December 1, 2017: Volume 24, Number 24

Pearson Sells Wall Street English

Pearson (London/New York) in November agreed to sell Wall Street English, which operates learning centers in China and Italy, to a consortium consisting of funds affiliated with Baring ...

Scientific Learning Revenue Dips in Q3

Scientific Learning third-quarter revenue was $4.4 million, down 9.4% from third quarter 2016, while nine-month revenue was $12.2 million, up 0.8% from the third quarter of last ...

Apps for Literacy & Math Popular

 EER’s quarterly look at what education apps are popular finds users continuing to download apps that instruct and provide practice opportunities around reading and math ...

PCS Sees Growth in Drones for STEM

PCS Edventures! (Boise, ID), provider of programs for experiential STEM learning, is gaining traction with its Discover Drones program.“Because of the extensive real-world ...

MGHE PreK-12 Billings Down in Q3

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) PreK-12 third-quarter billings of $360 million declined 5.9% from third quarter 2016; PreK-12 were down 3.4% to $680 million in the nine-month ...

DOE Purges Out-of-Date Regulations

The Department of Education in November began withdrawing 600 out-of-date pieces of sub-regulatory guidance on its books, as part of the ongoing Trump administration effort to reduce ...

News Briefs, Dec. 1, 2017

StudySync, the web-based 6-12 ELA/ELL curriculum from BookHeadEd Learning (Sonoma, CA) that is distributed exclusively in the U.S. by McGraw-Hill Education (New York), in November ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Dec. 1, 2017

Instructure (Salt Lake City) in November acquired the video micro-learning solution Practice (Philadelphia). Organizations use Practice to create a scalable way for teams to practice ...

Financial Briefs, Dec. 1, 2017

Revenue at School Specialty (Greenville, WI) declined 4.3% to $288.6 million in the third quarter and was positively flat, up 0.9% to $545.9 million in the first nine months of the ...

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