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Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 2/9/2017

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  • Dropbox Introduces New Products for Teamwork

    Dropbox today introduced several products and business packages designed for collaboration and teamwork.

  • Allovue Launches New Budgeting Product for School Districts

    Allovue, an education finance technology company, has launched a new budgeting product for school districts. Balance Budget, part of the Balance software platform, was built to simplify the time-consuming process of creating and managing district budgets across central office departments and schools.

  • Department of Energy Awards Blue Bird $4.4 Million to Develop Electric School Bus

    The United States Department of Energy is awarding Blue Bird Corporation, a bus manufacturer based in Fort Valley, GA, $4.4 million to develop a zero-emissions, 100 percent vehicle-to-grid (V2G) electric school bus.

  • GOP Works to Throw Out Obama Education Rules

    As supporters and opponents of President Trump's choice for education secretary decide what the department will look like with Betsy DeVos at the helm, a powerful Congressional committee is pushing forward with a rollback of new rules put in place as part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Higher Education Act (HEA). Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee met to consider "congressional disapproval" of two rules, one related to teacher preparation programs and the other related to accountability and state education plans.

  • D-Tech International Wins Platinum and Gold at Modern Library Awards

    D-Tech International, a designer and manufacturer of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products and library security systems, has won the 2017 Modern Library Platinum Award for its ComputeIT laptop lending kiosk system and the 2017 Modern Library Gold Award for its innovative RFID solutions.

  • Schoolzilla Launches District Progress Monitoring Tool on K–12 Data Platform

    Schoolzilla's Mosaic platform, which helps school districts aggregate district and student data, has launched a new tool that helps school leaders easily track district performance indicators.


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