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To Prepare for Online Assessments, Some Schools Try to Break Their Own Networks

In three states this week, schools encouraged thousands of students and staff to overwhelm their networks with traffic. The stress tests have helped district leaders spot and solve tech issues ahead of this spring's Web-based testing.

Wisconsin District Gets New SIS After 20 Years With Old System

After 20 years with the same student information system, the fifth-largest school district in Wisconsin is getting a new one.

Mayer-Johnson Debuts Instructional Solutions for Students with Special Needs

Mayer-Johnson has introduced Boardmaker Instructional Solutions, a collection of math and English language arts curricula designed for teachers of students with special needs.

Research: Ripping Out Carnegie Unit Can't Promise Ed Reform Success

The concept of the Carnegie unit as one of the defining measurements in education will be tough to uproot, according to a new report out by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

STI Integrates Chalkable Classroom Management with InformationNow SIS

STI has integrated Chalkable's classroom management tools with its student information system, InformationNow, in an effort to improve student achievement and task management and streamline workflows.

3D Printing Challenge Seeks Educational Models as Entries

A competition to find the best educational models in 3D printing will accept entries through March 18.

Middlesex Regional Ed Services Cooperative Deploys Hybrid Program for 3 Schools

New Jersey's Middlesex Regional Educational Services Commission has launched a hybrid learning program at three member schools in an effort to increase student engagement and promote academic growth.

Designing a Blended Learning Program

Simply implementing blended learning or following the "best practices" in doing so will not guarantee great results for students. Authors Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker explain how educators can capture the promise of blended learning while avoiding the pitfalls.

Christie Intros Small Projectors for Large Spaces

Christie has announced the H Series: two 1DLP projectors that boast 12,000 lumens and weigh in at just 52.5 pounds.

Curriculum Associates Debuts Free iPad Math Game App

Curriculum Associates has launched a free new educational math game app for the iPad, Door 24 Plus.