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Powtoon Announces New Partnership With Clever -- Just in Time for Back to School

The new partnership enables Clever teachers and students to have seamless access to Powtoon's video creation platform and classroom management tools with a simple and secure single sign-on

Read more at PR CISION Newswire 

Cambium Learning Partners with Clever Across Four Business Units

The new partnership provides access to rostering and SSO solution across Cambium’s award-winning brands and breakthrough technology solutions for K–12 students and teachers

Read more at GlobeNewsWire 

Teachers rapidly adopt Clever Library, a new way to discover education software

Clever announces that 250,000 educators use Clever Library to bring new learning applications to millions of students

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). And with one click, teachers can also conveniently make those resources available to students.

Read more at EdSurge 

Lenovo™ LanSchool and Clever Team Up To Simplify Classroom Management For Teachers

Lenovo today announced a Preferred Partnership between LanSchool, its classroom management platform, and Clever, the most widely used rostering portal in K–12 schools. This partnership helps remove barriers for teachers, providing them with a solution that saves them valuable instructional time.

Read more at BusinessWire 

Clever hires Apple exec as Vice President of engineering

Former Apple executive Eric Krugler joins Clever as VP of Engineering.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Clever announces support for Gender X to make Edtech more inclusive

New API version recognizes non-binary students to help schools and digital applications foster Inclusive interactions

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Clever and Nearpod Announce New Partnership

Partnership enables teachers to have seamless access to Nearpod's thousands of ready-to-run lessons and interactive classroom activities with a simple and secure single sign-on

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

LearnZillion Announces Clever As Preferred Rostering And SSO Partner

LearnZillion, an education curriculum and software company, announced a renewed partnership with Clever as their preferred rostering and single sign-on (SSO) solution.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Renaissance Announces Partnership with Clever

Renaissance®, a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, today announced a new partnership with Clever, the most widely used single sign-on (SSO) portal in K–12 schools nationwide.

Read more at Renaissance 

Type to Learn and Clever Announce Single Sign-On Partnership

Type to Learn, a game-based keyboarding curriculum trusted by thousands of schools across the country, has partnered with Clever to simplify and secure the login process for students.

Read more at KEH Communications 

codeSpark Academy Joins the Clever Library to Simplify Set-up on their Award-Winning Platform for K-5 Computer Science Instruction

codeSpark Academy announced they will partner with Clever to help teachers, schools and districts simplify the management of their online learning platforms. By joining the Clever Library, codeSpark will now be more accessible to educators, requiring one sign-on to the integrated platform and allowing classes to be set up with a few clicks.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Making The Grade: Clever solves the identity management problem for K-12

What K–12 needs is a universal login system. This feature would allow us to create one identity for students that follow them across their email, student information system, and all of the apps we use.

Read more at 9to5Mac 

BrainPOP and Clever Announce New Multi-Year Partnership

BrainPOP, the award-winning educational content platform and digital learning pioneer, today announced it has selected Clever, the most widely-used single sign-on platform in K-12 education, as its preferred integration provider.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Edgenuity and Clever Announce Preferred Partnership

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market, has announced a partnership with Clever to simplify online learning. for today’s students.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Imagine Learning and Clever Partner to Provide Districts an Easy Way to Improve Student Outcomes

Imagine Learning, provider of supplemental math and literacy programs for K–12 students, announced an expanding partnership with Clever to provide rostering and single sign-on access to all of its partner schools.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

CommonLit and Clever Announce Partnership

CommonLit, a free edtech literacy tool for readers in grades 3–12, recently announced a partnership with Clever to securely and simplify online learning for students using CommonLit. Through the partnership, schools using Clever can sync their class rosters to CommonLit for free.

Read more at CommonLit 

Flocabulary Partners with Clever to Offer Easy Rostering for Schools

Today Flocabulary announces the expansion of their partnership with Clever to provide schools and districts with an easy and secure way to roster and sign-in to, saving teachers valuable classroom instruction time.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Clever voted #9 Most Innovative Company in Education

For managing the boom in classroom tech for teachers

Read more at from Fast Company 

Sumdog and Clever announce partnership to give time back to educators and students

Sumdog aims to reach all students by offering free licenses for single sign-on integration provided by Clever, as well as automatic Clever rostering. The partnership will save time for students and educators alike in half of U.S. schools and the pilot program has already connected over 200,000 students in 264 schools across 20 districts.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Newsela Announces Clever as Preferred Rostering Partner

Newsela and Clever are also expanding their partnership through a Clever product that launched earlier this month: Goals. With Goals, Clever will help Newsela drive student engagement and ensure that districts are using software licenses to fidelity.

Read more at CISION PR Newswire 

Clever looks to give teachers and students an easy-to-track progress report

The classic problem of how teachers should devote resources to their students, such as helping students that are struggling in specific areas, is one that’s still ever-present. That’s why Clever is looking to try to make that work by rolling out Clever Goals.

Read more at TechCrunch 

Ed-Tech Company Clever to Help Schools Track Tech Usage—For a Cost

Ed-tech company Clever has made its way into 60,000 U.S. schools by keeping things simple, offering free solutions to often-mundane problems, and mostly managing to avoid controversy.

Read more at Education Week 

A Clever Way to Measure How Students Actually Use Edtech (and Whether It Works)

If you buy it, you better use it. That especially holds true for K-12 school officials who altogether spend more than $8.3 billion on education software each year, according to estimates from the Software and Information Industry Association.

Read more at EdSurge 

Edmodo Partners with Clever to Give Districts Automatic Digital Classroom

Edmodo and Clever are two of the world’s leaders in bringing technology into the classroom, enabling teachers to spend less time on administrative tasks and more time teaching.

Read more at Nasdaq GlobeNewswire 

FocalPointK12 partners with Clever to broaden integration options for K12 Districts

Clever is thrilled to partner with FocalPointK12 to provide personalized learning solutions to students.

Read more at EIN Presswire 

Hobsons Integrates Naviance College and Career Readiness Platform with Clever

Students at participating school districts can now access Naviance through an easy-to-use dashboard streamlining the login process, leaving more time for college and career discovery, planning and counseling.

Read more at Hobsons 

Clever and NWEA Announce Agreement to Offer Districts Auto-Rostering Services for MAP Growth Assessment

Clever and NWEA's renewed relationship will make it easier for school districts and states to adopt and manage MAP Growth assessments.

Read more at NWEA 

Flocabulary and Clever Announce Partnership

Education technology companies Flocabulary and Clever announce the launch of a partnership to simplify and secure online learning for today’s students.

Read more at Flocabulary 

New Partnership with Clever

With the back to school season already launched, we're super excited to announce our partnership with Clever.

Read more at Flat 

Magic Software partners with Clever

Magic Software, a leading education technology provider, has partnered with Clever to successfully deploy MagicBox, a cloud based digital publishing, distribution and analytics platform, at one of the largest school districts in Florida.

Read more at MagicBox 

10 Hottest Mobile Learning Solution Companies 2017

Intuitive software can improve the quality of education across the world in today's era.

Read more at Education Technology Insights 

Eduspire Solutions and Clever Announce Partnership

Eduspire Solutions, developer of classroom management and personalized learning software for schools, announced today a partnership with Clever to simplify and secure online learning for today’s students.

Read more at Eduspire Solutions 

Kuder Partners with Clever to Simplify Student Account Creation and System Access

Kuder, Inc. is making it easier for students, teachers, and administrators to access the tools and resources needed to achieve education and career planning goals by partnering with Clever.

Read more at Kuder 

5 Entrepreneurs That Are Shaking Up Education

The children are our future. And these entrepreneurs are investing in their education.

Read more at Inc. 

Clever aims to make school logins as easy as ABC

The No. 4 company in WSJ’s "Top 25 Tech Companies to Watch" helps students and teachers access all their classroom apps in one easy step. The company helps students and teachers access multiple applications through one easy step.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal 

CareMonkey and Clever partner to automate school forms

CareMonkey, the platform for medical records and school forms, announced a partnership with Clever, to give school districts instant access to student medical information on mobile devices.

Read more at PR Wire 

CEV Multimedia partners with Clever to improve digital learning experience

Leading CTE curriculum provider simplifies student login and secure data integration process.

Read more at PRWeb 

Istation and Clever expand partnership

Istation announced today an expanded partnership with Clever to simplify and secure online learning for today’s students.

Read more at Istation 

How Lexia Learning is revisiting data integration

For many companies, the decision between building a solution in-house or paying another company for outside services boils down to which product development needs are prioritized—and whether the team can devote enough people to the problem.

Read more at EdSurge 

New functionality allows students to log into a Chromebook with just a badge

Using a Clever Badge, students and administrators can access their Chromebooks by flashing a Badge at the built-in webcam.

Read more at Digital Trends 

Tech4Learning integrates Wixie with Clever

Tech4Learning is making it easier for districts to infuse Wixie into their classroom curriculum by integrating with Clever.

Read more at Wixie 

Passwords get the boot as students use their own QR codes

The badge with the QR is a product of education technology company Clever, which has simplified the way students in almost half of U.S. schools sign on to more than 225 different educational applications.

Read more at USA Today 

NaviGate prepared and Clever announce partnership

Safety technology company, NaviGate Prepared, has partnered with Clever to make it even simpler and more secure for schools and districts to use its school safety application.

Read more at PR Newswire 

Clever expands commitment to open standards, joins IMS Global Learning Consortium

Clever announced that it has joined the IMS Global Learning Consortium to further the industry-wide development of more open and interoperable technology solutions for K-12 education. The company also announced that its products now support and are certified for IMS Global’s newest standard, OneRoster.

Read more at BusinessWire 

itslearning and Clever announce strategic partnership

itslearning, maker of the personalized learning management platform of the same name today announced a new relationship with Clever to provide seamless and secure data integration between the learning management system and a school’s or district’s student information system (SIS).

Read more at itslearning 

Canvas partnership with Clever shows early signs of success

Instructure partnered with Clever in 2015 to simplify and speed these integrations for its growing customer base. In three months, Instructure integrated more than 300,000 student accounts in Canvas with schools' student information systems (SIS). This enables schools using Canvas and Clever to provide a single sign-on experience for both systems.

Read more at Instructure, Inc 

Clever, a software service, gives schools a way to manage data flow to apps

Clever is also gaining ground at a time when many districts use legacy student information databases that were not designed to integrate directly with dozens of learning apps or allow students to access them through a single portal. “It’s a barrier to learning, ” said Mr. Bosmeny. “Our goal is to open up access as quickly as we can.”

Read more at The New York Times 

This Startup Now Protects Student Data In One-Third Of Schools

“On our end, it’s a one-time action, and then Clever does the rest,” said Debbie Karcher, Miami-Dade's chief information officer. “It saves us so much time. When we hear that a vendor’s using Clever, our ears perk up. That automatically makes it easier on our side.”

Read more at Buzzfeed 

How to think about student data privacy

Maybe this will shed some light on how one company, which offers a kind of digital force field which buffers the contact educational apps have with the students themselves, has managed to go from a presence in just 4 schools to a presence in 44,000 schools in just 3 years. It must make districts feel just a little less vulnerable.

Read more at Forbes 

One-third of schools are using this app you've never heard of

This will eliminate more difficult syncing methods, while increasing teaching and learning time, said Rick German, CEO and Co-Founder of Stoneware. "Our number one goal is that webNetwork plus Clever will equal a better together experience for all our schools."

Read more at NPR 

Stoneware and Clever partner to improve delivery of educational resources

Partnership will provide educators and students the best of both worlds, leveraging Clever’s Instant Login and webNetwork’s unified application delivery

Read more at BusinessWire 

One-click sign-on and system integration supported under new deal

Lexia Learning partners with Clever to provide seamless integration with student information systems

Read more at District Administration 

Education app development platform Clever hires a VP of Engineering from Square

Clever has hired Ben Adida, previously a director of engineering at Square, to be the company’s VP of engineering. “I’m a strong optimist when it comes to technology having a positive impact, and my sense is that Clever is doing it really well,” Adida said.

Read more at TechCrunch 

Clever raises $30 million for "single login" app

“All too often tech in the classroom inhibits learning, rather than helps. Schools are burdened today [with too many logins] ” said Clever CEO Tyler Bosmeny who chose to raise the new round to assure school districts of Clever's longevity and fuel continued expansion.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal 

Think it's hard to remember your passwords? At least you know your ABCs

As difficult as remembering passwords can be for office workers and online shoppers, it’s even worse for kindergartners who are still learning their letters and numbers. Clever lets them remember just one set of credentials to access their education applications.

Read more at Fast Company 

The challenges of using tech in the classroom

Oakland Unified School District's John Krull, Clever Co-Founder and CEO Tyler Bosmeny, and CK-12 Co-Fouder and ED Neeru Khosla discuss tablets and tech in the classroom on Bloomberg West.

Read more at Bloomberg West 

Clever wins "Crystal Clear" award for exemplary privacy policy

Clever wins the "Crystal Clear" Digital Innovation in Learning Award from EdSurge and Digital Promise for disclosing privacy policies with clear, detailed descriptions of how data is used and who owns it.

Read more at DILA 

Teacher union, popular edtech startup join forces

AFT President Randi Weingarten said, We're starting to see fewer entrepreneurs going around teachers and instead starting to say, 'How can we talk to them to find out what they really need?' Clever knew that from the beginning. And that's one of the reasons they've been so successful.

Read more at EdWeek 

Data can be used and secured

Data isn’t inherently scary – what’s scary is when teachers and parents don’t have clear control over how data is used.

Read more at The New York Times 

Clever launches new Instant Login feature

When adults are struggling to remember all of their passwords, how can second graders? Clever recently launched a feature that allows students to single sign on to all of their applications, making the login process easier.

Read more at TechCrunch 

Aeries and Clever integrate to make managing K-12 data easier

“The partnership between Waggle and Clever frees up valuable instructional time in the classroom so that the teachers can focus on making that goal possible, ” said Aoife Dempsey Chief Technology Officer of Triumph Learning.

Read more at Aeries 

Clever opens up Instant Login to all K-12 districts

“Instant Login lets us easily link learning applications to a single student and teacher portal--providing a very secure login while saving thousands of instructional minutes over the course of the school year,” said Sr. Manager of IT at Houston ISD.

Read more at EdSurge 

No more passwords: Clever shows off Instant Login

According to a survey conducted by MDR, one-quarter of class time devoted to online learning was wasted on getting students to log in. Today, Clever is showing off Instant Login, offering students the convenience of a single sign-on service.

Read more at EdSurge 

In 18K schools and counting, Clever confirms $10.3M raise from Sequoia, Paul Graham, as it looks to build the next big learning platform

Clever’s upward momentum has continued and now reaches over 18, 000 K-12 schools and serves more than 7 million students and 750 000 teachers. Its roster of institutional customers now includes 9 of the nation’s 12 largest school districts and the Clever APIs are now being used by over 100 education developers.

Read more at TechCrunch 

Clever raises $10.3M to help schools use new learning apps

The CIO of Metro Nashville Public Schools began using Clever this year to automate the process of bringing a new education app online. Before Clever, the process used to take up to four weeks, and requests from 150 public schools and 22 charter schools were becoming unmanageable.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal 

Clever founders named to Forbes "30 Under 30"

Clever's simplicity and ease of use belies its incredibly innovative digital platform and its remarkable contribution to the educational-technology industry, stated Nathan Cayzer, Platform Director at Copia.

Read more at Forbes 

A start-up moves teachers past data entry

30% of our children move to a different school at least once a year

Read more at New York Times 

Clever named "Most Innovative Company" by SIIA

Clever was awarded top honors as the winner of the Most Innovative Company" at the 2012 SIIA Ed Tech Innovation Incubator. The SIIA also named Clever the company "Most Likely to Succeed.""

Read more at Reuters 

Here's a startup that could actually change the American education system

It's a startup that's long, long overdue. Better teachers make better students so the results are good across the board.

Read more at Business Insider