April 7, 2017: Volume 24, Number 8

Fuel Ad Adds Options

The Fuel Education business of K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) in March introduced Summit Curriculum, a new series of online courses for students in grades K–12 with interactive content, ...

Open Up Resources Offers ELA Curriculum

Open Up Resources (Menlo Park, CA), a nonprofit that provides openly licensed curriculum for K–12 schools, in partnership with K–12 curriculum publisher and school transformation ...

E-Rate Taking Fiscal 2017 Applications

Midway through the application window for fiscal 2017 E-Rate funding, the process appears to be smoother than for fiscal 2016 when issues with using a new online application portal ...

IES Publishes Research Compendium

The Institute of Education Sciences, the statistics, research and evaluation arm of the Department of Education, in March released a compendium of education technology research ...

Project Red Reports on Technology Impact

Another new look at education technology research, highlighting that educational technology must be properly implemented if it is to have a positive impact, was made available in March ...

BoomStartup Launches Online Accelerator

BoomStartup (Salt Lake City), a startup accelerator and mentorship-driven seed-stage investment program for technology-based startups, in May will launch its first online accelerator ...

Gooru and itslearning Expand Partnership

Learning management system provider itslearning (Bergen, Norway) in March expanded its strategic partnership with Gooru (Redwood City, CA), a nonprofit that curates open educational ...

MHE Revenue Down in 2016, but Gains Share

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) revenue declined 5.7% to $400 million in the fourth quarter 2016 and slipped 4% to $1.76 billion in the full year in a market with reduced ...

People, April 7, 2017

Personalized literacy solutions provider myON (N. Mankato, MN) in April named Chris Bauleke CEO. Bauleke, who previously worked at Healthland, will work with president Todd Brekhus and ...

Financial Briefs, April 7, 2017

School Specialty (Greenville, WI) revenue increased 9.1% to $115.2 million in the fourth quarter and was up 3% to $656.3 million in the full year 2016. Revenue growth, above guidance, ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, April 7, 2017

EPS Instruction and Intervention, a division of School Specialty (Greenville, WI) is partnering with study tools provider Quizlet (San Francisco) to incorporate Quizlet features into ...

News Briefs, April 7, 2017

Assessment provider Measured Progress (Dover, NH) in March launched eMPower Assessments, a suite of interim  assessments to measure student growth for grades 3-8, and connecting ...

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