October 5, 2018: Volume 25, Number 19

Federal Ed Funding Rises for FY 2019

The Department of Education will receive $71.5 billion in discretionary funding for fiscal 2019, started Oct. 1, 2018, under a spending bill signed into law by President Trump in ...

Florida ESSA Plan Approved

All 50 states have approved plans for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act after the September approval of the fifth version of a plan from Florida by Secretary of Education ...

McMinn Updates with Projection and Sound

The McMinn County (TN) district, which educate 6,000 students, is updating its classroom technology with new projectors and sound systems as part of an “Even the Playing Field” ...

Achieve3000 Acquires Actively Learn

Achieve3000 (Lakewood, NJ), provider of online differentiated literacy instruction, in October acquired the digital reading platform Actively Learn (Seattle), with the goal of pairing ...

Boxlight Acquires EOS

Interactive technology solutions provider Boxlight Corp. (Lawrenceville, GA) in September acquired EOS Education (Scottsdale, AZ), a consulting and professional development company, ...

Edmentum Partners to Offer More

Edmentum (Bloomington, MN) is partnering with Boulevard Arts to build a suite of augmented reality activities for humanities courses, including English 9-12, World History, U.S. ...

Discovery Adds Content

Discovery Education (Charlotte, NC) in September added new digital assets for social studies, science and STEM. “Today’s students are accustomed to interacting with high quality ...

Dynamic Learning Supports Coaching

Research findings from the first year of the Dynamic Learning Project, a national program led by Digital Promise (Washington, DC) and assisted by Google (Mountain View, CA), support an ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Oct. 5, 2018

Knovation (Cincinnati) is partnering with INFOhio, Ohio’s PreK-12 digital library provided by a division of the management council of the Ohio Education Computer Network, to offer ...

News Briefs, Oct. 5, 2018

Cypher Learning in September updated its learning paths feature, which sequences goals students must complete to master a topic, of its learning management system NEO with the ...

People, Oct. 5, 2018

Otus (Chicago), provider of an integrated platform that helps users view student engagement, performance and progress, in September named Seth Gurss chief sales officer. Gurss most ...

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