February 19, 2021: Volume 28, Number 4

Google for Education Introduces Workspace for Education

   Google for Education (Mountain View, CA) in February introduced Google Workspace for Education, the next evolution of its GSuite for Education, which is used by more than ...

Appropriations Act Finalizes FY '21 Ed Department Funding

 The Consolidated Appropriations Act signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020 provides funding for the Department of Education through Sept. 30, 2121 and allocates more dollars to most ...

Districts Spending CARES $ as More Funding Looms

  Two rounds of stimulus funding have provided dollars for K-12 education, with the likely possibility of a third round coming. There is variation across the states in terms of ...

Polk County Digital Learning Accelerates

 The Polk County (FL) school district, which educates 106,000 students in 105 schools, leveraged a single sign-on platform with analytics to scale their digital programs for ...

Districts Take Different Paths in Response to Pandemic

  Educators from diverse districts across the country shared at the virtual Future of Education Technology Conference in January how learning has evolved for their students in the ...

Curriculum Associates Connects Assessment & Instruction

 Curriculum Associates (N. Billerica, MA) designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools that can provide ...

Curriculum Associates Wins State Approvals

 Curriculum Associates (N. Billerica, MA) is winning statewide approvals for company products that align with state initiatives. The Rhode Island Department of Education in ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Feb. 19, 2021

 Cambium Learning Group (Dallas) in February agreed to sell Rosetta Stone’s Languages division to the personalized learning platform company IXL Learning (San Mateo, CA). ...

People Briefs, Feb. 19, 2021

Stride (Herndon, VA) in February promoted Jodi Marshall to senior vice president of K12 Learning Solutions, leading the company’s efforts to partner with states, districts and ...

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