20

  What remote learning will look like this fall for Massachusetts students as state reveals new guidelines – By Michelle Williams, MassLive Remote learning for school-aged children thi...

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Weekly NewsBrief 7/20/20 - 7/26/20

  Georgia DOE will help more than 12 million students with distance learning – By Stephanie Toone, Atlanta Journal Constitution More than 12 million students in grades Kindergarten throu...

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Weekly NewsBrief 7/13/20 - 7/19/20

  After last-minute change, D.C. says it wants students back but will wait and watch virus – By Perry Stein, The Washington Post All week, parents and teachers in the nation’s capital ex...

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Weekly NewsBrief 7/6/20 - 7/12/20

  New Jersey offers ‘bridge’ year for high school students to make up for class time lost in coronavirus pandemic – By Melanie Burney, The Philadelphia Inquirer A new “bridge year” pilot...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/29/20 - 7/4/20

Over 300 admissions deans pledge not to disadvantage students impacted by the coronavirus – By Natalie Schwartz, Education Dive More than 300 college admission leaders have signed  onto a ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/22/20 - 6/28/20

  Illinois releases guidelines to reopen schools in the fall – By Samantha Smylie, Chalkbeat Illinois schools will need to check temperatures and screen for symptoms of illness, practice...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/15/20 - 6/21/20

  Indiana’s K-12 schools won’t face state funding cuts, Holcomb says – By Emma Kate Fittes, Chalkbeat Indiana school districts will not face state funding cuts next school year, Gov. Eri...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/8/20 - 6/14/20

  Gov. Newsom won’t bend on directing billions to low-income students’ learning loss – By John Fensterwald, EdSource Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he would not compromise with the Legi...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/1/20 - 6/7/20

  Illinois green-lights in-person summer school – By Mila Koumpilova, Chalkbeat The state of Illinois will allow school districts to host in-person summer school, with some restrictions ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/25/20 - 5/31/20

  California needs $500 million to buy enough computers, internet connections for all students – By Diana Lambert, EdSource California needs at least $500 million to address the immedi...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/18/20 - 5/24/20

  How This Education Research Publisher Transformed Itself In The Wake Of The Pandemic – By Robyn D. Shulman, Forbes Last year, I wrote about LeiLani Cauthen, CEO of the Learning Couns...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/11/20 - 5/17/20

  Pa. schools expected to reopen in fall in some form, state education secretary says – By Andrew Goldstein, Pittsburg Post-Gazette State Education Secretary Pedro A. Rivera said Monda...

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Weekly NewsBrief 5/4/20 - 5/10/20

  Senate passes $1.25 billion bond issue for schools – By Todd Stacy, Alabama Daily News The Alabama State Senate on Monday passed legislation to authorize an $1.25 billion bond issue ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/27/20 - 5/3/20

  New York City schools change traditional grading system in response to Covid-19 – By Alec Snyder, CNN New York City officials unveiled a new grading policy for students across its pu...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/20/20-4/26/20

 Pandemic response: State Board of Education to consider stop-gap measure for new teachers unable to complete final certification requirements – By Andrea Eger, Tulsa World Pandemic-relate...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/13/20-4/19/20

As summer nears, school districts begin 'scenario planning' – By Linda Jacobson, Education Dive Saturday “academies” and extending the current school year are among the possible ways sta...

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Weekly NewsBrief 4/6/20-4/12/20

4 In 10 U.S. Teens Say They Haven't Done Online Learning Since Schools Closed – By Anya Kamenetz, NPR With most schools closed nationwide because of the coronavirus pandemic, a national po...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/30/20-4/5/20

  California school unions, district leaders pledge to cooperate on coronavirus challenges – By John Fensterwald, Edsource At Gov. Gavin Newsom’s urging, school labor and management grou...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/23/20-3/29/20

  Governor Cooper directs funding to schools to teach, feed students during COVID-19 – By Dalisa Robies, WNCT Governor Cooper directed $50 million in school funding flexibility to help...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/16/20-3/22/20

  Expect California schools to remain closed until summer, governor says – By John Fensterwald, EdSource California also to seek federal waiver from state standardized testing this year...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/9/20-3/15/20

  House coronavirus response act passes with school meal assistance proposals – By Naaz Modan, Education Dive After discussion among lawmakers, all three pieces of legislation for meal a...

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Weekly NewsBrief 3/2/2020-3/8/2020

  California’s largest district rolls out seal of approval for STEM schools – By Sydney Johnson, EdSource As California leaders push for more math and science education through new K-1...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/27/20-3/1/20

  Lawsuit settlement results in $50 million for reading programs in California schools – By Carolyn Jones, EdSource Seventy-five California elementary schools where students have the l...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/10/20-2/16/20

  Florida Department of Education formally adopts B.E.S.T. Standards – from WTXL.com The Florida Department of Education has formally adopted B.E.S.T. Standards and plans to replace Co...

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Weekly NewsBrief 2/3/20-2/9/20

  In a stark reversal, Indiana lawmakers may decouple teacher evaluations from test scores – By Emma Cate Fittes, Chalkbeat Indiana lawmakers may soon stop requiring students’ test sco...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/27/20-2/1/20

  Walton Family Foundation expected to invest $200M in charters by mid-2020 – By Naaz Moden, Education Dive According to a recent report by the  National Center for Education Statistics ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/20/20-1/26/20

  Want better attendance? Look at principal quality – By Linda Jacobson, Education Dive Principals have just as much impact on student attendance as they do student achievement — espec...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/12/20-1/19/20

  California governor proposes nearly $1 billion to tackle teacher preparation, shortages – By John Fensterwald, EdSource Anticipating nearly $4 billion more in revenue for K-12 school...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/6/20-1/12/20

  California’s effort to turn school staff into teachers starts to pay off – By Diana Lambert, Edsource A state program that recruits classroom aides, food service workers and bus driv...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/30/19-1/6/20

  What K–12 School Districts Need to Know About DRaaS – By Marquita Brown, EdTech Magazine There are countless potential threats to the volumes of data K–12 school districts collect: A...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/16/19-12/22/19

  Northam proposes $1.2B investment in K-12 education – By Sydney Lake, Virginia Business Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed budget includes a $1.2 billion investment in K-12 education, he an...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/9/19-12/15/19

  State: Newark is on track to regain full control of its schools in 2020 – By Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat Newark is poised to regain full control of its schools early next year, formally ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 12/2/19-12/8/19

  Pointillism in 1st Grade? Teachers Use Unfamiliar Lessons to Mine for Giftedness – By Sarah D. Sparks, Education Week To find talented children who historically have been overlooked ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/25-12/1

  Up to 3.6 million students should be labeled gifted, but aren’t – By Danielle Dreilinger, The Hechinger Report As many as 3.6 million gifted children are being overlooked in school —...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/18-11/24

  DeSantis’ proposed teacher bonus program pays more to those in struggling schools – By Colleen Wright and Jeffery Solochek, The Miami Herald Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday announced...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/11-11/17

  Kansas board of education poised to consider anti-vaping policy, statutes – By Tim Carpenter, The Topeka Capital Journal The Kansas State Board of Education welcomed a series of recomm...

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Weekly NewsBrief 11/4-11/10

  State to take over Houston ISD by replacing school board and superintendent – By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune In a move that is unprecedented in scope, Texas state officials announc...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/28-11/3

  Proposal offers high school diploma with associate degree – from the Associated Press An education plan under development in West Virginia aims to have some students graduate with simu...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/21-10/27

  Colorado students, companies say apprenticeships are a win-win – By Nicole Brady, thedenverchannel.com Apprenticeships offer alternative to college debt High school graduate Riley Be...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/14-10/20

  Human interaction, SEL in curriculum key to curbing cyberbullying – By Lauren Barack, Education Dive Mandy Manning has walked the halls of many schools in the year since she was name...

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Weekly NewsBrief 10/7-10/13

  Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Initiative to Support Opening and Expanding Charter Schools in Opportunity Zones – From the Department of Education U.S. Secretary of E...

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Weeekly NewsBrief 9/30-10/6

  Secretary DeVos Announces New Grant Awards that Encourage Grantees to Rethink Education – From the U.S. Department of Education U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 9/23-9/29

City schools are getting safer: report – By Meaghan McGoldrick, Brooklyn Daily Eagle New York City schools are the safest they’ve been in years, according to data released Tuesday in the...

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Week NewsBrief 9/16-9/22

  Tennessee graduation rate hits all-time high in the 2018-19 school year – By Jason Gonzales, Nashville Tennessean Tennessee inched closer to a 90% high school graduation in the 2018-...

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Weekly NewsBrief 9/9-9/15

  California students could soon get a Seal of STEM on their diplomas – By Sydney Johnson, EdSource California high school graduates may soon be able to show off their academic success i...

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Weekly NewsBrief 9/2-9/8

  Ransomware 'halts everything' in Connecticut school district – By Colin Wood, EdScoop Administrators at Wolcott Public Schools, a K-12 district of five schools in Western Connecticut, ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/26-9/1

  A battle over California charter schools ends — for now — with a deal in Sacramento – By Taryn Luna, The Los Angeles Times Warring factions of California’s K-12 education system have r...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/18-8/25

  HIgh school students earning college credit up 51 percent – Bu Will Sentel, The Louisiana Advocate More than 8,000 high school students in the past school year earned college credit ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/12-8/18

  More states are making it easier for schools to innovate – By Natalie Gross, Education Dive Innovation programs in 24 states are making it easier for traditional public schools and d...

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Weekly NewsBrief 8/5-8/11

  New statewide K-12 computer science program among first in the U.S. – By Art Raymond, The Desert News State officials approved a master plan Thursday that marks the beginning of an eff...

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Weekly NewsBrief 7/29-8/4

  DeVos Wants to Prioritize Education Funding for Opportunity Zones – By Lauren Camera, US News and World Report SECRETARY OF EDUCATION  Betsy DeVos wants to prioritize federal educat...

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Weekly NewsBrief 7/8-7/14

  Middle schools beefing up career and technical ed labs – By Shawna De La Rosa, Education Dive In an effort to expose students to more career and technical education opportunities, mo...

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Weekly NewsBrief 6/9-6/15

  $11.5B Texas school finance bill signed into law – By Julie Chang, the Statesman Marquee legislation that will deliver $5 billion in property tax relief and pump an additional $6.5 b...

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Weekly News Brief 11/4-11/10 $3.5 billion bond request approved for San Diego schools | School chief's plan would divide L.A. school district

  $3.5 billion bond request approved for San Diego schools – By Mike Kennedy, American School and University Magazine Voters in the San Diego Unified School District  have given their st...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 9/26/22 - 10/2/22

  Gov. Phil Murphy vetoes bill eliminating ‘unnecessary’ teaching certification – By Tennyson Donyea, WHYY New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy vetoed a bill on Thursday that would have elimina...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 9/19/22 - 9/25/22

  Kansas pitches plan offering 9 hours of college courses to ‘under-resourced’ high school students – By Tim Carpenter, Kansas Reflector Kansas Board of Education member Betty Arnold b...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 8/29/22 - 9/4/22

  Dual-immersion programs show promise in fighting enrollment declines – By Zaidee Stavely, EdSource When 6-year-old Mia Truong started reading and writing in Vietnamese in addition to...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 8/1/22 - 8/7/22

  Tutoring is tops for academic recovery. Can schools make it work? – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration Finding enough tutors is the biggest challenge schools face in helping s...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 7/11/22 - 7/17/22

  California COVID guidance for 2022-23 stresses keeping schools open – From K-12 Dive Staff Reports As district leaders prepare for a fourth pandemic school year, the California Departm...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 5/30/22 - 6/5/22

  Colorado Gov. Polis signs school finance act, other funding measures – By Erica Meltzer, Chalkbeat Per-pupil spending will increase 6% from this year, special education funding will ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 3/7/22 - 3/13/22

  Why 2 districts say moving to equitable grading gives students more hope – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration A shift to a more equitable grading in Nothern California is reduc...

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NewsBrief 1/17/22 - 1/23/22

  States easing substitute teaching requirements to soften shortage impacts – By Anna Merod, K-12 Dive The 5,600-student Ridley School District in Folsom, Pennsylvania, is not immune to ...

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Weekly NewsBrief 1/10/22 - 1/16/22

  From Mask Mandates to Omicron, Ed Secretary Cardona Finishes a ‘Very, Very Difficult’ First Year – By Linda Jacobson, The 74 When Education Secretary Miguel Cardona toured South Bend, ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 12/27/21 - 1/2/22

  School stability is a top priority as principals face an uncertain new year – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration As principals look ahead to 2022 through the persistent uncerta...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 11/21/22 - 11/27/22

Superintendents say pandemic's educational impact goes deeper than realized – By Katie Lannan, GBH News State and local education officials said Tuesday that schools face a twin c...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 12/12/22 - 12/18/22

State expects to disperse $50 million Empowering Parents grants by mid-January – By Darren Svan, ID ED News Within the next 30 days, the State Board of Education expects to completely ...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 12/19/22 - 12/25/22

Rural teacher incentive program receives 764 applications – By Darren Svan, ID ED News In its first year, Idaho’s new rural teacher incentive program has several hundred more applicant...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 12/26/22 - 1/1/23

USPTO launches free K-12 invention education platform – By Laura Ascione, eSchool News The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced the launch of the free inve...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/2/23 - 1/8/23

Kansas public universities finalizing plan in response to shortage of K-12 teachers – By Tim Carpenter, The Wichita Eagle Education deans at public universities in Kansas working on so...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/9/23 - 1/15/23

1 in 4 schools suffered cyberattacks last year as teachers bemoan lack of training – By Matt Zalaznick, District Administration Cybersecurity training for teachers appears to be laggin...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/16/23 - 1/22/23

Clean air in schools could become New Mexico law – By Austin Fisher, SourceNM Even though New Mexico requires public schools to upgrade their heating and air conditioning systems to cl...

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Weekly NewsBriefs 1/23/23 - 1/30/23

Secretary Cardona Announces the U.S. Department of Education’s “Raise the Bar: Lead the World” Initiative – By press Office, US Department of Education In a major address, U.S. Secreta...

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Finally, Education News at Scale

MindRocket Media Group Launches Television Program Focused on American Education

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New $1.5-Million Innovation Fund Supports Video Coaching and Video Observation Initiatives

Fund to support school districts with implementing the award-winning Edthena platform for up to three academic years

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The 2021 National Literacy Summit Presents a Distinguished Lineup of Experts Addressing What’s Next for Literacy Instruction

For the third consecutive year, the 2021 National Literacy Summit will take place virtually Tuesday, November 9, 8:30 am until 7 pm. Presented by Achieve3000 and Successful Practices Network, th...

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Engaging New Virtual Field Trips from Discovery Education and Partners Welcome Students and Teachers Back to School

  To welcome K-12 students and teachers back to school, Discovery Education—the worldwide EdTech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—a...

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Illinois’ Decatur Public Schools Selects 7 Mindsets for Districtwide Implementation

  Decatur Public Schools in Decatur, Ill., has selected 7 Mindsets, the leader in online social emotional learning (SEL) solutions, to support the emotional wellbeing of its students and teach...

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Francisco Partners Acquires Follett School Solutions

  Follett Corporation  today announced the sale of Follett School Solutions (FSS), the company’s K-12 software and content division, to  Francisco Partners , a leading technology-focused glob...

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OverDrive Education Donates Juvenile & Young Adult Titles to Schools Worldwide

Over 280 high-interest, always-available titles from Sourcebooks, Abrams, Lerner and more in updated Sora Starter collection

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Swing Education Launches Bonus Plan to Support and Incentivize Substitute Teachers

Substitutes can receive a bonus up to $1,000 during the 2021-2022 school year

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Big Picture Learning and American Student Assistance Partner to Provide Internship Opportunities

  Big Picture Learning (BPL) is partnering with American Student Assistance® (ASA), a national nonprofit that helps to foster students' understanding of postsecondary education and career path...

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McGraw Hill to acquire EdTech Pioneer Achieve3000

     Acquisition Complements McGraw Hill’s Core PreK-12 Offerings and Accelerates the Company’s Digital Transformation McGraw Hill announced today that it has entered into a definitive ...

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Education.com Debuts Middle School Math and English Language Arts Resources

Hundreds of new worksheets, games and lesson plans help 6-8th grade students master essential skills

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KSDE and Illuminate Education Partner to Expand Statewide MTSS Initiative

Multi-year agreement makes FastBridge universal screening and progress monitoring tools available to all Kansas districts at half cost, advancing the state’s effort to support all students

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STUDY: Demand for Real-Time, Interactive Digital Video & Audio Has Exploded in 2021

New analysis is from Agora, who powers 50 billion minutes of video and audio engagements each month for the world’s top apps

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Leading Researcher Partnered with CoderZ to Write a White Paper on Fostering and Assessing Students Creativity and Collaboration Skills

  Dr. Yigal Rosen (Harvard University),  co-authored CoderZ’s new white paper, which puts forth comprehensive framework for fostering and assessing creativity and collaboration through CoderZ ...

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With American Rescue Plan Funding, New First Book Study Reveals That 97 Percent of Educators Want Input on Funding Allocation, 75 Percent Have Not Had the Opportunity

Report Discloses Educators' Out-of-Pocket Spending in 2020 and their Priorities for American Rescue Plan Funding

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Minnesota’s Bloomington Public Schools Set to Open School Year with New Digital Resources Supporting Science Education from Discovery Education

Minnesota’s Bloomington Public Schools  (BPS) today announced a new collaboration with  Discovery Education  supporting science education in elementary and middle school classrooms across the d...

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After Successful Pilot, Schools Adopt EarlyBird Game-Based Screener to Identify Children at Risk for Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties

After participating in a pilot trial of the new EarlyBird game-based early literacy assessment, schools and districts across the United States have chosen to adopt EarlyBird for the 2021-22 scho...

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Gale Helps Manassas City Public Schools Provide Mental Health and Wellness Resources to Students

District Expands Social Emotional Learning Program with New Digital Resources to Support Student Well-Being

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Alma Announces System Upgrades to its Student Information System

Alma offers a Spanish version of its parent and student portals and adds new features to make it easier for districts to onboard schools and use third party apps

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GG4L Announces School Passport® 2.0

School Passport is a Safe School iPaaS with PII Shield and School AppStore

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Georgia’s Toombs County Schools Launches New Partnership Bringing Award-Winning Digital Resource from Discovery Education to All Students

  Georgia’s  Toombs County Schools  (TCS) today launched a new partnership with  Discovery Education  providing district teachers and students in all grades K-12 access to an award-winning dig...

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National Report Reveals Students Are Behind in Reading and Math

How Kids Are Performing report shows that achievement gaps widened between fall and spring—and offers vital resources to help accelerate learning

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Business Icon John Pepper and Browns GM Andrew Berry Join Alliance for Decision Education Board

Each seeks to amplify call for decision-making skills to be taught in schools

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Mississippi Department of Education Approves Curriculum Associates’ Programs as Evidence-Based Academic Interventions

The i-Ready®, Ready®, Phonics for Reading™, and Teacher Toolbox programs can be used by schools across the state to support the academic needs of Tier II and Tier III students

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The University of Saint Francis and BloomBoard Announce New Partnership to Address Pandemic Recovery while Offering Teachers Graduate-level Credit via Micro-Credentials

Micro-credential-based graduate courses from the University of St. Francis and BloomBoard allow local schools to leverage federal relief funds to build teacher skills for COVID recovery

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EdisonLearning and the Learning Counsel to Prepare School Leaders for the Re-imagination of Digital Learning in the Wake of Covid-19

               The 2021 EduJedi Seminars for K-12 will Equip School Administrators with Technology Skills & Knowledge to Address Challenges Facing American Education   FORT LAUD...

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CoderZ Recognized by SIIA as Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution

  The computer science program CoderZ was named winner in the Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution of 2021 as part of the annual SIIA CODiE Awards. The prestigious CODiE Awards reco...

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PresenceLearning Becomes New Corporate Partner of ASHA

PresenceLearning Platform Will Expand Teletherapy Options for SLPs

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Poll Finds High Level of Dissatisfaction with Many LMS Platforms in K–12 Education

Edsby ®, a multi award-winning, next generation K– 12 learning management system (LMS), released  results  of a new, recent “Grade Your LMS” poll. The research effort sought to better understan...

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Renaissance Celebrates Coming Together for Back-to-School

With weekly $500 gift card educator giveaways, fun and exciting classroom resources, and compelling student engagement kits, Renaissance is providing the most comprehensive resources to accelerate learning to date.

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Gale Partners with ASECS to Provide its North American Members Access to Eighteenth-Century Collections Online

New Partnership Gives ASECS Members Access to the World's Largest Collection on the Eighteenth-Century, Advancing Research and Instruction of the Period.

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Study Shows Children Saw Improved Mental Well-Being Early on During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Conducted by nonprofit Let Grow and analyzed by Dr. Peter Gray, the study shows children benefitted from unstructured time during the initial lockdown last spring

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Rosetta Stone/Uber partner to provide language learning services

     Rosetta Stone  is partnering with Uber so that every driver and delivery person in nearly every country around the world has the opportunity to learn a new language—for free. Rosetta’...

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Yamaha Unified Communications Releases New E-Book on “Investing in Technology for the Classroom”

  The role of technology in education was becoming apparent even before terms like "COVID-19" and "social distancing" became a regular part of our vocabulary, and the pandemic added fuel to th...

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Association for Middle Level Education, American Student Assistance Launch Digital Playbook for Career Exploration in the Middle Grades

       The Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) and American Student Assistance (ASA) announced the launch of  Career Exploration in the Middle Grades: A Playbook for Educators ....

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Leading EdTech Learning Platform Launches Major Upgrades for Back-to-School

New Interactive Features, Greater Personalization, and More Culturally Relevant Content Power Achieve3000’s PreK-12 Fall Release

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New Features Added to Discovery Education’s K-12 Learning Platform Gives Teachers New Ways to Engage Students with Digital Content Everyday

  Discovery Education   announced new features and enhancements to its  award-winning K-12 learning platform . The latest Discovery Education platform combines dynamic new tools with the amaz...

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PBLWorks Announces its 2021 PBL Champions

District, school and individual champions are recognized for their commitment to high quality Project Based Learning

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Vernier Software & Technology Publishes New E-book to Support Middle School Students in Exploration of Climate and Weather

‘Climate and Meteorology Experiments’ features 11 Earth science investigations that engage students with data-collection technology and hands-on experimentation

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New Mexico Public Education Department Names Curriculum Associates to Its High-Quality Professional Learning Marketplace List for 2021

Educators to receive robust, high-quality professional learning during the implementation and ongoing use of i-Ready® Classroom Mathematics and Ready® Reading

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Galaxy Next Generation’s G2 Visual Alerts Wins New Product Award from Spaces4Learning

G2 Visual Alerts, an instant, takeover communications system, earned gold in the best K–12 “Emergency Communication” category

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PresenceLearning Wins Two Stevie® Awards in 2021 American Business Awards

Therapy Essentials honored as Gold and People’s Choice Stevie® Award winner for favorite solution serving students with special needs

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Homeschool Applications Double in California

The number of home school applications submitted to the California Department of Education (DOE) soared during the 2020-2021 school year, state data indicates.

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Arizona Department of Education Announces Partnership with Discovery Education to Bring Flexible Digital Resources to All Students

This press release was originally distributed by the Arizona Department of Education. You can find the Department’s online version here .    PHOENIX - The Arizona Department of Education (A...

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MobileMind Launches the Industry's First Crowd-Sourced Professional Learning Hub: MobileMind Community

MobileMind brings districts together to collaborate with the industry's first crowd-sourced professional learning hub

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One-time Emergency Connectivity Fund application window is open

Funds For Learning encourages schools and libraries to apply for the federal aid program designed to provide off-campus internet access

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Learning.com Introduces EasyCode Virtual Robotics Through Partnership with Robotify

New block-based computer programming offering unveiled at ISTE 2021

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Connecticut’s Bristol Public Schools Deepens Long-Term Partnership with Discovery Education to Enhance Civic Literacy

  Connecticut’s  Bristol Public Schools  (BPS)  announced it is deepening its long-term partnership with  Discovery Education , the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platf...

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ALAS Opens a Women Superintendents Policy Leadership Academy

Female superintendents can apply through July 31, 2021 for year-long program focused on developing leadership in policy and advocacy

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Flinn Scientific Updates Science2Go to Further Engage High School Students in Science Exploration

New videos, labs, assessments, and more to support biology, chemistry, environmental science, and physics teaching and learning

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Big Hearted Celebrities Paint Eco-Totes to Help Children from Kibera Slum Go to School

  Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Halle Berry, Lenny Kravitz, Zoe Kravitz, Paris Jackson, Usher, Lionel Richie, Eddie Murphy, Evan Ross, Maggie Q, Raquel Bitton, Chrome Hearts and more, come togethe...

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edmaven, A Networking Platform for Education Innovation, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

  The Center for Education Reform (CER), a foundation dedicated to expanding educational opportunities, together with partner Global Silicon Valley (GSV), a growth investment platform powering...

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting and Discovery Education Renew Long-Term Partnership Serving Educators and Students Statewide

Louisiana Public Broadcasting  (LPB) today announced the renewal of its long-term partnership with  Discovery Education , a leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and engaging...

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Moshi Offers U.S. Educators Free Social and Emotional Learning Tools to Support Students’ Return to the Classroom

Addresses Anticipated Post-Pandemic Mental and Emotional Health Needs of K-5 Students

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KidWind Awards Top Student Teams in 2021 National KidWind Challenge

Winners were best of 58 teams to prove their renewable energy skills

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Updated and Expanded Second Edition of Free-Range Kids Provides All-New Insights for Parents and Educators

Author Lenore Skenazy expands on Free-Range Kids and reflects on the impact of the movement over the past decade

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EarlyBird Education Introduces Game-Based Screener to Help Schools Identify Children at Risk for Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties — Even Before They Learn to Read

  Two-thirds of U.S. fourth graders are not reading at a proficient level, and reading difficulties are often identified too late for students to catch up with their peers, even with intervent...

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Epson Now Shipping Eight New PowerLite Laser Projectors Built to Captivate and Impress Audiences in Virtually any Environment

New Laser Projectors Deliver Ultra-Bright, Impactful Displays for Education, Signage, Corporate, and Entertainment

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Massachusetts Mayflower Academy Celebrates 2021 Graduates

     Massachusetts Mayflower Academy (MMA), a nonprofit full-time online private high school powered by VHS Learning, is honoring the Graduating Class of 2021, its fourth class of graduates...

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Florida Department of Education Approves Lexia Learning for ELA Intervention Courses

Rigorous review process confirms Lexia Core5 Reading and PowerUp Literacy programs are strongly aligned to Florida’s newest standards

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Vernier Software & Technology Enhances Physics App and Publishes New E-book to Engage Students in Video Analysis

Vernier Video Analysis® app and new e-book help students learn important physics concepts in both in-person and remote learning environments

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VHS Learning Announces 2021 College Scholarship

  Nonprofit VHS Learning today announced the winners of its 14th annual college scholarship program. In 2020, VHS Learning awarded a total of $5,000 in scholarships to 12 recipients. This year...

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Aperture Education Wins 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Award

Aperture Student Portal, which supports social and emotional learning in high school, is named “Best Competency-based Education Solution”

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Yamaha Announces Open House for Adecia

  Your opportunity to discover the benefits for classroom and hybrid learning. YOU'RE INVITED Yamaha is taking Adecia on the road, and we’ll be in a city near you soon! June 24th ...

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Hazel Health Partners with Community Health Alliance to Provide Telehealth Services to Nevada Students

Organizations join forces to ensure continuity of care for K–12 students and families

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Summer Learning Made Fun with No-Cost Family Resources from Discovery Education and Partners

  To accelerate student learning and ignite their natural curiosity, Discovery Education presents parents and guardians an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources for the summer. This selec...

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Expert Explores Cultural Factors Affecting Children’s Classroom Learning

                Since 1970, students from East Asia have outscored their U.S. counterparts on every international student comparative test. Every test over 50 years; no exceptions. “Why is...

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Former NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein Discusses Urgent need for School Choice in Matthew Taylor’s This Is New York

  Director Matthew Taylor’s  This Is New York  documentary features an examination into the shocking state of New York City’s public schools and the urgent demand for more choice in school...

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Osmo for Schools Supplies Cincinnati School District with Learning Systems for Pre-K to Grade 12 Specialized Learning Units

  Palo Alto-- Osmo for Schools announces that it has supplied the Cincinnati School District with various Osmo for Schools learning systems which will be implemented into 50 classrooms by...

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Four Creative Ways to Elevate In-Person Experiences with Digital Signage

Epson Laser Projection Solutions Help Businesses and Educators Make Customers and Students Feel Welcome and Safe

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SplashLearn Announces Winners of SpringBoard Math Challenge 2021

Mega success with participation from over 600K students

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Lightspeed Releases Research Review on Impact of Instructional Audio Systems

eBook provides overview of how student learning improves through clear, intelligible sound

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North Carolina State Board of Education Names i-Ready® as the Recommended Competency-Based Assessment for Summer Learning Programs

Award-winning Diagnostic, which is already widely used across the state, provides educators with actionable criterion-referenced and normative data to deliver impactful student instruction

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Seeking solutions for the post-COVID office space, ADECIA installed in executive meeting rooms

With the COVID-19 pandemic, clients seek to achieve the right balance of employee safety and security with communication – and this technology works equally well in both the boardroom and the classroom.

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Indiana’s Perry Township Announces New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting the Creation of Equitable Learning Experiences in Any Learning Environment

Indiana’s  Perry Township Schools  (PTS) today announced the finalization of a new partnership with  Discovery Education  supporting the creation of equitable learning experiences in any environ...

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Arizona Department of Education Partners with BloomBoard to offer Districts and Teachers Computer Science Endorsement via Micro-Credentials

Chandler Unified School District and others join this innovative movement to support teachers in career and salary advancement and fulfill computer science education needs for students K-12

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VHS Learning Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The nonprofit marks its quarter-century milestone collaborating with schools

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In an Extremely Challenging Year, Innovative STEM Educators Shine to Win 2021 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards

Each winning high school and college-level educator awarded cash and technology prizes valued at $5,500 for their creative use of data-collection technology

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Mississippi’s Vicksburg Warren School District and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership

  Mississippi’s Vicksburg Warren School District (VWSD) today launched a new multiyear partnership with Discovery Education that helps educators connect current classroom instruction to studen...

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SDI Publishes PPE for Schools Report to Assist Leaders Now and with Future Mitigation

The report highlights everything district leaders need to know about the personal protective equipment procurement process

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Epic Releases Report on Kids’ Pandemic Reading Habits and the Impact of Reading on Their Emotional Wellbeing

The Read All About It annual report from Epic, the award-winning digital reading platform for kids, shows reading time dramatically increased in 2020 and led to increased curiosity and happiness

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Mesa Public Schools and S.A.V.E. Consortium Name CoderZ as Approved Vendor

  CoderZ, creators of innovative educational solutions using virtual robotics to bring core subject areas like math and science to life through real-world applications, today announced that it...

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Jennifer Berry Joins PresenceLearning as its New Chief Operating Officer

Education industry veteran hired to scale the company as it expands to serve more special education students

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National Nonprofit Let Grow Launches Moral Courage ED as the No-Shaming Alternative to Mainstream Anti-racism Programs

Led by bestselling author and Oprah award-winner Irshad Manji, Moral Courage is a unique method for achieving diversity without division

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VHS Learning Opens Fall 2021 Registration

  Educators across the nation are deciding on the appropriate instructional approach to adopt for the fall 2021 semester. Those that opt for online or blended instruction, whether full-time or...

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Lexia Learning Wins Gold Stevie Award in 2021 American Business Awards

  Rosetta Stone® English from Lexia Learning, a Cambium Learning® Group company, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the ELL/World Language Acquisition Instructional Solution categ...

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First Lady Jill Biden Welcomes Students Across America to the Nation's Capital in Discovery Education's City of U.S. Virtual Field Trip to Washington, D.C.

  For many American elementary and middle school students, a field trip to Washington, D.C. is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that opens their eyes to an exciting world beyond their classroom...

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L-S Academy Picks Yamaha’s Video Sound Bar to Reach Students in New Dynamic Ways

Empowering Students in Special Education with Superior Audio and Video Collaboration Technology Teachers are driven to reach students in meaningful ways so they will prosper well into the fu...

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Senators Markey and Cassidy Propose Bipartisan Bill to Update Children's Online Privacy Rules

As children’s technology use skyrockets during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers call on Congress to act with urgency and update existing protections for kids and teens online

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FCC To Launch $7.17 Billion Connectivity Fund Program

New Program Provides Funding to Schools and Libraries Critical to Closing the Homework Gap

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Gale Integrates K-5 eBooks into Gale In Context: Elementary to Deliver a Better Learning Experience to Kids and Enhance Instruction

New Integration Provides Access to Gale K-5 eBook Content on One Platform, Increasing Engagement and Improving Learning Outcomes

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Aperture Education Acquires Ascend to Expand its Social and Emotional Learning Offering for High Schools

Aperture’s research-backed DESSA assessment integrates with Ascend’s goal-setting software to create a powerful, engaging new SEL tool for high school students

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Lexia Learning and Voyager Sopris Learning Recognize Structured Literacy Champions with ‘Dr. Louisa Moats Award’

Cullman City Primary School in Alabama Awarded Grand Prize Celebrating Schools and Districts Teaching Literacy Based on Science of Reading

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Virginia’s Chesapeake Public Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Inspire, Engage, and Empower the District’s 16,300 Elementary Students

  Virginia’s Chesapeake Public Schools  (CPS)  announced a new partnership with  Discovery Education  designed to inspire, engage and empower the district’s 16,300 K-5 students and improve ac...

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Edthena Names Winners of the 2021 Teacher Leader Impact Awards

Educators from across the country recognized for their measurable impact within the school community

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Discovery Education and Industry Leaders Launch Social-Emotional Learning Coalition to Address Critical Educator and Student Needs

  Discovery Education – the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms – today launched the new Social-Emo...

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Outschool secures $75M Series C to meet continued demand for online learning

As a part of the $75M Series C, Outschool will be dedicating 2% of stock for an educator fund

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Nominations Now Open for the 2021 Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame

Swing Education to recognize three exemplary educators for their notable contributions to education and the community during this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week

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KidWind to Host Virtual 2021 REcharge Academy

Educators can now register for summer PD to learn about engaging wind and renewable energy lessons and activities for K-12 students

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Osmo For Schools Celebrates Five Years and Upgrades to Plastic Manipulatives in School Bundles for Classroom Hygiene & Safety

Osmo Projector App for Teachers Reaches 100,000 Downloads

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South Dakota’s Pierre School District Selects Discovery Education to Support Its Mission to Inspire All Students to Achieve Their Potential

  South Dakota’s  Pierre School District  (PSD) today announced the launch of a new partnership with  Discovery Education  supporting the district’s mission to inspire all students to achieve ...

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Baker & Taylor’s Aman Kochar Named Top ‘Global Leader’ In EdTech Awards

Follett, Baker & Taylor Solutions Also Earn ‘Finalist’ Accolades in ’21 Competition

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ContentKeeper Introduces a New Generation Cloud Filter for Schools to Keep Students Safe Across All Platforms and Learning Environments

  In the classroom and virtual learning environments, K-12 schools strive to balance student safety and security with access to valuable online content. To provide safe online learning in any ...

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Vernier Software & Technology Recognizes Kansas Science Educator Tyson Vrbas with the 2021 Engineering Award

Educator wins $5,500 in prizes for creatively using Vernier sensors to introduce engineering and robotics concepts to students

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Gale Helps North Bend School District Bring Mental Health and Wellness Resources to Students

District Invests in Digital Social and Emotional Learning Resources to Support Youth Mental Health and Wellness

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CoderZ Wins the 2021 EdTech Cool Tool Award for Best Coding Solution

  The 2021 EdTech Awards has named CoderZ the winner of the 2021 Cool Tool Award in the “coding, computer science, engineering solution” category. CoderZ captured top honors in the category ...

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Study: Systemic Failure in IDEA Implementation for Private School Students with Disabilities in Additional States

States, school districts failing to allocate sufficient federal funding to special needs students in private schools

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Engage2learn announces the release of indipath

Designed to meet the needs of young learners.

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Discovery Education Presents Three New Virtual Field Trips Connecting Students to Curiosity Created in Partnership with Industry Leading Organizations

  Discovery Education and leading corporate and community partners are offering K-12 educators and students three engaging new virtual field trips (VFT) debuting in April and May. Focused on a...

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reDesign Launches Open Call for “Designers-in-Residence” to Reimagine Curriculum this Summer

50 Designers will be selected to create next-generation 7-12 grade student projects that develop key competencies and critical consciousness, and nurture deep connections to community

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New Award Celebrates Standout Teacher Leaders from Schools Around the Country

An educator from each state to be recognized with the Teacher Leader Impact Award for their notable achievements and impact on others to create positive lasting change

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Steve Wozniak’s K-12 Education Program Woz ED Announces Exclusive Strategic Partnership with Draganfly

     Draganfly Inc. (OTCQB: DFLYF) (CSE: DFLY) (FSE: 3U8) (“Draganfly” or the “Company”), award-winning, industry-leading drone solutions, and systems developer, today announced an exclusive...

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Curriculum Associates Sponsors the Council of the Great City Schools’ Inaugural Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice

Casserly, Executive Director of the Council, to select an educator pursuing a graduate-level education degree to receive a $10,000 scholarship

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New Guide from ParentSquare Provides Useful Considerations and a Checklist for K-12 Districts Working to Streamline School-Home Communications

Consistent family engagement and interaction remain important as schools move between online, hybrid, and fully in-person instruction

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IXL Learning Names Richard Carranza as Chief of Strategy and Global Development

Carranza will draw from his deep expertise in K-12 education to advise IXL on meeting the growing needs of school systems around the world

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Visme Loves Teachers Campaign Launches

Now through July 2021, Visme empowers educators with access to free premium content to create engaging, visual communications for interactive distance learning.

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CrisisGo Announces New Mental Health And Behavioral Risk Platform

CrisisGo’s Safety iBeacon unites behavioral risk assessment, reporting, and intervention tools in a single solution.

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Ohio’s St. Bernard-Elmwood Place Schools Selects Discovery Education to Deepen Student Engagement Wherever Learning Takes Place

  Ohio’s  St. Bernard-Elmwood Place Schools  (SBEP) has launched a new effort to deepen student engagement wherever learning takes place. To support this initiative, SBEP educators will soon b...

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reDesign Seeks 250 Content Experts to Reimagine the K-12 Educational Content Map this Summer

Educators, academics, and industry experts are invited to apply or nominate others for a paid one-week Design Studio to create inclusive, future-oriented content maps across 25 discipline areas

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Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Awards VHS Learning $8.5 Million Grant to Serve Students Underrepresented in Advanced STEM Courses

First allocation of five-year grant will fund a minimum of 1,500 Massachusetts students and help them prepare for Advanced Placement STEM courses

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7 Mindsets Introduces SELEQUITY Platform to Help K-12 Schools Prioritize SEL and Equity

While social emotional learning (SEL) and equity have always been important, the events of the past year have brought these issues to the forefront. From social isolation to civil unrest to equi...

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Discovery Education Brings Together Thought Leaders to Amplify Social-Emotional Learning

  Educators, students, and families are invited to explore social-emotional learning with dynamic digital resources from Discovery Education and its diverse network of partners. In recognition...

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Flinn Scientific and ITEEA Form Strategic Alliance to Increase Student Participation in Engineering Education

       Students can learn new STEM concepts and practice their engineering skills using WhiteBox Learning and Engineering byDesign™   Flinn Scientific, a flagship provider of science l...

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PresenceLearning Hits Three Million Teletherapy Sessions Delivered

Company reaches milestone as it continues to help schools provide remote special education services as the pandemic crosses the one-year mark and students continue distance learning

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IXL Learning Acquires Rosetta Stone

The deal adds renowned language-learning brand to IXL’s portfolio of educational offerings

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Trauma Skilled Literacy Instruction and Social-Emotional Learning Guide Now Available from Achieve3000

  " Trauma Skilled Literacy Instruction and Social-Emotional Learning " is a new 16-page guide authored by recognized thought leaders Dr. Sandy Addis, Dr. Doug Fisher and Dr. Donna Wright (b...

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New Guides Help K-12 Districts Establish Continuity of Learning Practices

The three-part Continuity of Learning Strategies Series from the maker of STEMscopes shares ideas and strategies to help educators keep students learning even when schools are closed

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Financial Literacy Challenge from Jackson Charitable Foundation and Discovery Education Inspires Community Collaboration to Win $10,000

  Jackson Charitable Foundation , a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, and  Discovery Education  today opened the 5 th  annual Cha-Ching TM  Money ...

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EdisonLearning and Pointful Education Partner to Expand Access to Online Career and Technical Courses

Pointful Education’s suite of CTE and elective offerings are now available to all secondary students enrolled in eCourses through EdisonLearning

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KidWind and Flinn Scientific Partner to Launch the KidWind Simulation Challenge

New partnership provides students the opportunity to construct and test virtual turbines and wind farms using WhiteBox Learning

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Kidskintha Announces World Early Years Summit with High-Quality Learning for Teachers and Parents

Free registration is now open for the 2021 summit, taking place March 23-24, which will feature more than 30 expert presenters on a range of educational topics

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Cambium Learning® Group Carries Momentum into 2021 with Strong Growth Numbers and Strategic Acquisitions

Digital education leader is poised for a successful 2021 by building on its 2020 achievements

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Future of School Announces Microsoft as the Newest Resilient Schools Project Partner

Microsoft’s commitment to supporting educators and students by increasing access, equity and expertise will support the RSP’s ambitious goals

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World’s Largest Annual Study of K–12 Reading Habits Finds Digital Reading Doubled from Fall 2019 to Fall 2020

This year’s edition of the What Kids Are Reading report includes in-depth data and analysis on how students’ reading habits changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Discovery Education’s Flexible K-12 Learning Platform Honored Among Tech & Learning’s Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools of 2021

  Discovery Education’s  flexible K-12 learning platform  was recently honored as one of  Tech & Learning’s 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools  in the Secondary (6-12) Education...

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CoderZ Announces CoderZ League World Champions

  CoderZ announced the winners of the all-new  CoderZ League: the Virtual Cyber Robotics Competition  (formerly the Cyber Robotics Coding Competition or CRCC). Students in grades four through ...

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Curriculum Associates Launches Magnetic Reading™ to Help Students Build Confidence While Mastering Critical Reading Skills

New supplemental reading program for Grades 3–5 engages students with grade-level content using culturally relevant texts

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VHS Learning Partners with Continental Han Feng Network Technology to Develop Chinese Language Program

Chinese 1 and Chinese 2 high school courses to begin in September 2021

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Vernier Software & Technology Uses Food Experiments to Engage Students in Chemistry Exploration

New high school- and college-level chemistry lab book features 14 ready-to-use hands-on investigations

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ISTE awards Hāpara & its Champion Educator program the ISTE Seal of Alignment

After an extensive review process of the  Hāpara Champion certification program  and the Hāpara Instructional Suite product, ISTE recently announced that it is awarding both the teacher bad∂ging...

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The Power of Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction

Free, online guide published by Achieve3000

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Latest Updates to Discovery Education’s Flexible K-12 Platform Keeps All Learners Connected to Engaging Content, Instructional Strategies, and Professional Learning

Discovery Education  today announced a series of updates to its flexible, award-winning  K-12 learning platform  that will keep teachers and students connected to the service’s engaging content...

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Nonprofit Provides Resources to Help Schools and Districts Tackle Learning Loss

A new webinar and guide offer school and district leaders instructional best practices and funding information heading into the summer months

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Renaissance and Nearpod, Coming Together to Empower Teachers and Accelerate Student Growth

Together, Nearpod and Renaissance will become the instructional operating system of the classroom, combining live instruction and in-the-moment insights with personalized practice and assessment

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Kids Discover Partners with Rhino Records to Release Free Units Celebrating Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and Curtis Mayfield for Black History Month

   The units explore the lives and careers of the musical pioneers through interactive videos, music, and original art Kids Discover, a leading provider of high-interest nonfiction for ...

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ParentSquare Expands Executive Team With Amazon Web Services Education Leader Joining as Chief Strategy

Dr. Chad A. Stevens Brings Expertise in Education and Cloud Services to Fast-Growing School-to-Home Communications and Engagement Company

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Illustrative Mathematics, Family Engagement Lab, and Partnership for Los Angeles Schools Collaborate to Support Family Engagement in Math

FASTalk text messages, aligned with the IM K–5 Math curriculum, help parents support their child’s math skills at home

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Clever Launches New Identity Management Solution For K-12 School Districts

New partnership between Clever and Identity Automation addresses the mounting security and operational challenges districts face as reliance on technology increases.

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Vernier Software & Technology Partners with Magnitude.io to Engage Students in a Virtual Field Trip to Space

Unique STEM experience allows students to grow and analyze their own legumes simultaneously with legumes grown on the International Space Station

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Twig Science Nevada Approved for Statewide Use

Featuring three-dimensional, investigation-driven adventures exploring real-world and local phenomena, the Pre-K–6 program encourages students to take on STEAM roles and become creative problem-solvers.

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Student Wellbeing App Skodel Check-In is now available on Google Play

  Skodel, the company pioneering student wellbeing check-ins, is now available on Google Play to give every student a voice that is heard and acted upon.  Skodel was co-founded by identical ...

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Florida’s School District of Osceola County Brings Flexible K-12 Learning Platform and Coding Resources to All Elementary Educators and Students Through Expanded Partnership with Discovery Education

  Florida’s  School District of Osceola County  (SDOC) today announced the expansion of its multiyear partnership with  Discovery Education .  In the latest phase of this collaboration, educat...

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Twig Science Oklahoma Approved for Statewide Use

Featuring three-dimensional, investigation-driven adventures exploring real-world and local phenomena, the Pre-K–5 program encourages students to take on STEAM roles and become creative problem-solvers.

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Technology Firm ‘Crocus’ Launches to Grow Social Impact in Education

Education organizations turn to Crocus to create resilient data-driven ecosystems for social relevance

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Super Duper Publications Hires Occupational Therapist to Expand its Line of OT Products for Children

Dani Kinsley is passionate about meeting the needs of clinicians and school-based occupational therapists

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SplashLearn Raises $18 Million in Series C Funding Round From Owl Ventures & Accel

A pioneer in game-based learning, the edtech company plans to invest in growth

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Bonnie Plants Relaunches 3rd Grade Cabbage Program to Inspire Kids to Get Outside and Grow a Love of Gardening

Hands-on educational experience returns in 2021 as a safe, remote-friendly activity which awards $1,000 scholarships to students nationwide

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Nearly 60 percent of education workers lack training for remote learning, study shows

Remote learning reveals cybersecurity problems the education sector around the world is facing

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321 Insight Launches New Social and Emotional Learning Module for Paraeducators

Leading provider of online training helps districts ‘equip staff with supportive mindset around student behavior and skills’

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Sacramento City Teachers Association (SCTA) Presents District with the Necessary Framework for School Reopening and In-Person Learning This School Year

    “Our goal is to get everyone back into the school buildings— and do it safely.”    -- David Fisher SCTA President The Sacramento City Teachers Association this week met with Sacrament...

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3M and Discovery Education Open Call for Entries for America’s Next Top Young Scientist

Annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge Offers Unique Experience for Young Innovators to Showcase STEM Ingenuity

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Poll Shocker: Almost 40% Favor Firing or Suspending No-Show Teachers

Poll shocker: Almost 40% favor firing or suspending no-show teachers – By Daniel Wattenberg, JusttheNews.com Public closely divided on teachers refusing to return to classroom if scho...

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Skodel is now available in the App Store

  Skodel, the company pioneering student wellbeing check-ins, is now available in the App Store to give every student a voice that is heard and acted upon.  Skodel was co-founded by identica...

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Lehigh University Graduate College of Education Joins Discovery Education’s Impact Network by Launching New Online Certificate Supporting Educators Worldwide

  Lehigh University’s Graduate College of Education  today announced the launch of a new online graduate certificate – Technology Leadership in Global Education – focused on supporting educat...

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Lockstep Technology Group Partners with Impero Software to Help its Customers Better Support Students’ Technology Use

Impero helps Lockstep Technology Group provide solutions to schools that address both student safety and classroom management

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VHS Learning Receives $1.4 Million Grant from The Manton Foundation

Nonprofit plans to use grant funding to further support students and educators

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Gale In Context: For Educators Launches New Teacher Learning Center

Provides OnDemand Training to Help Educators Improve Their Online Teaching Skills at Their Own Pace Anytime, Anywhere

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IXL Learning Integrates with Canvas to Optimize Student Learning

The integration provides direct access to essential IXL resources, smoothly rosters students and helps educators effectively manage classrooms

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Rex Academy Adds Cybersecurity Course to Turnkey Computer Science Curricula

The CS leader has also launched a pilot program offering high schools access to two courses per building through June 15, 2021

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A Pass Educational Group, LLC, Acquires Victory Productions

The acquisition enables A Pass to add educational translation and transadaptation services to its content development services

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Funding Year 2021 E-rate Application Window is Now Open

Funds For Learning invites E-rate applicants to submit funding requests beginning January 15, 2021

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CoderZ to Launch New CoderZ League Sprint Challenge Virtual Tournament in March

Challenge designed as remedy to COVID-induced disengagement for both students and teachers; discounts offered to class and school license packages

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Missouri’s Kansas City Public Schools Selects Discovery Education to Support a Community-Wide Commitment to Student Learning and Success

  Missouri’s  Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS)  has selected  Discovery Education  to support the district’s community-wide commitment to student learning and success.  Through this new partn...

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VHS Learning Partners with Schools in Massachusetts to Offer Online Courses

  Three Massachusetts schools are the latest to join the hundreds of schools around the world in choosing VHS Learning as an online course provider for their students. Schools can easily incre...

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Super Duper Publications Makes Finding Autism Resources Easy

Super Duper’s Handy Handouts, Autism Assessments, Educational Cards, Books, and Games - Now All In One Convenient Location

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Rhode Island Approves IXL for K-12 Blended Learning and Assessment

RIDE's decision expands access to IXL’s award-winning personalized learning platform and Real-Time Diagnostic statewide

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The PBL Global School is now FREE - to any teacher, anywhere

The PBL Global School is now FREE - to any teacher, anywhere.

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EmpowerU Secures Funding for National Launch of Tech-Powered Solution to Address Student Anxiety and Depression

Daily motivational coaching and engaging online lessons build resilience and confidence.

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Alaska’s Nome Public Schools and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Bringing Dynamic Digital Content to District Students

  Alaska’s  Nome Public Schools (NPS)  today announced a new partnership with  Discovery Education  supporting the continued academic growth and development of students districtwide. Through t...

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Epson PowerLite Laser Projectors Now Available for Enhanced Learning and Eye-Catching Signage

Affordable and Future-Ready PowerLite Models Provide Optimal Viewability and Space-Changing Content for Businesses and Schools

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Impero Software Acquires Netop to Expand its Global Education and Corporate Product Offerings

Acquisition significantly increases Impero’s presence in the United States and broadens its suite of classroom management and remote access product offerings

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VHS Learning Students Once Again Exceed National Averages on Advanced Placement Exams

Students taking Advanced Placement® courses through VHS Learning maintained their decade-plus record of exceeding the national average pass rate on AP® exams. A score of 3 or higher on an AP® ex...

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Registration is Now Open for the 10th annual PBL World Conference

PBLWorks’ premiere professional development conference for Project Based Learning will take place online on June 21-24, 2021

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Discovery Education Appoints Scott Kinney as Chief Executive Officer and Kelli Campbell as President

  Discovery Education —the Charlotte, North Carolina based global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—tod...

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PresenceLearning Teletherapy Essentials Wins Two Leading Education Awards

Teletherapy Essentials wins platinum in THE Journal New Product Awards and wins in Tech & Learning Best of 2020

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Yousician Partners with College Music School for Full Platform Experience

  Yousician, the world’s leading platform to learn and play music, has partnered with Montclair State University’s John J. Cali School of Music to provide free premium+ subscriptions to 150 st...

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ClassLink and Scrible Partnership Demonstrates the Benefits of Integrated Technology for School Districts

             As easy access to digital resources grows increasingly critical to learning, the new ClassLink and Scrible partnership demonstrates how interoperability and open standards su...

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Meteor Education Offers Medical-Grade Pathogen Reduction Technology for Schools

Continuous Air & Surface Pathogen Reduction disinfectant technology automatically and continuously reduces pathogens

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MiEN Company Releases White Paper on How Flexible Furniture Creates Active Learning Environments

Districts and schools are increasingly adopting active learning practices in order to address businesses’ demand for employees capable of creative and collaborative work. But one commonly overlo...

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Vernier Graphical Analysis™ Pro App Wins Top Education Awards

Enhanced app for biology, chemistry, and physics data analysis recognized with a Tech & Learning Best of Show at ISTE Award and a THE Journal 2020 New Product Award

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VHS Learning Commits to CSforALL Movement for the Fifth Year

Partnership with National Math and Science Initiative is newest push for increasing student access to computer science education

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Classroom teachers projected to earn over $100,000 in 2020-21 school year

  Longview ISD is awarding more than  $2.8 million  in incentive pay for achieving teachers, with a few of the very highest-performing teachers projected to receive more than  $30,000 extra in...

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Schools’ Usage of Ebooks and Audiobooks Surges in 2020

Remote and hybrid learning leads to exceptional growth in reading through Sora reading app

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Oklahoma’s State Textbook Committee Unanimously Approves Discovery Education Science Techbook for Use in Teaching and Learning

  Following a comprehensive evaluation, the  Oklahoma State Textbook Committee  has unanimously approved the Elementary and Middle School editions of  Discovery Education’s   Science Techbook ...

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WURRLYedu PARTNERS WITH FLIPGRID TO OFFER FREE MUSIC EDUCATION CONTENT TO TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

WURRLYedu's Teaching Tools Now on Flipgrid Discovery Library

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Curriculum Associates and North Carolina A&T State University Form Interdisciplinary Partnership to Support Diversity in Education and Assessment Research

Initiative will include faculty, research grants, scholarship support, training and professional development to help eliminate testing biases, and more

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PBLWorks Expands its Online Services for 2021

3-day workshops, 8-week courses and “pop-up projects” provide many easy-to-access options to support Project Based Learning

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Flinn Scientific Partners with the Texas Technology Student Association to Support Virtual STEM Competitions

       Students can use WhiteBox Learning to work through the engineering design process during regional, state, and national intra-curricular competitions Flinn Scientific, a flagship p...

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Ed Tech Leader K12 Inc. Becomes Stride, Inc.

New brand comes as company moves beyond K-12 market, supporting lifelong learning from kindergarten through adulthood

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Arcademics Launches its Fifth Annual Online National Math Competition

The free Arcademics Cup promotes online student engagement and offers educators and families valuable insight into student progress during remote learning

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Follett Book eFairs Enhance Shipping Options to Include Students’ Homes

New Safe, Contact-Free Delivery Option Provides Welcome Choice for Coordinators

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Impero Creates Cloud-Based Platform to Support Schools during Hybrid Learning

New platform combines classroom management and safeguarding tools to support safe and productive digital learning

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New Features Help Follett Aspen SIS Districts Adapt to Distance Learning

  As the COVID-19 pandemic calls upon many schools and districts to continue distance learning,  Follett  has responded to educators’ needs by adding new convenient features to its student inf...

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Louisiana Tech University Partners with Discovery Education to Launch Four Online Graduate Courses Supporting Educators Across Louisiana

  Louisiana Tech University   announced the launch of four new online graduate courses designed to support current educators teaching in the online learning environment across the state of Lo...

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Rhode Island Department of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® an Approved Interim Assessment for the 2020–2021 School Year

Local education agencies can now implement the award-winning online program as well as Curriculum Associates’ accompanying professional development

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2021 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards to Recognize Science Educators’ Innovative Uses of Data-Collection Technology

The annual awards program, which is now accepting applications, will recognize seven educators with $5,500 in prizes each

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Gale Enhances Miss Humblebee’s Academy to Improve User Experience and Deliver Better Learning Outcomes

To help schools, parents and caregivers meet the needs of their early learners and further empower their learning journey toward school readiness, Gale, a Cengage company has made major enhancem...

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Utah State Board of Education Announces State-wide Access to Scrible to Support Utah Schools with Research and Writing Amid Distance Learning

The  Utah State Board of Education  (USBE) announces a statewide partnership with  Scrible , a modern research and writing platform that supports distance learning. The partnership ensures that ...

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Free Collection of Simultaneous Use Spanish-Language Ebooks and Audiobooks Now Available for Schools

OverDrive Education donates collection of 100 high-interest titles for young readers from Britannica, Lerner, Rosen and Triangle

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Washington OSPI’s Dyslexia Advisory Council Recommends Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Diagnostic as a Literacy Screening Tool

Districts across the state can use the award-winning online program to support their implementation of early dyslexia screening with students in Grades K–2

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Austin Independent School District Selects IXL to Support Classroom Instruction and Distance Learning

IXL will provide math and English language arts support to students from pre-K to 12th grade

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South Carolina Department of Education to Provide Students and Educators with Integrated Digital Learning Solution

  The South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) announced the purchase and rollout of a robust, integrated digital learning solution that will support teaching and learning during the COVI...

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Super Duper’s Jeepers Peepers Game Wins 2020 NAPPA Award

“Ask and Answer” Question Game named a Best Board & Card Game

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American Samoa Department of Education Selects IXL to Support Math Instruction

Partnership provides custom-built skill plans and math support to all K-12 students

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Discovery Education Keeps Students, Educators, and Families Connected to Curiosity Throughout November with Exciting Series of No Cost Virtual Events

  To keep students, educators, and families connected to curiosity, Discovery Education presents six new no cost virtual events during the month of November. Discovery Education is the global ...

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Rosetta Stone Announces Winners of the Emergent Bilingual Educators of the Year Award Program

Program named the 10 most impactful EL teachers in the country, awarding their school with a schoolwide license of newly released Rosetta Stone English

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MiEN Company Introduces Four New Furniture Product Offerings to Help Schools Solve Current and Future Learning Space Challenges

Educators are rethinking the layout of classrooms and other learning spaces in terms of optimizing use of those spaces for student wellbeing and study. MiEN Company, a global company serving the...

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Discovery Education Acquires Mystery Science

  Discovery Education —the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—announced the acquisition of the po...

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Transact Enables Campus Safety with Capacity Management Solution

Self-service capacity management app helps institutions control capacity, reduce physical touchpoints, and manage social distancing

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Wellbeing software company Skodel raises $1.8 million

Investors include Thorney Investment Group, Bridge Climb founder Paul Cave, Anchorage Capital Partners Chairman Phil Cave and tech entrepreneur Peter O’Connell

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Voyager Sopris Learning Launches Reading Rangers, Offers Free Trial

Solution Provides Online Practice of Essential Reading Skills for K-5 Students

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BetterLesson Joins Forces with Adobe to Release 300+ Instructional Strategies to Foster Creativity and Student Engagement Using Ed Tech Tools

Instructional expertise meets creativity software to provide educators with actionable ideas

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Class Solver Reduces COVID-19 Outbreaks through Class List Management

“COVID-friendly” algorithm helps educators optimize and update class lists

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Dictionary.com Announces Expanded Products to Help Users Adapt and Enjoy Learning for Today

Updates Include New Product Suite, Branding, and App Features

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KidWind Launches the Power Grid Kit

Kit allows students to better understand how renewables, storage, and electric vehicles fit into the energy big picture

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Illinois’ Beach Park Community Consolidated Schools Initiates New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Science and Social Studies Instruction

  Illinois’  Beach Park Community Consolidated School District #3  (BPD3) initiated a new, multi-year partnership with  Discovery Education  supporting K-5 science and 6-8 school social studie...

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Arcademics Launches its Fifth Annual Online National Math Competition

The free Arcademics Cup promotes online student engagement and offers educators and families valuable insight into student progress during remote learning

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Curriculum Associates Launches New Resource Kits to Support School Leaders and Teachers

Online kits provide valuable teaching tips and tools for delivering remote Personalized instruction

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Longview ISD welcomed state and local officials for the first run of rapid response COVID-19 tests being implemented at the district.

More than 40 district administration employees participated, with only one positive case reported.

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Discovery Education Names SMASH CEO Eli Kennedy to Board of Directors

  Discovery Education,  the Charlotte, NC, based leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms worldwide, announced...

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BetterLesson Releases 100+ Strategies for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and BetterLesson supported a cadre of experienced educators to create resources for inclusive classrooms

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50% of Teens Say Pandemic Has Worsened Their Mental Health; Over 70% Believe Pandemic Has Disadvantaged Their Generation

Public Media Survey Identifies Loneliness, Anxiety, Depression as Most Common Feelings Among Teens in 2020

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Hinojosa earns highest education honor: 2020 Urban Educator of the Year

(BY  THE HUB  ON OCTOBER 15, 2020) Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa was named the 2020 Urban Educator of the Year, during the 64th Annual Council of the Great City Schools Fall Confere...

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eBOARDsolutions Announces Major Update to Simbli Policy Module

Enhanced policy management software offering makes it even easier for school boards to keep policies, procedures, and handbooks updated, organized in one place and accessible to all key stakeholders.

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Virginia Approves STEMscopes Digital STEM Curriculum in State Science Textbook Adoption

  Accelerate Learning today announced that the STEMscopes digital STEM curriculum has been approved by the Virginia Board of Education as part of the state textbook adoption for science. The...

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Lexia Core5 and PowerUp Helped Students and Teachers Succeed with Remote Blended Learning During School Closures Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

More than 500,000 K-12 students first started using Lexia Learning literacy programs while learning from home during the spring disruption period

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All-New Science Techbook for Middle School and STEM Connect Lead the Resources Supporting Discovery Education’s Initiative to Keep You Connected to Curiosity

  Discovery Education   launched Keeping You Connected to Curiosity , a new initiative keeping the continuity of curiosity alive for teachers and students everywhere. Discovery Education i...

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Curriculum Associates Sponsors the 2020 ALAS Scholarship Awards to Support the Professional Advancement of Latino Administrators

Luis Murillo, principal of Skoglund Middle School in Center Consolidated School District 26JT, receives $10,000 to support his continuing education

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Cajon Valley USD and Beable Education Form Comprehensive Partnership to Integrate The World of Work Curriculum with Beable’s Life-Ready Literacy System

Deep Integration of Career Development with Literacy and Core Content Acquisition Adds Even Greater Dimension and Impact to Beable’s Revolutionary Multi-Dimensional System.

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Aperture Education Updates its DESSA Comprehensive SEL System

New features include non-binary gender descriptions, colorful graphs for easy data visualization, and a more intuitive process to input social-emotional learning (SEL) data

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Vernier Software & Technology Launches a New Sensor to Support the Development of STEM Skills and Environmental Literacy

The new Go Direct Weather System provides a versatile and affordable way for educators to engage their middle, high school, and college students in STEM

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Rosetta Stone to Launch Emergent Bilingual Week

New weeklong webinar series will cover remote learning, culturally responsive teaching, the new Rosetta Stone English solution and more

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Gold Star Education Leaders to Headline 2nd Annual National Literacy Summit

November 5 Virtual Conference Will Address Current and Future Learning Challenges

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New Data from Curriculum Associates Quantifies Impact of COVID Learning Loss; Raises Questions about At-Home Testing

Research brief provides a snapshot of how school shutdowns are impacting student achievement at the start of the 2020–2021 school year for elementary students at across more than 900 schools nationwide

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Gaggle to Host Student Wellness Series of Webinars

Series to help educators better understand issues impacting students’ emotional and physical health

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7 Mindsets and K12, Inc. Virtual Schools Expand Partnership

Research-based social emotional learning solution chosen for system-wide implementation in K12, Inc.-powered schools

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CoderZ and Amazon Future Engineer Launch Amazon Cyber Robotics Back-to-School Challenge

All competition participants have a chance to win $250 for their classrooms; Title I teachers can also apply for yearlong access to the CoderZ curriculum

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New Content Added to Discovery Education’s Award-Winning Services Helps Teachers and Students Honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Explore Current Events, and Much More

  Discovery Education today announces the addition of hundreds of new digital assets to its award-winning Discovery Education Experience service. The new content, sourced from trusted part...

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Gaggle Releases New Cyberbullying eBook for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Updated eBook provides a guide to identifying and handling cyberbullying, as well as resources for parents, educators, and students

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Epic Announces Master Teacher Ambassadors For 2021 School Year

Over 200 all-star PreK-6 educators from around the world chosen to spark a joy of reading and learning

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New Follett Tags A Valuable ‘Search-and-Find’ Resource for Educators

Teachers, Librarians Can Quickly Find Best Quality Materials for Classroom Collections

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New LearnWell Survey Finds that Potentially Understaffed School Counselors are Responsible for Nearly 60 percent of Student Mental Health Initiatives in Current COVID Crisis

  In a recent survey conducted by LearnWell, a leading mental health services company in K-12 education, more than 87 percent of educators stated that the current COVID crisis made addressing ...

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Super Duper Publications is Now Selling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE equipment helps schools, child care centers and families protect children and adults from exposure to COVID-19

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Gale Helps Charleston County School District Integrate Social Emotional Learning and Diversity & Inclusion in the Classroom and at Home

District Invests in Gale eBooks to Provide Educators and Students with Online Educational Resources to Support Social Emotional Well-Being and Cultural Competence

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Launches Transact Mobile Ordering

FDU partners with Transact to accelerate mobile ordering implementation in response to COVID-19

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Channelview ISD Selects Care Solace for Mental Healthcare Services

Partnership provides an added layer of support to ensure families, faculty and staff connect to mental health services

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LearnWell Names Ardena White as Vice President of District Mental Health Partnerships

LearnWell, a leading mental health services company in K-12 education, announced that Ardena White has been named Vice President of District Mental Health Partnerships. “Ardena has worked as a...

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ACT Launches Mosaic by ACT to Provide Comprehensive Learning Solution for the Classroom, Home

New Comprehensive Digital Solution Suite Allows Teachers to Focus on Teaching

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Launch of Free Digital Distance Learning Course for K-12 Educators

A hands-on workshop for school leaders to help build an effective distance learning solution

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LearnWell Acquires Comprehensive Counseling to Expand Range of Services Supporting K-12 Students’ Mental Health Needs

  LearnWell, a leading mental health services company in K-12 education, announced it has expanded its services through an agreement with Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, a New York-based couns...

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‘Back to School’ is Taking its Toll - New Research Shows Students and Educators Are Struggling to Effectively Cope

Newly released data from Canva shows the impact of the global pandemic on students and teachers alike; expert offers insights and best practices for coping with the pandemic while learning from home

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Edsby K-12 digital learning platform completes $5.3 million Series A investment

Lead investor Chris Besse joins company in an executive role

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Gaggle Announces a New Service: Gaggle Therapy

Psychological tolls on students from the pandemic and a shortage of school counselors are creating a tsunami of need for mental health support across the nation

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Impero Creates Cloud-based Solution to Help Schools Record Student Health and Safety Concerns

Student safety leader Impero has created Impero back:drop , a new free cloud-based solution to help schools manage and record student safety and health information, from first aid to COVID-19...

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Discovery Education Experience Updates Tailored to Support Students and Educators for Remote, Hybrid, or In-Person Learning

  Discovery Education –the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and professional learning for K-12 classrooms–today introduced updates to the award-winning Discover...

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Soundtrap Announces Free Online Summit for Educators

The Soundtrap EDU Summit, set to take place from September 28 - October 7, will provide educators with strategies to empower student voice and help all learners make an impact on the world.

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GoGuardian Finds Three Factors That influence K-12 Student Engagement Online and In-Person

Annual Research Report Captures Trends and Best Practices That Create Engaging Learning Experiences

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Alabama’s St. Clair County Schools Select Discovery Education to Support In-Person and Remote Instruction

Alabama’s St. Clair County Schools (SCCS) announced it has selected Discovery Education to support in-person and remote instruction for all 9,000 students at the district’s 17 community scho...

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lluminate Education Releases Product Enhancements to Accelerate Learning and Growth

Updates further equip educators to expedite student growth and align supports, even remotely

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HEARBUILDER Online Foundational Literacy Program Builds Basic Skills in Young Students

Research-Based Program for Following Directions – Sequencing – Auditory Memory – Phonological Awareness

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SchoolStatus Announces Availability of Contact Tracing Capabilities

Administrators can efficiently notify guardians of students who may have come in contact with a student or staff member with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19

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Curriculum Associates’ New Blog Provides Solution-Focused Content to Support Teachers and Building-Level Leaders as They Navigate Today’s Educational Environment

Blog features original, informative, and actionable resources, best practices, expert insights, and educator stories

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Gaggle Reports Over 95% of School Districts Renew Their Partnerships; Districts in 42 States Implement Gaggle’s Student Safety Services During Remote Learning

Many districts across the United States are starting the 2020–21 school year using hybrid or fully remote learning , so students’ online safety remains a top priority. That fact, plus Gaggle’s ...

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T-Mobile Launches Project 10Million, Historic $10.7B Initiative Aimed at Closing the Homework Gap and Connecting Students to Opportunity – for Free

The Un-carrier also announces nationwide program will expand to address new remote learning needs created by COVID-19 pandemic.

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21stCentEd Launches Virtual STEM and CTE Programs for All Students

Program extends unlimited access to STEM and CTE resources for students and educators

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#captionsON™ Reading Campaign Inspires Kids to Turn Screen Time into Reading Time

Just 30 minutes of screen time with captions ON is like reading 30 pages of a 5th grade book, motivating struggling readers to ‘Be. CAPTION.COOL’™ during TV, online shows, and games.

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Epson Announces Availability of Classroom and Meeting Room Projectors for Dynamic Lesson Plans and Engaging Presentations

Eight Affordable PowerLite Projectors Offer Advanced Connectivity and Widescreen Viewing with Exceptional Image Quality

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New Packages from Vernier and SAM Labs Help Middle School Teachers Incorporate Science and Coding into Their Instruction

Students can engage in hands-on learning in hybrid environments using Vernier Go Direct® sensors, SAM Labs output blocks, and Google Workbench

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Gale Launches New Online Career Assessment Platform for Libraries to Help Job Seekers Navigate Today’s Economy

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep Provides Job Planning and Guidance Resources to Help Users Discover New Employment Paths

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Transact Named 2020 NFC Forum Innovation Award Finalist

Higher education technology leader recognized for Best-in-Market NFC Implementation

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Let Grow’s Free School Programs Help Kids Develop Independence and Autonomy

The nonprofit organization has launched three free programs that encourage elementary and middle school students to become self-motivated problem solvers in their everyday lives

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Columbus City Schools Adopts Curriculum Associates’ Readyâ Classroom Mathematics to Drive Student Achievement in Math

Ohio District to implement standards-aligned curriculum with all of its Grades K–5 students this coming 2020–2021 school year

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The Character Tree Expands its Offering to Kindergarten

Short videos featuring puppet students and “gray squirrel” teach classroom citizenship and character development to young learners

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ADL Partners with Bites Media to Launch New Anti-Bias Civics Curriculum for High School

Curriculum is available free to high schools across the U.S.

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Aperture Education’s 2020 Back to School Guide Helps Teachers and Families Support Students’ Social Emotional Learning

Free downloadable guide provides resources, lessons and activities that can be used in the classroom or at home

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Los Angeles Unified, Annenberg Learner and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Bringing Dynamic Digital Resources to Los Angeles Unified Students, Teachers and Parents

Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles Unified), Annenberg Learner and Discovery Education today launched a new partnership providing educators, students and families access to h...

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Curriculum Associates’ Assessing at Home i-Ready Diagnostic Kit Helps Educators Administer the Diagnostic at Home

New supports for educators and families will ensure teachers have accurate, actionable data about student learning needs this fall

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PresenceLearning Announces New Mental Health Service to Address Student Anxiety and Stress During These Uncertain Times

Exclusive 6-week online counseling program created in partnership with clinical psychologist Dr. Isaiah Pickens, a leading expert in trauma-informed approaches to supporting students

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Atlanta Public Schools Select Discovery Education to Support Learning Online, in the Classroom or Wherever It is Taking Place

  Georgia’s Atlanta Public Schools has selected Discovery Education to support the creation of more equitable learning experiences online, in the classroom, or wherever instruction is taki...

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SDI, Inc. Launches ‘PPE As-a-Service’ for K-12 to Address Demand for PPE and Essential Materials

SDI assesses districts’ unique needs and procures materials from network of trusted suppliers

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PBLWorks Introduces Project Designer: An Interactive Online Tool that Gives Teachers a Shortcut to Creating Quality Project Based Learning Units

Includes a library of 72 Gold Standard projects, across subject areas and grade levels (K-12), that teachers can adapt for their students

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New Help for Virtual Learning: Classroom 2.0

Teachers finally have a comprehensive guide for optimizing remote instruction

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CoderZ Introduces an Engaging New Course, Featuring LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime

Throughout August, CoderZ is offering free access to their new Adventure Course, featuring a virtual LEGO Education SPIKE Prime.  The course is based on the award-winning CoderZ virtual robotics...

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America’s Favorite Rapping Teacher, Mr. Dwayne Reed, Joins Forces with Achieve3000

Achieve3000 Kicks-off New Initiative to Bring Teacher-led Instruction to K-12 Learning Platform

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Vernier and ADInstruments Develop College-Level Biology Experiments for the Lt Learning Platform

Online labs incorporate Vernier Go Direct® sensors for hands-on learning, as well as provide sample data to support students participating in remote learning

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Follett’s Destiny 18.0 Release Features Debut of New Apps; Library Materials Can Be Accessed in School or Remotely

  With this week’s release of Destiny 18.0 , Follett announced it is unveiling brand-new apps that have been designed from the ground up to bring an easy-to-use, personalized experience to ...

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IXL Learning Agrees to Acquire 3P Learning

The deal highlights IXL’s commitment to providing students worldwide with personalized learning experiences

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Rosetta Stone Launches New Program Empowering Emergent Bilinguals in Grades K-6 to Acquire Higher Language Proficiency Levels of English

Rosetta Stone English is an adaptive blended learning speaking and listening program that supports students’ English language development through academic conversations.

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KinderLab Robotics Announces New Activity Cards to Support Playful Learning with KIBO in Any Learning Environment

This new addition to the curriculum suite provides young learners with out-of-box activities and inspiration for self-directed STEAM robotics

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Aperture Education Partners with Move This World to Provide its Customers with Additional Social-Emotional Learning Strategies

Partnership allows Aperture customers to access short videos from Move This World to teach social emotional skills to students

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Wowzers Learning K-8 Online Math Program Releases New Features Effective for In-School and Remote Learning

  Reed Howard, the founder of Wowzers Learning LLC , announced strategic upgrades of Wowzers’ award-winning K-8 math online math program. With the onset of Covid-19 and the surge in the dem...

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University of Richmond Launches Two New Online Graduate Courses Supporting Educators Teaching in the Remote Environment Featuring Discovery Education Professional Learning Content

University of Richmond’s School of Professional & Continuing Studies will begin offering two new online graduate courses this fall designed to support educators teaching in online learning e...

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Tucson Unified School District Selects Apex Learning to Provide Online Learning for Students in Grades 6-12

The five-year partnership will support the district’s comprehensive instruction and intervention solutions with Apex Learning Courses and Tutorials

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Illinois’ Peoria Public Schools and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Supporting In-Class, Remote, and Hybrid Teaching and Learning

  Illinois' Peoria Public Schools (PPS) and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 clas...

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North Carolina State Board of Education Names Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® an Approved Assessment for its Read to Achieve Initiative

Award-winning Diagnostic will help teachers throughout the state support literacy achievement for students in Grades K–3

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BetterLesson Sponsors $1 Million Matching Grant Program for Professional Development

Matching grant equips K-12 institutions with virtual professional learning services to improve remote instruction and promote social justice

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Discovery Education Acquires Award-Winning Interactive Learning Platform Spiral

Purchase Supports Company’s Efforts to Keep Students Connected Wherever Learning is Taking Place

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Kids Not in Classrooms this Fall? Create a Learning Pod with Swing Education K-12 Teachers

Qualified, vetted, and experienced educators from Swing Education’s teacher network to help support small group learning during school closures

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Achieve3000 Introduces Research-based K-12 Math Solution

Achieve3000 , the leader in differentiated instruction for in school and at home learning, released details about an individualized, research-based digital solution to accelerate student gains ...

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Epson’s Innovative Laser Projection Solutions Earn 12 Accolades Across AV and Education Industries

Epson’s Digital Signage Technology, Large Venue Solutions and Classroom Displays Recognized as Industry-Leading Products

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GoGuardian Adds Video Conferencing Designed for K-12 Schools

GoGuardian Provides Video Conferencing, 1:1 Video and Audio Calling, Screen Sharing and Lesson Recording Capabilities for Remote and Hybrid Classrooms

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Illuminate Education’s FastBridge Wins Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

Illuminate's evidence-based screening and progress monitoring tool recognized in ‘Software’ category

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Arkansas Includes Reading Horizons on ‘Approved Science of Reading Curriculum’ List

The state’s first-in-the-nation collection of K-6 programs points educators to literacy tools that are explicit, systematic, cumulative, and diagnostic

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Curriculum Associates Delivers i-Ready® Updates and Innovative Resources to Support Learning Gains in the 2020–2021 School Year

New tools, reporting, and instructional features anticipate and respond to the unique needs of educators and students facing an uncertain year

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Nevada Department of Education Launches New Partnership to Provide High-Quality Digital Content to Students and Educators Statewide

The Nevada Department of Education (NDE) is proud to announce another resource to support students, families, and educators in digital learning through a new two-year partnership with Discovery Education.

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CoderZ Introduces New Python Programming Course for Middle and High School Students

Python Gym course is newest addition to suite of CoderZ programs

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Britten Follett Named to EBMA Board of Directors

  Britten Follett, who leads Follett ’s PreK-12 business, has been named to the Educational Book & Media Association ’s (EBMA) board of directors. The Warrenton, Va.-based not-for-profit...

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New Update to Discovery Education Experience Will Help Educators Save Time in Remote, Hybrid, or In-Class Learning Scenarios this Fall

  Discovery Education–the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and professional learning for K-12 classrooms–introduced a new update to the award-winning  Discovery ...

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Voyager Sopris Learning Offers LETRS Transfer Credits in Partnership with ACE 

  American College of Education (ACE) and  Voyager Sopris Learning announced a partnership that will enable  LETRS  students to seamlessly transition into ACE graduate programs.  LETRS (...

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Illustrative Mathematics Introduces IM Certified COVID-19 Response Resources

  As schools prepare for the upcoming school year, educators are concerned about academic impacts from COVID-19 school closures. To help K–12 educators address unfinished learning in mathemati...

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TouchMath Launches New Professional Learning Offerings

TouchMath University gives educators and administrators fully customizable courses and coaching to improve math instruction.

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Lexia Learning’s Literacy Suite Proven Strongly Effective Across Elementary and Secondary Grades

     Both Lexia Core5 Reading and PowerUp Literacy now have Evidence for ESSA Strong ratings; dozens of additional peer-reviewed studies confirm products’ efficacy   According to a re...

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Registration for CoderZ League Opens

The rebranded virtual cyber robotics competition (formerly CRCC) brings more engaging goals and environment to gameplay.

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Louisiana Approves FastBridge for K-12 Social-Emotional, Reading and Math Screening

Illuminate Education’s FastBridge meets requirements for universal screening and progress monitoring

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Soundtrap Named Music Education Solution of the Year

The popular online studio has been recognized by the EdTech Breakthrough Awards, a program honoring the best companies, products, and services in the field of educational technology

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Texas Education Agency Selects Curriculum Associates as an Approved Math Innovation Zones Blended Learning Provider

As the only provider chosen for both curriculum and assessment, now participating districts and charter schools can use one integrated system to support their K–8 blended learning math initiatives

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July’s Virtual Superintendent Symposium and Retreat Will Build a Safe, Equitable Blueprint for Back to School 2020

All district leaders are invited to a no-cost virtual retreat held by the Institute for Education Innovation to outline how to open schools safely and equitably in the fall

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Actively Learn Digital Platform Offers Content Area Products

Actively Learn , Achieve3000’s research-based, standards-aligned curriculum platform, announces the release of new sequenced curricular units: Actively Learn ELA, Actively Learn Social Studies,...

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Arizona Department of Education Approves Illuminate Education’s FastBridge Solution

FastBridge reading assessments approved for K-3 literacy and dyslexia screening

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Back-To-School: Integrating Teletherapy into Your Service Delivery Model

Special 2-part webinar series to help schools plan for fall

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Elementary Schools to Pilot Illustrative Mathematics K–5 Math Curriculum and Professional Learning

More than 4,500 teachers and 77,000 students nationwide will pilot the problem-based core curriculum and professional learning this fall

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Social Justice, Digital Citizenship, and Social-Emotional Learning Resources Among the New Content Just Added to Discovery Education Services

  Discovery Education today announces the addition of hundreds of new digital resources sourced from trusted content partners to its award-winning digital services.  The new content added to...

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Follett Partners with Nonprofits to Promote Summer Reading

Seattle, Minneapolis Childhood Literacy Organizations Turn to Follett’s Online Book Fairs; Nearly 80,000 Print Books Distributed to Young Students

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Illuminate Education’s eduCLIMBER Named Learning Analytics Solution of the Year

Illuminate’s MTSS management tool recognized in 2020 EdTech Breakthrough program

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Healthy Player ONE Solves Two Largest Concerns for Scholastic Esports

Healthy Player ONE is the first company to introduce software to monitor and prevent harassment and injury during esports play

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STS Education Helping Schools Reopen This Fall with New Device Decontamination Service

Local company’s use of medical grade decontamination services catching the attention of California schools, agencies and even a Fortune 100 computer maker

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Virginia’s Prince William County Public Schools and Discovery Education Extend Partnership Providing Educators District Access to Award-Winning Digital Service

  Virginia’s Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) announced the extension of its partnership with Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resour...

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DimensionU Provides Free Esports Summer Leagues for All New Jersey Students

Department of Defense STEM Outreach Office Supports Free Gameplay for Learning, Protecting Third- through Ninth Graders in New Jersey from Widening Achievement Gap

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Apex Learning Brings Critical Social and Emotional Learning and Mental Health Programming to Districts through Partnership with Evolution Labs

Partnership enables districts to support the health and wellbeing of students, addressing the needs of the whole child

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3M Young Scientist Challenge Announces 2020 National Finalists

3M and Discovery Education congratulate finalists; announce 2020 shift to a virtual competition in response to COVID-19

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RANDA Releases The Teacher Wallet API to Licensure Vendors

RANDA Solutions announced today the release of an API Integration for The Teacher Wallet solution. The API release is available to any existing teacher credentialing or licensure system in the United States.

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Secretary DeVos Launches New Student-Centered Grant Competition to Spur Short-Term Education Opportunities, Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth as America Reopens

    U.S. Department of Education U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today a new higher education discretionary grant program designed to provide students the opportunity to deve...

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PBLWorks Creates New eBook Featuring 21 Projects to Help Families Keep Children Engaged in Learning this Summer

“This Teachable Moment” eBook provides an introduction to Project Based Learning and ready-to-go projects for children of all grade levels

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VHS Learning Opens Fall 2020 Registration

In the 2021 academic year, nonprofit VHS Learning celebrates its 25 th year as a supplemental online high school program – the first nationwide online program in the United States. Enrollment f...

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Texas' Ector County Independent School District Selects Discovery Education Experience to Support Student Learning Over the Summer and Beyond

  Texas' Ector County Independent School District (ECISD) announced the selection of Discovery Education Experience to support both its current Virtual Summer School program and K-12 tea...

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Apperson Offers Early Bird Pricing for its Online Character Education Program – The Character Tree

     Discounted 2020/21 subscriptions allow teachers to provide students with character skills, whether they are in classrooms or teaching remotely  After a successful launch in 2019...

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Swing Education Names its 2020 Inductees into the Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame

Three exemplary educators were chosen based on their contributions to the classroom and greater school community

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Stanley Black & Decker and Discovery Education Announce 2020 Making for Good Challenge Winners

  Innovative STEAM Solutions to Societal & Environmental Issues Earns Students One-of-a-Kind Virtual Mentorship Opportunity and $30,000 in Prizing Stanley Black & Decker and Di...

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Secretary DeVos Approves 10 Additional Perkins Career and Technical Education Plans

  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the Department of Education has approved 10 additional career and technical education (CTE) plans. Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Missou...

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Funds For Learning Invites Feedback in 10th Annual E-rate Survey

The 2020 survey is now open for applicants to submit confidential feedback about federal E-rate funding program

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Captivate, Engage and Inspire Classrooms with Epson Education Display Solutions

Epson’s New BrightLink and PowerLite Laser Displays Create Immersive, Laser-Focused Learning for Today’s Classrooms

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Illustrative Mathematics Appoints Kristin Umland as President

Two additional leadership team changes announced for key product strategy and program management roles

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting Renews Long Term Partnership with Discovery Education Serving Educators and Students Statewide

–17 Year Collaboration Between LPB and Discovery Education is Playing a Critical Role Educating Louisiana’s Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond–

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Impero Launches Website-Filtering Software to Further Protect Students Online

Impero Web:check scans approximately 150 million new URLs every day, catching and filtering on average 408,000 webpages for inappropriate content

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VHS Learning Announces 2020 College Scholarship Winners

Nonprofit provides $5000 in scholarships to twelve high school seniors

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Bloomz Introduces Robocalling, Allowing Schools to Deliver Audio Messages to Parents

The app continues to deliver on its promise to provide a single, comprehensive solution for school-home communication

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New Initiative from Discovery Education Helps Students Continue Learning During the Summer Months and Prepares Educators for the Coming School Year

  Discovery Education —the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—today announced the launch of its n...

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Vernier Software & Technology Releases New Lab Book for High School and College-Level Human Physiology

The lab book’s 15 hands-on investigations utilize Vernier Go Direct® data-collection technology to teach students about various physiology concepts

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Arizona’s Peoria Unified School District Selects Discovery Education Experience to Support Classroom Instruction and Distance Learning

Expanded Partnership Connects Students in All District Schools to Award-Winning Digital Service

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KinderLab Robotics Announces KIBO Resources and Curriculum to Support Blended and Distance Learning for Early Childhood

In this time of educational disruption, KinderLab’s solutions help educators continue their STEAM programs and meet computer science standards through creative coding, arts, and imaginative play

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The Character Tree Hosts Webinar on how to Incorporate Character Development across the Curriculum

     Free June 11, 2020 webinar features early elementary school teacher Sara VanderWel who plays the role of “Miss Sara” in The Character Tree videos   Character education in the ...

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Curriculum Associates’ Updated i-Ready® Personalized Instruction Aligns to WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation Criteria for English Language Learners

Online reading and mathematics program now includes more than 1,150 culturally responsive lessons to support English Language Learners (ELLs)

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SchoolStatus Launches Notify a District-Wide Messaging Solution

Administrators can schedule, automate and distribute mass messages directly to all parents and guardians via phone call, text and email

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TGR Foundation and Discovery Education Launch New Digital Professional Development Series

Resources from TGR EDU: EXPLORE Empowers Educators with Access and Tools Necessary to Transform Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

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Discovery Education Expands Partnership with Clever

    Discovery Education —the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—and Clever—the most widely us...

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Gale Relaunches Kids InfoBits as Gale In Context: Elementary with Enhanced User Experience to Deliver Better Learning Outcomes

Kid-Friendly Database Improves Student Engagement and Personalizes Instruction In and Out of Classroom, Developing Future-Ready Skills in Young Learners

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Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education Receive Prestigious CODiE Award for Best STEM Instructional Solution for Grades 6-12

Innovative No-Cost Dynamic Digital Content Building STEM Thinking Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition

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Voyager Sopris Learning Launches Scholarship Contest for Graduating High School Seniors in Mississippi, Alabama

Eligible Students Asked to Submit an Essay on ‘Why I Want to Become a Teacher’

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OverDrive Education Reports Rapid Increase in Ebook and Audiobook Adoption Since COVID-19 Outbreak

Over 26,000 schools and districts now connecting students at home with Sora reading app’s no-cost digital content

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Ed-Tech Leader Saki Dodelson Launches Beable, The First Life-Ready Literacy System for the Whole Child

Beable supports districts and students with the first-ever multi-dimensional system connecting literacy to life-readiness

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Louisiana Tech partners with Discovery Education to provide personalized digital learning service

  Louisiana Tech, the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance (LOSFA) and Discovery Education have joined forces to provide personalized digital learning services for students across ...

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Numerade Launches Online STEM Summer Camps for High School and College Students

Students are invited to sign up for two months of free world-class instruction in subjects such as calculus, physics and chemistry, as well as SAT Prep

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PBLWorks Creates New Online Course to Provide a Path for Individual Teachers to Learn Project Based Learning Practices

Eight-week course led by PBL experts grounds teachers in Gold Standard PBL Teaching Practices

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Swing Education Launches New Virtual Tutoring Service

Trusted education company bridges digital learning gap to keep students on track with Swing Tutors

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New Kahoot! integration with Microsoft Teams brings engagement to distance learning and video conferencing

Kahoot! announced the launch of an integration with Microsoft Teams which allows its 75 million daily users to play Kahoot! games simultaneously or at their own pace from directly within Teams.

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PresenceLearning Secures $27 Million Series D Growth Investment Led by Bain Capital Double Impact

       Funding to accelerate universal K-12 access to remote special education related services, during COVID-19 closures and beyond  PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live onl...

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Gaggle’s New Investing in Student Safety Report Helps District Leaders Identify the Return on Safety Investments

All educators would agree that it’s vital to protect students both physically and digitally, but how do they measure the return on their safety investments? In its latest report, Investing in S...

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Accelerate Learning Announces STEMscopes Math, Available Nationwide in June

New digital curriculum creates meaningful math experiences for real-world application

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Educator Team Releases Book on Teacher Wellness Just in Time for Corona Crisis

     A key chapter of Whole: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive is available to download at no cost as a resource for educators and parents in this turbulent time The Mindshif...

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Partnership Brings Emotional Check-Ins to Kids at Home

   New technology allows teachers to see how kids are doing emotionally and respond with customized activities Crisis teaching with students at home can hinder teacher understanding of ...

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Online Discussion Platform Harmonize Integrates New Plagiarism Detection Tool Urkund

    As online learning expands, Urkund’s text-similarity detection will help instructors maintain academic integrity in online collaborations  42 Lines , a leader in custom edtech deve...

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Massachusetts Mayflower Academy Accepting Applications for the 2020-2021 School Year

Massachusetts Mayflower Academy (MMA) is currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year. High school students interested learning from home can opt for more than 220 online cou...

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Mentoring Minds Launches District-wide Instructional Management Platform

Digital solution weaves critical thinking into every aspect of teaching and learning

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Ukiah Unified School District Expands its Teletherapy Services to In-Home Delivery as Schools Move to Remote Learning

District partners with PresenceLearning to provide its clinical teams with teletherapy training and access to the PresenceLearning platform

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Discovery Education Adds New Content to Award-Winning Digital Services That Engages Students at Home, in the Classroom, or Wherever Learning is Taking Place

Resources Added to Discovery Education Experience, Science and Social Science Techbooks Supports Instruction of All K-12 Students

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Swing Education Now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Class of Substitute Teacher Hall of Fame

Kicking off its call for nominations during Teacher Appreciation Week, Swing Education to recognize three exemplary educators for their contributions to the classroom and community

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Nebraska’s Raymond Central School District Expands Collaboration with Discovery Education to Accelerate Efforts to Prepare all Students for College and Career

Partnership Expansion Provides Students Access to Engaging Science and Math Lessons in the Classroom or Remote Environment

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Follett Deploys Key PreK-12 Solutions to Microsoft Azure

Cloud-computing platform serves as data center host for Destiny products, Aspen SIS

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Catapult X and NSTA Announce Winners of the Science Educators’ Best of Show™ NSTA 2020 – Virtual Awards Program

50 organizations competed to have STEM educators judge them for exemplary technology & customer service for teaching and learning

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Edthena Launches New Webinar Series to Support Virtual Coaching

Free ‘Kitchen Table Coaching’ webinar series is part of the new #PLtogether project, a hub for topical resources to support instructional coaching

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Maker Mask partners with pi-top enabling schools to fight COVID-19 with 3D printable respirator masks

       EdTech company pi-top has created lesson plans that teach users how to make a 3D printable NIH-approved respirator mask, using readily available materials found at local hardware ...

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Learning with Digital Games: A Guide for Educators and Parents during the COVID-19 Crisis

  COVID 19 has disrupted the world. The pandemic has crippled world markets, shuttered businesses, and threatened our very lives. Many countries, states, provinces, and cities have wisely clos...

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VHS Learning students win second and third place at the Massachusetts state level of the CANE Student Writing Contest

Two students taking Latin 3 online with Massachusetts-based nonprofit VHS Learning (VHS, Inc.) have placed in the top three in the state for the Classical Association of New England (CANE) Stu...

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New Report from CatchOn Reveals Usage of Online Tools During COVID-19

“The Power of Data Analytics for Remote Learning” indicates how, when and what eLearning tools are being used

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Expert Shares Strategies to promote Social-emotional Learning and Character Development during School Closures in Upcoming Webinar

       May 7, 2020 webinar features Dr. Maurice Elias and is moderated by Dr. Sheryl Harmer  The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear the necessity of building character development and so...

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Daniel Boone Area School District’s New Partnership with Discovery Education Ensures All District Students Access to High-Quality Instruction from Any Device or Location

Suite of Dynamic Digital Services and Supporting Professional Learning Prepare Pennsylvania District’s Educators to Deliver Engaging Lessons in the Classroom or Virtual Environment

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Imperva Releases Seventh Annual Bad Bot Report; Uncovers Nearly a Quarter of Overall Website Traffic Driven by Bad Bots

Financial services industry hit hardest by bad bots, making up almost half of overall website traffic; Russia origin of most blocked attacks

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Vonage and Insight ADVANCE Work Together to Deliver Free Professional Development Video Tools for Educators During Public Health Crisis

     Teachers, coaches and districts can access free support services powered by the Vonage Video API to drive educator growth   Vonage (Nasdaq: VG), a global business cloud communi...

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Underwriters Laboratories Xplorlabs® Launches New Virtual Education Resource

Connecting Communities to the Science, Safety and Sustainability of Lithium-ion Battery Life Cycles

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Georgia’s Cobb County School District Launches Virtual Professional Learning Initiative Supported by Discovery Education

Face-to-Face Professional Learning Initiative Moved Online to Support Continued Professional Development During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Eduplanet21 Announces New Marketplace Builder Solution to Help K-12 Educational Service Centers

Updates will provide new collaborative learning and marketplace distribution tools

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Gaggle partners with districts nationwide to increase student safety while learning remotely

Provides frontline support in protecting nearly five million students against cyberbullying, self-harm, offensive content, and many other harmful situations

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Illuminate Education Expands Personalized Support to K-12 Districts

Services include virtual training and consultative services to support teaching and learning during the COVID-19 crisis

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Educator Team Releases Book on Teacher Wellness Just in Time for Corona Crisis

A key chapter of Whole: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive is available to download at no cost as a resource for educators and parents in this turbulent time

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The 2020 Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards Recognize Seven STEM Educators for Their Innovative Use of Data-Collection Technology

Each winning educator awarded with cash and technology prizes valued at $5,500

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A Sweet Treat of Free School-Approved Popular Ebooks for Students

Thousands of schools globally participating in OverDrive Sora Sweet Reads program to avoid early “summer slide”

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eBOARDsolutions Announces Free Access to Simbli Meetings Module for School Districts

New ‘Virtual Board Meeting Guide’ website resource accompanies free meeting software offering

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New Report on Lexia Core5 Reading Finds Percentage of K-3 Students Reading at or Above Grade Level Nearly Doubles After Seven Months

Literacy program currently in 314 Utah schools supporting nearly 97,000 students

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Secretary DeVos Announces $3 Billion in Emergency Education Block Grants for Governors

Encourages them to focus the funding on continuing education for students of all ages

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PBL World 2020 Moves to New Online Format while Delivering Same Immersive 3-day PBL Experience

Conference brings together a community of peers and experts to do deep, focused and real work to prepare teachers to deliver quality Project Based Learning to students

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CatchOn Joins the Google for Education Integrated Solutions Initiative

CatchOn’s new integrations available with Google Drive, Sheets, and Google Data Studio will provide school districts with more visibility into their application usage data

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InferCabulary Introduces Enhanced Features and Free Access to Support Schools Through COVID-19

InferCabulary , the innovative web-based visual vocabulary tool, today announced it has unveiled a number of upgrades and improvements to the program. Version 2.0 of InferCabulary features new ...

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Swing Education Partners with Outschool to Provide Job Opportunities for its Substitute Teachers during School Closures

Outschool’s flexible work environment allows Swing subs to support students and teach live online classes during COVID-19 pandemic

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Nearpod & Utah Education Network Announce State-Wide Access to Digital Learning for Utah Schools

The partnership ensures that every Utah school district has access to Nearpod, bringing more than 658,000 students in grades K-12 and their teachers access to the company’s engaging learning experiences until 2024.

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Curriculum Associates’ Ready® Classroom Mathematics Named a Highly Rated Program by EdReports.org

Core mathematics program for Grades K–5 is the latest Curriculum Associates program to receive an “all-green” rating after an independent evidence-based review

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DIVERSITY in Ed Supports Teachers and Schools with Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 15, 2020

DIVERSITY in Ed Magazine & Online Service will host their 5th annual Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair for teachers from 11am-5pm CST.

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Ensuring Continuity of Education With Remote Grading Workflows

TORONTO, March 11, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Crowdmark is concerned about how COVID-19 is impacting its community of students and educators and recognizes the immense costs that school closures –...

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Wilton Public Schools Moves Special Education-Related Services Online to Meet the Needs of its Students during School Closures

District is providing its clinical teams with teletherapy training and access to the PresenceLearning online therapy platform

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EdReports Announces IM 9–12 Math Certified by Illustrative Mathematics Meets Expectations Across All Three Gateways

High school math curricula offered by IM Certified partners Kendall Hunt and LearnZillion earn high marks for focus and coherence, rigor and mathematical practices, and usability

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CoderZ Cyber Robotics Curriculum Named a Finalist in 2020 SIIA CODiE Awards

Virtual coding and robotics curriculum uses advanced gaming simulation to teach STEM concepts

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Conscious Discipline Shares At-Home Social Emotional Learning Resources for Educators and Families

Free, online toolkit prioritizes safety, connection and problem-solving in uncertain times

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Flinn Scientific Offers Free Resources to Engage Students in At-Home Science Learning

Next Generation Science Standards-aligned resources teach K-12 students key physics and chemistry concepts

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ACT is Providing Free Digital Learning Resources for Students and the Workforce Impacted by COVID-19

ACT capabilities assist students across the learning lifecycle and workers facing workplace disruptions during unprecedented times

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Symbaloo Offers Educators its PRO Version at no Cost

With the coronavirus closing schools around the country, the content-integration platform commits to helping educators make the transition to online learning

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Impero to Make Remote Monitoring Software Free to Districts in need of a Remote Learning Solution

Software allows teachers to manage students’ devices remotely

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WURRLYedu Launches Free Web-Based Version of its Online Music Education Program with Cloud-Based Recording to Assist Students Learning Remotely

New Web-based Platform Enables Access to A High-Quality, Highly-Engaging And Effective Music Education Program For Every K-12 Student

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Libraries Worldwide Unite with Largest Digital Book Club

Engaging and informative “Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic” ebook and audiobook now available for reading and global discussion

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New Guide from CatchOn Provides Five Action Ideas for Establishing a Student Data Privacy Culture

Legal and education experts collaborate on resource to maintain school district's federal and state data privacy compliance

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ClassTag Announces Schoolwide Solution to Support Remote Learning in Schools

Free Award-Winning Communication Platform for Schools and District Leaders

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Epic Announces Free Support for Educators, Students and Families Impacted by COVID-19 School Closures

Digital library for kids will be available free to families and children until June 30 through participating teachers and librarians

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The Waldron Charitable Fund Announces $1M in Grant Opportunities to Support Children

Funding will support local nonprofit organizations serving the health, nutrition, and special education needs of underserved children impacted by school closures nationwide

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Soundtrap’s New “Education Today” Podcast Series Will Highlight the Leading Voices and Most Important Topics in K-12 Globally

  Soundtrap , part of Spotify, has announced the launch of Education Today presented by Soundtrap for Education, a new podcast series that will surface the key trends and topics influencing K...

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PresenceLearning Offers Teletherapy Training and Online Therapy Platform to Help Special Education Teams Continue Serving Students During COVID-19 School Closures

Offering includes professional development training on teletherapy best practices, access to the leading teletherapy platform specifically built for K-12 students with special needs, parent resources, and technical support during school hours

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Dallas ISD Partners with PresenceLearning to Provide Students with Live Online Speech-Language Therapy Services

Texas’ second largest school district turns to teletherapy as innovative solution to address shortage of onsite speech-language pathologists

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Transact Announces Support for Mobile Credential with HID Physical Access Readers

Using Transact Mobile Credential with readers allows universities to easily leverage existing hardware to support mobile student IDs

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Starting July 1, Districts with Gaggle’s Safety Management Solution are Eligible for Web Filter Support and Tipline Service—Free of Cost

Gaggle announced that districts using the full Gaggle Safety Management solution will receive web filter safety integration as well as Gaggle’s SpeakUp for Safety tipline at no additional cost...

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Identity Automation Announces Acquisition of Enboard

Leader in Identity and Access Management Increases Footprint in Education

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Starting today, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, bulb digital portfolios is free for schools worldwide.

This initiative will apply for the rest of the school year and through the summer. No commitment required.

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IXL Learning Acquires Vocabulary.com

IXL expands personalized learning offerings for English language arts

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VHS Learning Offers Help to Schools Facing School Closures Due to COVID-19

Oldest Nationwide Supplemental High School Online Learning Program Pledges Support for Schools

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Author Zaretta Hammond to Keynote PBL World 2020 in June

Hammond brings expertise in Culturally Responsive Teaching to premier conference on Project Based Learning

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Gaggle Helps Put Child Predator Behind Bars

Predatory man in Michigan tried to send pornographic material to New York state preteen; safety platform thwarted his efforts and provided police with critical evidence for his conviction

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Lexia PowerUp Literacy Now Listed on Evidence for ESSA Website as Most Effective Secondary Literacy Intervention – Earns Highest Rating Offered from Evidence for ESSA

  Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. Company (NYSE: RST), announced that its Lexia® PowerUp Literacy® instructional program has received a “Strong” rating from the independent review org...

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Archdiocese of Chicago Adopts Curriculum Associates’ i- Ready® Diagnostic for Grades K–2

Nation’s archdiocese with the most students will use online reading and mathematics assessment to support all of its K–2 students starting in the 2020–2021 school year

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VHS Learning Announces New Courses for the 2020-21 School Year

VHS Learning (VHS Inc.) has announced enhancements to its course catalog for the 2020-21 school year that will expand Advanced Placement® (AP®), core, and elective offerings. New and enhanced ...

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Vernier Software & Technology Founders Make $4.5 Million Pledge to Support STEM Education at Portland State University

Pledge underscoring Dave and Christine Vernier’s commitment to the future of science education earmarked to renovate a campus facility for undergraduates in STEM fields

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StudySync Presents The Balance Podcast with Catlin Tucker

Podcast series will discuss the challenges and tips for achieving a healthier work-life balance

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Lexia Learning Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification for Lexia Core5 Reading

Powerful blended learning program is among the first of 13 products to receive the certification

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Marion School District Receives the 6th Charlotte F. Lockhart Award for Excellence in Literacy Education

Reading Horizon honors the district for its substantially increased achievement rate among young, impassioned readers

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The Character Tree Announces Four New Video Lessons for Black History Month

New educational videos highlight positive character traits exemplified by prominent African American figures

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OverDrive Hires Angela Arnold as General Manager for K-12 Education Unit

Former marketing executive to drive adoption of award-winning Sora student reading app

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Gale and Washington State Library Support Middle School Student Reading Development Through Large Print Books

89 Middle Schools in Washington State Receive Curated Collection of Thorndike Press Large Print Books to Advance Literacy and Nurture Positive Reading Habits

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Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Wins a Tech & Learning TCEA Best of Show 2020 Award

Online diagnostic and instructional program also recently recognized with a Tech & Learning Award of Excellence for its ability to improve teaching and learning

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Troxell-CDI Rebrands with New Name-Trox

Trox is the new name for one of the most established leaders in education technology

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Elk Grove Unified Partners with ‘Care Solace’ for Mental Healthcare Services

     Partnership will connect students, families and staff to needed community-based behavioral and/or mental healthcare options Care Solace , an organization determined to calm the c...

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Eduplanet21 Announces Version 5.0 of its Curriculum Management Platform

The updates will provide a macro design feature and customizable professional learning institutes.

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New Partnership Helps Education Leaders Make the Most of EdTech Investments

             ENA, CatchOn and Kajeet expand partnership to simplify connectivity and data analytics for district leaders ENA ™ and  CatchOn ™ are excited to announce they have expanded...

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Intelitek Selects Technology Education Concepts (TEC) as its New England Representative

      Intelitek has selected Technology Education Concepts, Inc. (TEC), a 30-year provider of design-to-manufacturing solutions and teaching labs, to be its New England regional representati...

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VHS Learning Shows High Levels of Satisfaction Among Educators, Rising Trend Toward Customization

Data from  VHS Learning  (VHS, Inc.) shows that an increasing number of partner schools are customizing VHS Learning programs to accommodate the specific needs of their local student populations...

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Gaggle Partners with Clayton County Public Schools to Manage Student Safety on School-Provided Technology and Collaboration Platforms

Gaggle, the pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology, today announced that Georgia’s fifth-largest school district is implementing its student safety...

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U.S. Census Bureau Partners with Peachjar to Educate Communities About 2020 Census Participation

       Peachjar to facilitate delivery of digital flyers containing important Census information to 10 million parents across 15,000 schools   The United States Census Bureau , the...

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The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Spark the Future of STEM with the 2020 Possibility Grant Sweepstakes

       Title 1 Schools Invited to Make Their STEM Dreams Come True by Winning $10,000 from the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes: #IDreamofSTEM To further inspire the next generation of S...

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