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Experts Speak on Inquiry-Based Education in Ohio on February 26 and at SXSW EDU on March 9
District leaders, teachers, and national experts in inquiry-based education discuss why inquiry is being embraced as a more engaging education pedagogy

CINCINNATI, Ohio — February 18, 2020 – inquirED, the pioneer in helping schools transition to inquiry-based education, announced today it will host two important inquiry-education events – an Ohio Inquiry Symposium with Lakota Local School District on February 26 and “Beyond the Textbook: Empower Teachers & Students,” an official panel of

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Intelitek Selects Technology Education Concepts (TEC) as its New England Representative

DERRY, N.H. – (Feb. 13, 2020) – Intelitek has selected Technology Education Concepts, Inc. (TEC), a 30-year provider of design-to-manufacturing solutions and teaching labs, to be its New England regional representative. TEC will be responsible for sale and service of Intelitek programs and products throughout the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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The National Education Equity Lab Announce First-Ever National Pilot A Success in Title 1 Underserved High Schools in 11 Cities From Flint, Michigan, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and NYC

Preliminary data show, most of the high school students who completed the online college course passed and received 4 college credits at no cost to them— providing an opportunity to make college more accessible and affordable

 Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan calls effort “game-changing”

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inquirED Launches Inquiry-Based Social Studies Curriculum for Sixth Grade
New inquirED curriculum focuses on the ancient world to help students develop important future-ready, project-based learning, and social skills

CHICAGO (January 21, 2020) – inquirED, the innovative developer of inquiry-based curriculum and teacher professional development, today unveiled a new, inquiry-based curriculum designed for use in sixth-grade social studies classrooms. Click to Tweet.

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StudySync Announces the 2020 StudySync Media Contest
Annual awards program recognizes top middle school and high school ELA multimedia student productions

Sonoma, CA (Jan. 21, 2020) – For the seventh year in a row, StudySync is hosting its annual Media Contest, in which students with a creative strength in media have an opportunity to demonstrate their originality and media production abilities by creating themed video shorts, podcasts, or digital posters. To enter, teams of students collaborate to produce a StudySync TV-styled video, an original podcast, a StudySync-styled Preview video, or a digital novel poster.

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Common App Announces more than $1.6 Million to Support Access and Equity Initiatives
Grant money to support data-driven approach to college access and equity research

Arlington, VA- Common App, the non-profit membership organization dedicated to access, equity and integrity in the college admissions process, announced today that it has been awarded a grant of more than $1.6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support a data-driven approach to college access and equity research initiatives. This research will enable Common App stakeholders, including school counselors, college admissions professionals, and external researchers to better support the students that they serve.

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Boxlight and Central Technologies are Selected by Shelby County Schools as Approved Providers of Interactive Panel Displays
Boxlight’s ProColor Interactive Flat Panel Display is Chosen as a Top Product from Vendor-Submitted Proposals

Lawrenceville, GAJan. 9, 2020 – Shelby County Schools (SCS) in Tennessee have chosen Boxlight Corporation’s (Nasdaq: BOXL) (“Boxlight”) ProColor flat panel displays for use in its classrooms. The district has also selected Central Technologies, a leading technology solutions provider, as its approved provider of Boxlight’s interactive flat panel displays. This contract is expected to generate $1MM in revenue for Boxlight.

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Gaggle Becomes a Google for Education Premier Partner

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Charlotte Andrist, Nickel Communications PR
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charlotte@nickelcommpr.com

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (June 4, 2019) – Gaggle, a school safety company, announced today that it has joined the Google for Education technology program as a Premier Partner. Gaggle supports schools and districts that use G Suite for Education by monitoring Google accounts for early warning signs of students in crisis.

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itslearning LMS Now Gives Students More Ownership of their Learning by Enabling Teachers to Share Their Progress Reports with Them
Enhanced 360° Reports deepens student engagement and helps them better understand how they are mastering course content

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Charlotte Andrist
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charlotte@nickelcommpr.com

Boston, MA and Bergen, Norway – May 16, 2019 – Interacting and sharing is an integral part of the way students and educators use itslearning. The latest version of the award-winning learning management system is making it easier for teachers to help students evaluate their own learning progress. From Release 106, teachers have the option of sharing the itslearning 360° Reports with their students on a course-by-course basis.

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Assessment Systems Corporation to Host First Assessment Conference Focused on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Assessment
The International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT) Conference will take place in Minneapolis, June 10-13

MINNEAPOLISMarch 25, 2019Assessment Systems Corporation (ASC), the Minnesota-based international leader in adaptive and AI-enabled assessment, today announced it will host the 2019 conference of the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT), June 10 -13 in Minneapolis – the first gathering of worldwide assessment researchers and sponsors to explicitly focus on AI (artificial intelligence) and machine

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Ambi is Reimagining the Higher Education Experience with a New Product Class and $6.5M in Funding
Ambi’s vision is to disrupt higher education with a fresh take on how students engage with academic content and with each other using a simple, intuitive, and centralized Learner Engagement Platform

BOSTON – December 18, 2018 – Ambi, the future of the student experience in higher education, has closed 2018 with $5 million in Series A funding and $1.5 million in Seed Round investment from San Francisco-based holding and advisory company Steigen LLC, Boston-based VC NXT Ventures, international early-stage fund Global Investment, and others. Ambi has also named Mark Blosil, an early luminary sales leader from Instructure (NYSE: INST), to the executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales.