Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has unveiled Collections 2015, a new digital language arts program for students in grades 6-12.
The Consortium for Policy Research in Education has released a new report, "State Education Agencies' Acquisition and Use of Research Knowledge in School Improvement Strategies," that examines how state education agencies look for, choose, and integrate research into strategies for improving low-performing schools.
Chicago Public Schools has adopted a blended approach to teacher professional development in an effort to improve its lowest-performing schools.
iSpring Solutions has released an update to its test creation tool, QuizMaker. The new release, version 7, adds support for HTML5 output (on top of previously supported Flash output) and also includes branching support and new customization options for test presentation.
Smart Technologies is updating its licensing policies for the Smart Notebook suite of interactive whiteboard software.
A project whose aim is to promote diversity in the geosciences is expanding into Texas high schools.
A new $27.9 million initiative -- dubbed eCLASS -- at Gwinnett County Public Schools endeavors to create a more engaging learning environment through personalized learning and instruction that takes place inside and outside the physical classroom.
Walden University's Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership is offering five $5,000 grants for schools that are willing to host "Educator for a Day" events during American Education Week in November.
CourseWorld has launched a free video library of educational videos focused entirely on arts and humanities materials.
- By Sharleen Nelson
Net Texts has launched OER Textbook Replacement Courses in an effort to help middle and high school teachers replace traditional textbooks and introduce multimedia to their classrooms.