USATestprep Acquires Education Galaxy, Expanding Its Standards-Aligned Content and Learning Resources to All K-12 Learners

AUSTIN, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 9, 2020–

USATestprep, backed by Serent Capital, has acquired Education Galaxy, an online and mobile assessment and intervention platform that delivers dynamic and multilingual content to K-8 elementary and middle school students. The acquisition enhances USATestprep’s library of state standards-aligned content and products to serve K-12 teachers and students in all 50 states.

Since its founding in 1998, USATestprep has grown to serve over 2 million students per year in 4,000 schools nationwide with its standards-aligned learning tools. The company’s online platform enables teachers to quickly identify student strengths and weaknesses in core subject areas. With that data, teachers can then easily customize assignments and learning plans to help each student grow academically and master state standards, whether learning takes place in-person, remotely, or in a hybrid learning environment.

The acquisition complements USATestprep’s content and product offerings, and allows the company to grow its

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Certificate in Remote Teaching for K-12 Education can support teachers during pandemic

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — It feels like a lifetime ago now, but think back to what life was like for teachers in March.

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Northcentral University Logo (PRNewsfoto/Northcentral University)

Schools shuttered, and teachers across the nation transitioned to online instruction. The lucky ones had a day or two of training on tools and strategies to facilitate remote teaching. Everyone made the best of it, but it wasn’t ideal.

More than half of teachers surveyed this spring by the Rand Corporation believed “strategies to keep students engaged and motivated to learn remotely” was a major need.

Unfortunately, this need remains.

This fall, some districts and families returned to in-person instruction, but many others stayed virtual. In fact, a study of aggregated school calendars showed that 71% of K-12 students in the United States started school either fully or partially virtual. In Washington State, 94% of public

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6 Tucson-area students named to advisory panels to improve K-12 education in Arizona | Local news






6 Tucson-area students named to advisory panels on education

State schools chief Kathy Hoffman selected six Tucson-area students to be members of the 2020-2021 Student Advisory Council and others intended to help improve Arizona’s K-12 education.

Tucson eighth-graders Isabella Alvarez and Jade Leon, ninth-grader Jenine Annett and 12th-grader Elena Durazo were appointed to the student advisory council.

Marana 11th-grader Carlisa Parra was appointed to the Equitable and Inclusive Practices Advisory Council, which includes students, teachers, education stakeholders, business leaders and community members.

Tucson ninth-grader Lexana Echegaray was appointed to the Indian Education Advisory Council, also comprised of students, teachers and the various education stakeholders.

Hoffman created the advisory council as a way to center students’ voices and improve K-12 education in the state, a news release said. Students go through an application process before being selected to represent their schools and students across the state.

Students

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Charter Introduces Stay Connected K-12, Making It Easier For Students And Teachers To Participate In Online Learning

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — With many school districts opting for full or hybrid distance learning this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Charter Communications, Inc., today announced Stay Connected K-12, a new Spectrum Enterprise solution that enables schools to offer high-speed, cable broadband Internet access direct to their students, educators and staff in their own homes so learning and teaching are uninterrupted. Residences are not billed for the service.

Stay Connected K-12 combines the robust speeds and rich features of Spectrum Internet with simplified program management and billing for local districts through Spectrum Enterprise and is a turnkey solution for their students and educators. Users can enjoy:

  • Download speeds up to 50 Mbps to support video collaboration and large file transfers.
  • In-home WiFi to connect all of the WiFi enabled devices in the residence.
  • Unlimited usage with no data caps, providing schools/districts with a consistent cost
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Report finds ‘significant lack of equity’ in K-12 education, Michigan Civil Rights Commission says

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission released a 62-page report Wednesday, Sept. 30, describing inequities in Michigan’s K-12 education system. The report also detailed recommendations for policy makers and educators to implement to make achieving educational equity a priority in all Michigan schools.

The adoption of the report passed unanimously at a Wednesday Michigan Civil Rights Commission meeting.

Stacie Clayton, Chair of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, said the report revealed a “significant lack of equity” in Michigan’s K-12 education system.

“This Commission believes that an adequate education is the key to unlocking a lifetime of opportunities and also is a basic civil right,” Clayton said. “We learned during our education hearings that not all children receive the kind of education they deserve as their birthright. We urge policy makers, educators and other stakeholders across the state to view this report as a roadmap they can follow to help schools achieve

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Scientific Games Congratulates Oklahoma Lottery On Topping $1 Billion In Contributions To K-12 Education

$1 Billion to Education Milestone Coincides with Lottery’s 15th Anniversary

LAS VEGAS and ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) (“Scientific Games” or the “Company”) congratulates the Oklahoma Lottery (or the “Lottery”) on surpassing the $1 billion in contributions to the Oklahoma Education Lottery Trust Fund maximizing revenue for public education in the state. The $1 billion milestone coincides with the Oklahoma Lottery’s 15th Anniversary, giving the state cause to celebrate. The Oklahoma Lottery is one of the youngest in the U.S. and has partnered with Scientific Games on all of its games and technology since the Lottery’s inception in 2005.

Scientific Games Congratulates Oklahoma Lottery on Topping $1 Billion in Contributions to K-12 Education
Scientific Games Congratulates Oklahoma Lottery on Topping $1 Billion in Contributions to K-12 Education

“When voters approved the Oklahoma Lottery in 2004, they did so with the promise of increased funding for education. Today we celebrate an accomplishment that has helped countless Oklahoma

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SD K-12 schools see new cases pass 200 for third week

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The inability of the American medical system to perform timely, accurate testing for the presence of COVID-19 has hampered efforts to understand and respond to the pandemic. (Photo: Stock image)

When it comes to COVID-19 in the education system of South Dakota, the number of higher education and K-12 cases are trending in opposite directions week-over-week, state health department data reveals. 

And there may not be a clear reason why, state health officials said this week.

Cases at the higher ed level climbed to 1,329 by Friday, while cases at the K-12 level reached 1,371. While those overall totals are similar, the change over time shows the difference. 

More: All S.D. public universities will require masks indoors when semester starts

Cases within South Dakota’s colleges haven’t been above 200 weekly since Sept. 12, with the highest amount of new cases reported the week of Aug. 29 at 457. This

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SD K-12 schools see new cases pass 200 for third week; higher ed cases drop significantly

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The inability of the American medical system to perform timely, accurate testing for the presence of COVID-19 has hampered efforts to understand and respond to the pandemic. (Photo: Stock image)

When it comes to COVID-19 in the education system of South Dakota, the number of higher education and K-12 cases are trending in opposite directions week-over-week, state health department data reveals. 

And there may not be a clear reason why, state health officials said this week.

Cases at the higher ed level climbed to 1,329 by Friday, while cases at the K-12 level reached 1,371. While those overall totals are similar, the change over time shows the difference. 

More: All S.D. public universities will require masks indoors when semester starts

Cases within South Dakota’s colleges haven’t been above 200 weekly since Sept. 12, with the highest amount of new cases reported the week of Aug. 29 at 457. This

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New Learning Analytics Market Research Highlights Recovery Path for Businesses from COVID-19 based on Higher Education and K-12 End-Users | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The new Learning Analytics Market Research from Technavio indicates Positive and Superior growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

“One of the primary growth drivers for this market is the Emergence of E-learning and M-learning,” says a senior analyst for Information Technology at Technavio. As the markets recover Technavio expects the learning analytics market size to grow by USD 4.9 billion during the period 2020-2024.

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Learning Analytics Segment Highlights for 2020

  • The learning analytics market is expected to post a year-over-year growth rate of 28.32%.

Regional Analysis

  • 40% of the growth will originate from the North America region.
  • The increasing use of IoT and wearable devices, the growing application of learning analytics in game-based learning, and the integration with SIS will significantly influence
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K12 Education Technology Market Trends 2020 | Development, Investment Opportunities, Size, Share, Revenue, Demand and Forecast to 2025

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Sep 22, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
“According BMRC, Due to Covid-19 Effect next five years the K12 Education Technology Market will register a 25.9%% CAGR in terms of revenue, Global market size will reach $ 22830 million by 2025, from $ 9076.2 million in 2019”

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