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Tennessee District Ramps Up Print Production with Mimeo
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Tennessee school system has hired print management company that
happens to be locally based to generate the hard-copy resources
needed for at-home learning. Shelby
is working with Mimeo
to provide printing services for guides and workbooks and other
printed educational documents. Both are located in the Memphis area.
Mimeo produces online managed content distribution and provides
district's teachers and instructional people pull the curriculum
together while Mimeo does the printing. The completed digital books
are stored in an online library. Mimeo makes the printed versions in
a Memphis facility and delivers the books to the school system's
is committed to providing instructional support to students and
families during school closure, and the partnership with Mimeo is
critical as we cultivate a system of supports to maintain continuity
of learning," said Superintendent Joris Ray, in a statement.
to the district community, Ray explained that while digital versions
of lessons and activities have
been placed online,
"due to an overwhelming response," the district was also
printing additional materials and would announce a central location
for pickup shortly.
noted that it was offering half
off of school print and delivery
to schools across the country through May 30, 2020.
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.