Gale has updated its Kids InfoBits database with an improved interface and navigation, updated content and new tools.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has acquired digital content provider Channel One News.
Beginning in mid-June, more than 9,000 schools in Texas will have free access to a virtual reference library and other resources, including two historic primary source archives from Adam Matthew Digital and 16 collections from Gale.
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has inked a deal to gain online access to research databases and an e-book collection for every public school library in the state.
DreamBox Learning has launched a new middle school math curriculum for students in grades 6-8.
Cengage Learning, a provider of educational content, technology and services for K-12 and higher education, has partnered with big data software provider Celebrus Technologies to capture data about users' interactions with Cengage's products.
Hooda Math has released three new free games in an effort to help prevent summer slide among students in elementary and middle school.
Blackboard and Discovery Education are working to integrate their technology and content offerings for both K-12 and higher ed.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Microsoft Bing’s school-friendly search, Bing in the Classroom, is now open to all eligible K-12 schools in the United States. Previously, the program was only in limited pilot.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Reading Horizons has launched Reading Horizons Discovery 6.0, an updated version of its literacy development program for students in grades K-3, with a Common Core report and other features.