At the FETC 2009 conference in Orlando, FL, Vernier Software & Technology announced an expanded lineup of scientific measurement equipment, along with a new Web-based software package for managing lab-based projects.
Education technology developer eInstruction has introduced a new slate of interactive tools for use in classroom instruction, including new hardware devices and an update to the company's Interwrite Workspace software. The new lineup debuted at the FETC 2009 conference going on in Orlando, FL this week.
Five Georgia school systems have signed on to deploy the Education Management student information system from Tyler Technologies.
Griffin-Spalding County Schools has installed the Unitrends Rapid Recovery System to provide hardware protection and data backup and recovery in the event of a disaster. The suburban district, located 40 miles south of Atlanta, comprises 21 schools teaching grades K through 12.
- By Scott Aronowitz
New York City Schools has signed a five-year, $54.9 million contract with government services provider Maximus. Under the agreement, Maximus will provide the district its TIENET special education case management system, allowing teachers to prepare Individual Education Programs (IEPs) online.
Infinite Campus has announced a new version of its student information system, District Edition 2009.2, which integrates emergency notification.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
San Diego Unified School District has recently deployed Tyler Technologies' VersaTrans software in an effort to manage the daily transportation of more than 21,000 K-12 students.
The Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) has partnered with Pearson to provide online access to the annual Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (GACE) test results report. The new offering is aimed at providing information and analytics to administrators of teacher preparation programs.
ePals has announced a partnership with Privacy Networks aimed at providing a searchable e-mail archiving solution to K-12 institutions using the ePals SchoolMail platform.
Deer Park Independent School District in Texas has recently signed a deal with Tyler Technologies to deploy the company's financial management suite of products. Under the agreement, Tyler will provide the district with software licenses, professional services, system maintenance, and support.