March 10, 2017: Volume 24, Number 6

Scientific Learning Revenue Down in 2016

Scientific Learning revenue in 2016 was $15.9 million, down 10.6% from 2015, with the decline attributed to the majority of large transactions opting for annual subscription licenses ...

Renaissance Growth Platform Adopted

Renaissance Learning (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) in March reported that close to 20 million students are using the Renaissance Growth Platform released at the beginning of 2017.The platform ...

More Student News Sources Offered

With concerns about fake news extending into the classroom, companies are stepping up to provide students with reliable news sources.Less than half of children aged 10-18 surveyed by ...

Classroom Apps Popular with Buyers

EER’s first-quarter look at what education apps are popular on Amazon, the Apps Store and Google Play finds app versions of widely used school content, tools and platforms making ...

CatchOn Tracks App Use

To address the growing use of education apps in classrooms, CatchOn (Dallas), an education startup founded in July 2016, in March launched a public beta of its accountability platform ...

Communication Platforms Add Capabilities

Parent communication platforms made news in February as ClassTag (New York) added newsletter functionality to augment its communications and scheduling capabilities and Bloomz ...

bulb Builds Functionality

The digital portfolio bulb (Lafayette, CO) is evolving from product to business with a build out of staff and functionality.CEO Eric Goldreyer told EER that bulb is a place where ...

News Briefs, March 10, 2017

DreamBox Learning (Bellevue, WA) in March launched DreamBox Nation, an online community available from directly within the product where educators can share best practice and build a ...

People Briefs, March 10, 2017

Amazon Education (Foster City, CA) general manager Rohit Agarwal has left the company with plans to research the thesis for his next venture. Agarwal came to Amazon in 2015 with the ...

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