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Follett Challenge's Semifinalists, Video Winners Span the U.S.

March 01, 2017

With representation from schools spanning the country, organizers of the Follett Challenge today announced via video the 2017 competition's three Semifinalists and 10 People's Choice winners. Sponsored by Follett, the sixth annual Follett Challenge ? an advocacy program that rewards groundbreaking educational programs ? will reward $200,000 in Follett products and services to the most innovative K-12 programs teaching 21st-century skills to students.


Follett Named Exclusive Distributor of K-12 Online Daily News Service - PreK-12 Market Headlines

March 01, 2017

Follett today announced it is the exclusive United States distributor of The Day USA, an online daily news service providing high-interest articles for K-12 schools, along with teacher resources to support information literacy. The Day USA may be a new product to the U.S., but it has been a successful product since 2011 in the United Kingdom.


Follett Awarded Massachusetts SIS/SIF Preferred Vendor Status

February 21, 2017

Follett has once again achieved Massachusetts School Interoperability Framework (SIF) 2.7 certification and been awarded the ?Certified? Student Information System (SIS) vendor designation for its Aspen product. All vendors must be certified before they may secure contracts with Massachusetts districts.


Key updates announced for Destiny solution

February 21, 2017

Key updates announced for Destiny solutionInternal source: Follett CorporationFebruary 21, 2017 Read more about Key updates announced for Destiny solution Comments


Follett Awarded Massachusetts SIS/SIF Preferred Vendor Status - Business Headlines

February 21, 2017

Follett has once again achieved Massachusetts School Interoperability Framework (SIF) 2.7 certification and been awarded the "Certified" Student Information System (SIS) vendor designation for its Aspen product. All vendors must be certified before they may secure contracts with Massachusetts districts.


Follett Corporation names George F. Coe as COO

February 16, 2017

Follett Corporation President and CEO Ray A. Griffith announced the appointment of George F. Coe to Chief Operating Officer for Follett Corporation and Baker and Taylor, effective March 31.


Follett announces key updates to its market-leading Destiny solution

February 14, 2017

With the addition of key reporting capabilities and new homepage customization options, Follett's Destiny 14.5 is giving users a more efficient, streamlined experience from start to finish. The updates encompass the company's market-leading products for Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Resource Manager, and Destiny Discover.


Baker and Taylor PawPrints transitioning to FollettBound

February 10, 2017

Baker and Taylor's PawPrints prebinds, available to both the public library and school markets, will have a new look starting next week when the books begin transitioning to the FollettBound brand. The move joins together the top prebind brands for customers in both markets.


Baker & Taylor 'PawPrints' Transitioning to 'FollettBound' - Business Headlines

February 10, 2017

Baker & Taylor's PawPrints prebinds, available to both the public library and school markets, will have a new look starting next week when the books begin transitioning to the FollettBound brand. The move joins together the top prebind brands for customers in both markets. The transition has been in the works since Follett acquired Baker & Taylor in April 2016.


Follett partners with New Zealand's Wendy Pye Publishing

February 07, 2017

Follett announced today it has formed a partnership with New Zealand-based Wendy Pye Publishing to provide more than 300 fiction and nonfiction titles for K-2 classrooms. Pye's company introduced Sunshine Classics in the USA in the 1980s, and the popular reading program has been revived with updated print and digital options for learners and educators.