Frontline Education Acquires SuccessEd
In a bid to enhance its commitment to serving the special education community, Frontline Education announced that it has acquired SuccessEd, a Texas-based K-12 software provider.
While SuccessEd clients will benefit from access to a broad portfolio of connected solutions, Frontline will, through this acquisition, obtain Texas state-specific domain expertise. Together, both teams will provide continuity of software and services for all special education and special program clients.
Career Readiness Solutions – Shelby County Schools
Shelby County Schools Partners with Naviance by Hobsons to Improve Graduation Rates and Student Career Readiness
In the midst of the current challenges created by the pandemic, Shelby County Schools in Tennessee quickly partnered with Hobsons, Inc. in order to provide life readiness solutions to its students.
Naviance, Hobsons’ career readiness platform, is an innovative, equitable, and proven solution designed to increase graduation rates and prepare students for their futures. Naviance allows all students to access their planning in a virtual environment and equips them to discover their personal interests and strengths matching to real-world careers. It also allows them to research and apply for colleges and scholarship opportunities and build resumes and portfolios.
Source: Hobsons’ News
Conferencing – Augusta Technical College
Augusta Technical College Selects YuJa for Site-Wide Lecture Capture and Video CMS Solutions
With a history of self-hosting its enterprise systems, Augusta Technical College in Georgia chose to partner with YuJa as they were seeking a more innovative solution. With YuJa, instructors will not only be able to record and share video content, they will also be able to track analytics and viewing behavior thus being in a better position to pinpoint where students might need more help.
Source: Business Wire
Mobile Computing – Higher education across Japan
Ex Libris and Kinokuniya Join Forces to Deliver campusM Mobile App and Web Portal for Higher-ed Institutions in Japan
A strategic agreement has been signed between Ex Libris and the Kinokuniya Company Ltd. in order to provide institutions of higher education across Japan with the campusM mobile app and web portal. CampusM shall modernize the educational institutions’ digital presence and simplify their communication channels while also helping to ensure a safe on-campus experience during the COVID-19 pandemic with tools such as contact tracing, health declarations, and the tracking of student attendance.
Source: Library Technology Guide
Online Program Management – Marquette University
Marquette University Selects EdTech Innovation Leader Everspring to Grow Graduate Programs
Marquette University partnered with Everspring to help boost enrollment and extend access to three innovative online graduate programs. The programs will be operated in partnership with Everspring in order to build, scale, and operate high-quality, sophisticated online courses.
The three programs include a 100% fully online MBA and an online Master in Management (MiM) which are currently enrolling students and an online master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling which will launch in late August 2021. All programs focus on applied skills and are career-focused.
Source: Business Wire