January 12, 2018: Volume 25, Number 1

Acquisitions Continue as Year Turns

Acquisitions in the education space continued through the close of 2017 and the beginning of 2018. Illuminate Education (Irvine, CA) in December acquired eduCLIMBER (Evansville, WI); ...

Acquisitions for Private Equity and International

Private equity companies were big players in the educational technology market in 2017 as they continued to be flush with cash in a generally good economy where interest rates remained ...

How a Company Should Get Ready to Sell

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) CEO Stuart Udell said the current acquisition market is difficult for buyers who may see some low returns on deals, but is an interesting time for sellers.At the ...

Scholastic Ed Down in H1 FY "18

Scholastic (New York) Education segment revenue of $70.9 million for the fiscal second quarter, ended Nov. 30, was negatively flat, down 0.3%, while fiscal first-half revenue of $115.9 ...

EER Stockwatch Performance Lags

The overall stock market performed strongly in 2017 with the NASDAQ up 27.2%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 24.4% and the S&P 500 closing the year with a 19.4% gain to mark ...

Capit and Dream Catcher Honored at Ed Business Forum

The Education Technology Industry Network honored programs for reading, science, personal development and professional learning as part of its Innovation Showcase at the December ...

News Briefs, Jan. 12, 2017

  Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) in December opened a new office in New York City's EdTech Factory, a hub for educational technology companies and startups at 860 ...

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