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Students at seven schools in California and Texas will have access to a blended math program thanks to a grant from an engineering and construction company.
Edmentum has updated its data platform, Edmentum Sensei, with expanded reporting for teachers using the company's Study Island platform and new views for Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments.
Eduplanet21 is launching a new teacher professional development (PD) platform designed to improve PD planning, organization, access to content and collaboration.
Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation in New York City has replaced its home-grown information system with a consolidated student information and financial system.
Global smartphone shipments grew just more than 20 percent to reach 301 million units in the third quarter of 2014 despite no growth in the mobile phone market overall, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.
Students in hybrid classrooms outperformed their peers in traditional classes in all grades and subjects, according to the newest study from two organizations that work with schools in establishing hybrid instruction. According to the 2013-2014 "Hybrid Learning Program Results," from Hybrid Learning Institute and Dellicker Strategies, more than nine out of 10 schools using a hybrid learning program reported higher academic performance on standardized tests compared to traditional classrooms in the same school district or state benchmarks.
Eighteen educational institutions and groups in Georgia will share $4.5 million over the next two years to improve student achievement in the state.
The Washington School Information Processing Cooperative (WSIPC) has expanded its relationship with a provider of tools for gathering student information.
District of Columbia Public Schools has chosen a partner to develop items for its online social studies assessments of students in grades 6-8.
California's San Marino Unified School District has adopted an online registration and payment system in an effort to streamline the processes.
Aerohive is rolling out a new 802.11ac access point designed to handle harsh outdoor environments.
North American schools and universities have an opportunity to outfit an active learning classroom for free through a new grant program from Steelcase Education.
A federal magnet program gives a Melbourne, FL school $1 million to provide each student with a laptop.
iRobot has launched a preassembled robot platform, dubbed Create 2, designed to give students, teachers and developers experience programming robots.
The Denton Independent School District has deployed a free mobile app in an effort to improve student participation.
Performance Matters has partnered with Key Data Systems to provide new Common Core State Standard-aligned assessment items through its Unify platform.
The $1.5 billion increase in annual funding approved by the FCC last week is expected to allow 101,000 schools and 16,000 libraries to expand their high-speed broadband and WiFi access.
The number of servers shipped in the third quarter of 2014 grew 1 percent, with North America and Asia/Pacific driving the mild upward swing.
When it comes to choosing what technology will be added to schools, e-learning and classroom management top the list. While half of schools already use e-learning software and online homework portals, another 29 percent expect to add or update that in their classroom arsenals, according to a new report from CompTIA.
Unigo and Get Schooled have partnered on a gamified platform designed to help students select and prepare for college.