K-12 Technology News

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New Leadership Roles Announced for Carrera, Ball, Sherrod, Hedrick, Branch, Rougeux, Powers, and Faktor

Ed tech providers announcing new executive roles include the CEO position at Newsela, president and COO at Instructure, five leadership positions at Discovery Education, and a new board of directors member at DreamBox Learning.

Centegix Acquires Ident-A-Kid, Launches Enhanced Visitor Management

Security company Centegix has acquired Ident-A-Kid, a provider of a visitor management solution used in some 7,000 schools in the United States.

Paper Acquires MajorClarity, Part of Plans for Comprehensive 'Educational Support System' Platform

Digital tutoring provider Paper has acquired MajorClarity, a career and college readiness platform, and integrated its CCR functions into its expanded platform as part of its plan to transform Paper into a comprehensive “Educational Support System” solution for K–12 schools, Paper said.

Report Details Increasingly Sophisticated Phishing Attacks and Proxies Targeting Students

In a monthlong study of one U.S. school district with newly implemented PhishID security software, Identity Automation uncovered detailed markers of increasingly sophisticated phishing attacks and dangerous proxy services targeting students, according to a new report out from Identity Automation.

GoGuardian Launches Giant Steps Digital Learning Tool

Education technology provider GoGuardian has launched new digital learning tool designed to encourage both independent learning and collaboration. The tool, Giant Steps, provides a gamified learning experience across different subjects.

DreamBox Learning Launches Reading Park for PreK–2 Students

Adaptive learning math and reading ed tech provider DreamBox Learning has expanded its reading portfolio to PreK–2 students nationwide for the first time with the launch of Reading Park. The program, designed to be playful and engaging, adapts in real time to a student’s level of reading mastery with a personalized learning path based on national and state English Language Arts standards.

YouScience Unveils New Education-to-Career Solution for Schools: Brightpath

Career training and aptitude assessment provider YouScience has launched a new education-to-career platform for K–12 students called Brightpath that helps students identify their natural aptitudes and skills, identify the learning path and school coursework best aligned to their aptitudes and future career opportunities, connect with post-secondary programs matching their aptitudes and interests, find internships and jobs matching their aptitudes, and even earn CTE certifications.

LG Launches Laser and LED Projectors for Education

LG has debuted two new projectors in its ProBeam line of education laser projectors for large and medium spaces, as well as a new LED projector for small spaces.

Imagine Learning Acquires Winsor Learning, Launches Imagine Ascend Special Education Courseware

K–12 digital curriculum provider Imagine Learning has acquired K–12 reading support company Winsor Learning to address the needs of over seven million students with disabilities across the U.S. It has launched an initiative called Imagine Ascend, a program that will use digital courseware and virtual instructors to teach special education students.

Lenovo Rolls Out New Edu Laptops and Chromebooks, Introduces Devices-as-a-Service Solution

Lenovo has revamped its education technology portfolio, recently introducing new Windows 11 and ChromeOS laptops, new features for its VR Classroom and LanSchool solutions, and a new device-as-a-service option for K–12 schools.

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