June 13, 2011 | Volume 18, Number 12

SMART Offers Publishers a Marketplace

SMART Technologies (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) is working on an e-commerce initiative for its SMART Exchange online education community that could provide a channel for publishers to ...

Conversion to Digital Requires Planning by Publishers

Publishers looking to make the transition from legacy classroom products to digital materials need to plan in one-year, three-year and five-year timeframes, Shah Karim, CEO of Saferock ...

Growing Charter Enrollment is Opportunity

The number of students enrolled in public charter schools more than tripled from 340,000 to 1.4 million from 1999-2000 to 2008-2009, according to data released in May by the Institute ...

Some Charters Tap SIG Funding

Public charter schools are publicly funded and must meet the accountability standards articulated in their charters. Thus, like other public schools, they can be rated as failing ...

AcademicMerit Poised for Growth

AcademicMerit chief executive Ogden Morse III was teaching in 2004 and already had created educational software focused on vocabulary when he decided to launch a web-based program that ...

IlliniCloud Looks to Future Potential

IlliniCloud, a cloud computing consortium serving K-12 schools in Illinois, is providing districts in that state with access to virtual servers, online storage and high speed network ...

California & Florida Provide Digital Info

The California Learning Resource Network (Modesto, Calif.) in June launched an online course review project intended to provide K-12 educators, students, and parents with detailed ...

Edline Offers Learning Community Management System

Edline’s (Chicago) Learning Community Management System, the latest offering from the provider of website and communications solutions designed for K-12 education, combines the ...

Sapling Launches Science for Texas

Sapling Learning, which provides interactive homework and assessment software for higher education science, is moving into K-12 with the launch of a high school product for the ...

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