Administrative/Business Tools


Google Adds Data to College Search

Google is making improvements to its college search feature to provide students with more detailed information on their college options.

NewSchools Offers Funding to New Innovative Schools and Diverse Leader Projects

NewSchools Venture Fund said it would invest up to $200,000 to help open innovative public schools and between $100,000 and $200,000 for programs focused on growing, advancing and supporting Black and Latinx leadership in education. The total fund is $8 million.

Report Offers Remedies for Principal Turnover

Nearly one in five principals — 18 percent — in public schools leave their positions year over year, and that rate is even higher in high-poverty schools — 21 percent.

$10,000 Prize Available for Parent-Teacher Communication

Parent engagement app Bloomz is offering $10,000 to one school's parent-teacher association as part of the company's Spring Cleaning giveaway.

Abl Acquires School by Design

Technology and consulting firm School by Design has been acquired by Abl, a developer of school scheduling software.

How to Promote Parent-Teacher Engagement

A new study finds the lack of information sharing between parents and teachers can serve as a barrier to student success.

Report: Career Planning Needs to Start in Middle School

Should career readiness be the first priority of American education, beginning in middle school? And could a focus on that lead to greater equity in the workforce? Those are a couple of the beliefs at the heart of a new whitepaper produced by a coalition of representatives from government, industry, education and nonprofits.

Student Success Platform Adds Support for MTSS and RTI Tracking

An education technology company with a K-12 student success platform has added functionality to track and manage interventions. Panorama Education's new system of supports is part of its Panorama Student Success platform.

America's Promise YES Project Tackles Youth Unemployment

America's Promise has just launched a program called the YES Project, a national endeavor to bring young people, employers and others together to support creation of a robust youth workforce. The goal of the YES Project is to achieve full employment for people ages 16 to 24 by the year 2030.

Union Public Schools Launches Blockchain-Based Credentials

The Tulsa-based school district is the first in the U.S. to start offering digital diplomas and transcripts using Learning Machine's blockchain-based open standard for digital credentials.

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