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Number of States Reporting Lexile and Quantile Measures Doubles

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October 1, 2018 – RALEIGH, North Carolina – More students and parents will receive Lexile and Quantile scores on high stakes test reports this school year than ever before. In all other states, Lexile and Quantile measures are used and reported at local levels.

BACK OFFICE BUSINESS: Number of States Reporting Lexile and Quantile Measures Doubles

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And in the 2018-2019 school year, that number is expected to double as more than half the nation are projected to report Lexile and Quantile measurements from their state assessment systems.

Curriculum Associates Enhances i-Ready® with Major Upgrades for Back to School 2018

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June 25, 2018—To further improve its already powerful online program, Curriculum Associates has enhanced i-Ready with four major upgrades in time for Back to School 2018. To learn more about these new upgrades for the 2018–2019 school year, visit i-Ready.com/BackToSchool2018.

OPINION: Eliminating the funding that supports educators? That’s no way to cut the federal budget

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House of Representatives to fund the federal government through September 2018. The support ranges from help creating and aligning instructional materials or assessment resources to providing social and emotional learning opportunities. The Capitol, Washington, D.C.

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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Schools can join until September 2018. This program adds full home access for students, custom curriculum alignment, performance reporting, professional development, and more. Osmo ( www.playosmo.com/education ) launched a new Osmo case and base for iPads at ISTE 2018.

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Fuel Education’s Stride and Summit Math Adaptive Solutions Win BESSIE Award

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These next generation Summit Math courses were developed as part of a digital-first curriculum for schools that want to engage and personalize learning for each student and empower teachers with powerful instructional materials,” said Sean P. 2018 Fuel Education LLC.

Pearson Is Selling Its US K-12 Business—Despite Posting a Profit and Digital Growth

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portion of its K-12 business, which includes print and digital curriculum and instructional materials. In Pearson’s 2017 full-year results report , the publisher stated that “we have concluded the strategic review of our US K12 courseware business and have classified the business as held for sale.” But those moves may finally be bearing fruit, as the company reported a 2017 adjusted operating profit of £576 million (approximately US $804 million), one year after posting a $3.3

Utah State Board of Education Approves Lexia Reading Core5 as K–3 Reading Improvement Program

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BOSTON (April 19, 2018) – Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. The news of being named a preferred vendor comes after a recently released report showing that students in Utah who were using Lexia Reading Core5® during the 2016-17 school year realized significant literacy gains.

Carolina Biological Supply Company Announces California Close to Adopting New School Science Teaching Materials

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The state is reviewing new science instructional materials for the first time in 12 years to help science teachers succeed in teaching students the latest standards. have reported positive impact on their classes. “I

OPINION: What’s the high-tech tradeoff for students and teachers?

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For example, many of the nation’s largest school systems use Google’s free suite of education tools, which allows teachers to develop their lessons, create assignments and administer assessments online. appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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A Primer for Scaling Your Education Business—Successfully

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Schools were unhappy with both the cost and the quality of the instructional materials available. Part of the value creation plan includes the data that management will report to the board. There is no more powerful lever one can pull to transform a person’s life than to provide access to quality education. But for education entrepreneurs to reach students at scale, they need access to people, systems and capital.

Consistent Use of Lexia Reading Core5 Leads to Surge in Charter Schools USA Elementary Students Literacy Gains

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BOSTON (March 12, 2018) – An analysis of more than 22,600 K–5 students within the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) network found that incorporating recommended use levels of the Lexia Reading Core5® program into instruction resulted in substantial growth in reading skills during the 2016/17 school year, over and above that achieved with non-Core5 instruction.

Using Makerspaces to Support Personalized Learning

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Albans City School (VT), SETDA’s 2018 Student Voices Award Winner, though, educators encourage the students to find places in their everyday work to incorporate digital resources, especially from their makerspace. edWeb Blog edtech Makerspace personalized instruction