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Person County Schools Streamlines Registration

North Carolina's Person County School district has adopted an online registration tool in an effort to streamline enrollment for the families of 4,700 students.

Indiana District Secures Doors, Reduces Key Hassles with Wireless Locks

An Indiana school system has replaced the door locks through all of its buildings with locks that can be managed through the district's wireless network.

Apperson Offers New Free E-Book of Back-to-School Tips for Teachers

Apperson, a K-12 and higher education assessment company, has created a new, free e-book of more than 50 back-to-school tips and resources for teachers.

Washington SD Partners With Discovery Education to Prepare Students for College and Careers

The new partnership between Highline Public Schools and Discovery Education is part of the district’s plan to improve digital literacy skills for students.

Renaissance Learning Partnership Enables Single Sign-On

The partnership allows for faster access to the Renaissance platform through ClassLink’s OneClick technology.

Quizlet Unveils Platform Redesign, Upgrades and New Languages

Quizlet, a platform that allows students to create their own interactive study sets and use them to prepare for exams, has launched a redesign of its core product as well as Quizlet Live, a supplement that creates Q&A-related games that teams of students can use to play against each other.

CommonCoach Launches New Tool for Common App

A new tool designed to help students with the Common App, the inli.ne browser extension for Chrome, is now available.

California District Upgrades SIS, Online Registration

The Torrance Unified School District will replace its current student information system (SIS) with a new SIS and an online registration system.

Iowa Rehabilitation Services Implements VR for Teens and Adults with Special Needs

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services (IVRS) is incorporating virtual reality technology into its curriculum to spark the interest of special needs students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and support their acquiring new, 21st century work skills.

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