August 10, 2018: Volume 25, Number 15

California & Utah Win ESSA Plan Approvals

The approval by the Department of Education of the state plans for implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act from California and Utah leave only Florida awaiting ESSA plan ...

Pearson Reaffirms Guidance for 2018

Pearson (London/New York) revenue of $2.57 billion in the first half of 2018 decreased 3.3%. As reported, company revenue of £1.87 billion declined 9% and was down 3% at constant ...

Video Support Company Finds Enthusiasm

Video usage increases student satisfaction with their learning experiences, according to an online survey of educators prone to a positive attitude towards video done by Kaltura, a ...

Learning A-Z Adds Content & Features

Learning A-Z (Tucson, AZ), the business unit of Cambium Learning that provides literacy-focused PreK-6 technology-enabled learning resources, has added new instructional content and ...

Scientific Learning Updates Fast ForWord

Scientific Learning in August is updating its flagship Fast ForWord program with the intention of making it more adaptive, engaging and easier to implement. Scientific Learning senior ...

FreshGrade for Schools Introduced

FreshGrade, the portfolio and assessment platform, in July released FreshGrade for Schools, which will provide the features of FreshGrade for Districts without the need for student ...

Hoonuit Integrates Analytics & Professional Learning

Hoonuit (Little Falls, MN), provider of student performance analytics and professional development, has introduced enhancements to better integrate analytics with aligned professional ...

Louisiana to Pilot New Assessment

Louisiana will be the first state to test a new type of student assessment, as part of a pilot program authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act, after having won approval to do so ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, August 10, 2018

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) is partnering with C2 Education (Duluth, GA), a tutoring, test-preparation, and college admissions counseling organization, to make Advanced Placement courses ...

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