April 6, 2018: Volume 25, Number 7

Apple Introduces New iPad & Apps

Apple (Cupertino, CA) in March introduced a lower-priced iPad, new software and enhanced augmented reality capabilities as technology giants compete to supply classroom technology. ...

Amazon to Shut Down TenMarks

Amazon (Seattle) will close down TenMarks, which provides math and writing practice and enrichment resources, at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. The company announced the news on ...

Renaissance & HMH Partner and Integrate

Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) in April forged an exclusive strategic partnership and will integrate Renaissance Flow 360, an ...

Discretionary Ed Funding is $70.87 for Fiscal 2018

Discretionary funding for the Department of Education in fiscal 2018, ending Sept. 30, will be $70.87 billion, up 5.9% from fiscal 2017, as a result of the omnibus federal spending ...

Acer Introduces Tablet Running Chrome

As Apple (Cupertino, CA) stepped up its challenge to Google (Mountain View, CA) in the education market, Google stepped up with the introduction of a tablet computer built for ...

Microsoft Partners on Content

Microsoft (Redmond, WA) in March partnered with Open Up Resources (Menlo Park, CA) a nonprofit that provides free, openly licensed curriculum for K–12 schools, to make curriculum ...

Scientific Learning Grows Revenue in 2017

Scientific Learning 2017 revenue was $16.4 million, up 3.5% from $15.9 million in 2016, with fourth-quarter revenue of $4.2 million, up 12.1% from $3.7 million in fourth quarter 2016. ...

School Specialty Science Revenue Grows

School Specialty (Greenville, WI) is experiencing growing demand for its FOSS hands-on inquiry based science instructional resources. Primarily a $600 million-a-year distributor of ...

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