June 16, 2017: Volume 24, Number 13

Discovery Sees Easier Adoption Process

When Florida schools last evaluated science instructional materials in 2010, Discovery Education (Silver Spring, MD) was fairly new to the adoption process. In 2017, as the state ...

Richland Students Access Resources on Chromebooks

Richland School District Two, which educates 24,000 students in 19 elementary schools, seven middle schools and five high schools, in suburban Columbia, SC, developed a plan to ...

Interest Grows in Diverse ELL Resources

Open educational resource provider Curriki (Cupertino, CA) in June issued a call for high-quality Spanish-language content for its new Beta Spanish-language site to help deliver ...

Edmentum names Candee President & CEO

Edmentum (Bloomington, MN) in May named Jamie Post Candee president and chief executive officer. The appointment marks a return to Edmentum for Candee who previously served in a ...

Apps Lead to New Information Sources

EER’s second-quarter look at what education apps are popular on Amazon, the Apps Store and Google Play finds some new apps joining recurring favorites on the list.Curiosity is an app ...

CoSN Provides Privacy Tools

The Consortium for School Networking (Washington, DC) in June released a new version of its national privacy toolkit for school system leaders, with the goal of helping educators push ...

CoSN Advises on Vetting

The process of vetting online educational products and services is a risk management activity for school customers that should involve four steps, according to CoSN (Washington, ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, June 16, 2017

The Raspberry Pi Foundation (Cambridge, U.K.), which provides low-cost computers and computing resources, is merging with the CoderDojo Foundation (Dublin, Ireland) to advance their ...

People, June 16, 2017

Achieve (Washington, DC) in June named Jennifer Sattem senior fellow, policy and practice. Sattem formerly was a senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of Education where she ...

Financial Briefs, June 16, 2017

McGraw-Hill Education’s (New York) first quarter revenue was $284 million, up 7.2% from the same period last year, and driven by Higher Education segment results. Companywide ...

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