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by Nicole Mangiaracina On 07/08/2013

POTTSTOWN, PA – July 8, 2013 – Orbit Software today announced an agreement with Pearson to provide customers of PowerSchool, the industry-leading student information system (SIS), with direct access to the most advanced bus routing solution in K-12 education, increasing the flow of information between Parents and Transportation and District Staff.

by Charlotte Andrist, Haselton Group On 07/18/2013

Next Generation Reading Program Supports Success on the Common Core State Standards and Expands on Lexia’s Research-Proven, Award-Winning Methodology

by Charlotte Andrist, Haselton Group On 07/25/2013

Acquisition Expands Product Portfolio Beyond Language, Adds Cloud-Based Children’s Literacy Solution to Education Offerings

by C. Blohm & Associates On 07/14/2014

Listening devices that help students achieve the goals outlined in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a critical component of today’s classrooms. To meet this need, Califone International, Inc., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of audiovisual (AV) and supplemental curriculum products for use in education, announces the release of its 901 Wireless Headphone. The rechargeable headphone and separate 3.5 mm transmitter connect students to listening activities on computers, laptops, tablets and other mobile devices.

by Kaplan K12 On 07/12/2012

Kaplan K12 has received approved vendor status by The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN), a national governmental purchasing cooperative that contracts on behalf of K-12 schools, local governments, colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations in all 50 states. The agreement with Kaplan includes test preparation offerings, programs for pre-college exams, and online standards-based curriculum and professional development resources, which can be delivered online, by a school or district's own teachers, or by Kaplan instructors.

by C. Blohm & Associates On 07/15/2014

Atomic Learning showcases seamless education technology training integration for course management systems at BbWorld 2014 in Las Vegas. The company also offers Skills Assessments that accompany the training tutorials and measure technology competency.

by Triumph Learning On 07/21/2014

Triumph Learning announces its partnership with Digital Learning Alliance (DLA). The collaboration aims to improve the education system in the United States, and support efforts to drive digital learning in schools across the country. As part of the alliance, Triumph Learning will provide input on DLA issue and policy areas for outreach to state legislators. Triumph Learning’s digital learning materials will also be added to the DLA library for access by legislators and state policymakers.

by Charlotte Andrist On 07/17/2012

CyberBully Hotline Grant Program Helps Low-Income Schools and Districts Implement Anonymous Bullying Reporting Program

by C. Blohm & Associates On 07/21/2014

LUBBOCK, Texas (July 21, 2014) – CEV Multimedia, a leading producer of Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum resources, today announced the inaugural industry partners supporting its new certification program during a news conference in Austin, Texas. State Representative Jimmie Don Aycock, Chair of the House Committee on Public Education and author of Texas House Bill 5, joined the industry partners at the event in support of CTE initiatives. 

by Turnitin On 07/18/2012

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and online grading, and Desire2Learn, a leader in providing innovative learning solutions, announced enhancements to the integration of Turnitin GradeMark with Desire2Learn Learning Suite 10. Using the new Turnitin integration, instructors can save up to 50 percent of their grading time with GradeMark drag-and-drop QuickMark® comments, grading rubrics, and voice comments.

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