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Advanced Analytics Company Othot Releases Predictive Platform to Retain At-Risk College Students
In one semester, Indiana University of Pennsylvania is able to keep 50 at-risk students after giving them additional support identified through the Othot Student Success Platform

PITTSBURGH – May 11, 2021 - Othot, a Liaison Company—used by colleges and universities to make more informed decisions using advanced analytics—has released a new more affordable Student Success Essential offering for higher education institutions.

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CoderZ Named SIIA Education Technology 2021 CODiE Award Finalist for The Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution

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Nickel Communications
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DERRY, N.H. – May 6, 2021 – Once again, CoderZ has earned prestigious industry recognition, this time as a finalist in the Best Coding and Computational Thinking category for the SIIA Education Technology 2021 CODiE Awards program.

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Distance Learning Continues to Grow at U.S. Higher Educational Institutions while the Number of On-Campus Students was Already Declining Pre-Pandemic
Data Reported for Fall 2019 Shows Higher Educational Enrollment Declined 1.1 Million from Fall 2012, while the Number of Students Enrolled in Distance Courses Grew by 2 Million

Oakland, CA April 16, 2021 – The latest reports from Bay View Analytics, based on U.S. Department of Education IPEDS data, show enrollments at degree-granting higher education institutions declined 5.0% for Fall 2019 compared to 2012. Undergraduate student enrollment dropped by 6.8% for this period, while the number of graduate students grew by 5.7%.

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Computer Science Teachers Association Adds CoderZ’s Professional Development Program to Curated List of Quality Resources

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Nickel Communications
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DERRY, N.H. – April 20, 2021 – After a rigorous evaluation, the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) has added CoderZ to its online list of professional learning programs. The list enables K-12 computer science (CS) teachers to find quality professional development opportunities and associated curriculum that fit their needs and goals.

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Parents, Teachers Call for Increased Social and Emotional Learning and Service-Learning in Post-COVID Recovery
New report illustrates demand for schools to increase student wellbeing and heal divides

WASHINGTON (April 13, 2021) — A new report validates educators and parents countrywide who view social and emotional learning as a solution to the wide-ranging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than half of parents and teachers surveyed say social and emotional learning (SEL) and service-learning (SL) are equally important to academic instruction, and many assert that emotional skills are more beneficial than academic ones this school year.

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SPARKLER LEARNING LAUNCHES EARLY CHILDHOOD SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING INITIATIVE, BIG HEART WORLD, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NOGGIN, NICKELODEON’S INTERACTIVE LEARNING SERVICE
The National Head Start Association, Campaign for Grade-Level Reading,Zero to Three, AppleTree Institute, and More than a Dozen Other Partner Organizations Collaborate on Big Heart World to Focus America on Social and Emotional Learning for Young Children

NEW YORK — Sparkler Learning today launched the Big Heart World initiative in partnership with Noggin, Nickelodeon’s interactive learning service for preschoolers, and in collaboration with partner organizations focused on early childhood education and social and emotional learning.

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Districts Leverage $300,000 Matching Grant Program to Improve Flexible Learning and Address Social Justice
Recipients receive services from BetterLesson to ensure continuity of learning and resilient pedagogy implementation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 7, 2021) BetterLesson, a leading K-12 professional learning provider, is pleased to announce it is distributing $300,000 worth of professional development services focused on improving the continuity of teaching and learning across all environments and addressing issues of equity in education. Six, K-12 organizations received matching grants during the first cycle of the BetterLesson program.

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National Authority on Latinos in Higher Education Unveils Updated Information about Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Excelencia in Education’s Newest Data Shows Increasing Number of Institutions Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 6, 2021) – For the 16th year in a row, Excelencia in Education, the leading authority on accelerating Latino student success in higher education, has conducted its annual analysis to provide insight on Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), Emerging HSIs (eHSIs), and HSIs with graduate programs.

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7 Mindsets Is Named a Finalist for a Product Trendsetter Award in the 2021 EdTech Awards

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Nickel Communications
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ROSWELL, Ga. – April 6, 2021 – The 2021 EdTech Awards has selected 7 Mindsets as a finalist for a 2021 EdTech Trendsetter Award. The proven, research-based social emotional learning (SEL) solution earned the recognition in the “product or service setting a trend” category.

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NEW Charter School Policy Database

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) released a new resource for journalists and stakeholders that catalogues charter school authorizing laws and regulations across all 50 states and the District of Columbia, allowing stakeholders to explore the national policy landscape, see how their state compares to others, and examine specific policy areas, including access and equity, expansion and replication, and default closure.

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New NetSupport Classroom Management Platform: classroom.cloud Keeps Students On-Task, Whether In School or Remote
classroom.cloud lets teachers keep students on task when learning online, no matter where they are.

ATLANTA – March 29, 2021 - NetSupport today announced that its new solution for classroom management, classroom.cloud, is available to schools throughout the U.S. and Canada. This is the latest product from NetSupport, which has been supporting teachers with award-winning instructional and educational technology for over 30 years. Tweet this news.