August 24, 2018: Volume 25, Number 16

K12 Inc. Revenue Up on Managed School Growth

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) revenue for fiscal 2018, ended June 30, was $917.7 million, up 3.3% from fiscal 2017 as growth in Managed Public School Programs more than offset an 18.4% ...

K12 Inc. Invests in STEM Premier & Modern Teacher

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) in August made a $9 million investment in STEM Premier to help grow the online community that links current and future workforce talent with organizational ...

Thomas Assumes Leadership of Scientific Learning

Jeffrey Thomas on August 1 assumed the role of CEO of Scientific Learning (Oakland, CA), succeeding Robert Bowen who will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, in a ...

Scientific Learning Booked K-12 Sales Up in H1

Scientific Learning (Oakland, CA) revenue in the second quarter was $4.2 million, down 1.3% from the second quarter 2017. First-half revenue was $8.4 million, down 1.1% from the first ...

Growth Continues for Rosetta's Literacy Business

Rosetta Stone (Herndon, VA) second-quarter revenue was $43.5 million, down 5.2% from the second quarter of 2017. Revenue at Lexia, the company’s Literacy segment, grew 22% ...

Instructure Revenue Up in H1 '18

Revenue at Instructure (Salt Lake City), provider of cloud-based learning management software, was $50.1 million in the second quarter, up 29.9% from the second quarter 2017, with new ...

News Briefs, August 24, 2018

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) is winding down operations for Channel One, which delivered a news broadcast to K-12 classrooms and was criticized sometimes for also including ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, August 24, 2018

LittleBits (New York), a technology startup known for electronic building blocks, in July added streaming content to its platform with the acquisition of the children’s online ...

Around the Schools, August 24, 2018

The North Kansas City (MO) school district is implementing Illuminate Data & Assessment to analyze academic data and the cloud-based data system eduCLIMBER to manage student ...

People Briefs, Aug. 24, 2018

Flocabulary (Brooklyn, NY), a K-12 learning platform used in more than 25,000 schools, in July named a new president, Din Heiman, who previously was chief operating officer and general ...

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