South View High School in North Carolina has implemented Classworks for remediation in core subject testing. Nearby Hoke County School District is also implementing Classworks in seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and one early college.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education will implement new real-time collaboration capabilities using LiveAccess from Vemics Inc., a developer of collaboration and learning tools. Live Access combines multipoint video, voice, and data technologies with content, consulting, and customer support.
Educational software publisher Merit Software has expanded its line of programs for English Language Learners with the launch of Essential English Fitness and Picture Context Reader. The two new programs are designed for "high beginning" and "low intermediate" ELL students, targeting grammar and reading fundamentals.