K-12 Technology News

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New Rubric-Based Scoring API Evaluates Student Performance in Digital Lessons

A new application programming interface promises to enable education developers to introduce scoring analytics into simulations, games and other open-ended assessment items and digital learning objects.

Stafford County Schools Streamlines Transactions with ERP

Stafford County Public Schools has adopted a new enterprise resource planning system in an effort to improve the speed and accuracy of processing transactions.

Infinite Campus Adds Online Discussions to LMS Features of Student Info System

Infinite Campus has added online discussions to the learning management system features of its student information system.

Iowa District Offers At-Risk Students Online Option for Graduation

In the next phase of its Dropout Reengagement Initiative, Davenport Community Schools is offering an online program to help at-risk students obtain their high school diplomas.

McREL Opens Online PD Library

The Solutions Portal includes training materials, presentations, videos, activity guides and planning guides on subjects such as instructional strategies, leadership development, educational technology, formative assessment and math and science education.

Cloud IT Investments Continue Rising

Public cloud investment is on a fast-track, private cloud spending is up, and non-cloud IT infrastructure spending is flat. That's the appraisal of International Data Corp. (IDC) in its "Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker."

Summer Learning Maintained With Reading, Math Challenges

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Blackboard Learn Adds IMS Caliper Analytics Certification

Blackboard's cloud-based learning management system, Blackboard Learn, has been certified as compliant with IMS Caliper standards.

Digital Wish Offers 1-to-1 Program Support Grants

A nonprofit that helps teachers come up with funding for technology purchases wants to help schools with their 1-to-1 planning.

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