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The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is pushing back the planned field test of its Common Core assessments, which had been scheduled to kick off Tuesday.
Edgenuity has unveiled Edgenuity MyPath, a program designed to offer supplemental math and reading instruction for students in grades 6-12.
Hatch, a provider of early learning technology, has launched the Hatch Display 55-inch high-definition touchscreen and the Hatch Interactive Whiteboard, both designed specifically for the classroom.
Hooda Math has updated its free timed math tests to work on any Internet-connected device.
Open source video platform Kaltura has released a new video app for Instructure's Canvas learning management system.
For this year's test, the site currently hosts hundreds of questions and more than 200 videos. For students taking the new SAT starting in 2016, Khan Academy said it will create thousands of practice problems and instructional videos that will be available in the spring of 2015.
Digital Learning Now has released the 2013 Digital Learning Report Card, which grades K-12 education policy in each of the 50 states against the group's 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning. This year only two states, Utah and Florida, received As, while 14 states received Fs and another 13 received Ds.
Sylvan Learning has launched SylvanPlay, a network of educational games for children in grades 1 through 4. The games are available for iOS and Android mobile devices.
The Vermont Agency of Education has created the Vermont Professional Learning Network to help educators throughout the state implement Common Core State Standards.
Extron Electronics has rolled out 12 TouchLink Pro touchpanels boasting faster processing, more memory and enhanced security.
James H. Shelton III has been formally confirmed as deputy secretary of education for the United States Department of Education.
Right on the heels of a $40 million investment from Google, Renaissance Learning is being bought out for more than $1 billion.
BenQ has added two new single-chip DLP projectors to its M7 series of projectors. The new units are designed to deliver high brightness output in midsize classrooms and meeting spaces.
When the school day starts later and students leave technology outside their bedrooms at night, grades and student health both improve due to increased sleep, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Minnesota.
Aruba Networks has framed a new architecture for its technology offerings designed to addresses increasingly mobile users.
Tablet and smart phone processors will increasingly shift toward 64-bit architectures, though it will be a few years before these chips power the majority of devices.
Springfield Public Schools in New Jersey is getting a tenfold increase in bandwidth to support technology in its classrooms.
Yakima School District 7 has adopted a new registration tool in an effort to streamline the collection and processing of student medical data at the beginning of the school year.