March 23, 2018: Volume 25, Number 6

Renaissance Acquires myOn

Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) in March acquired myON (Mankato, MN) from the private equity firm Francisco Partners, adding more digital options to the company’s literacy ...

Moves by Renaissance in Past 12 Months

Renaissance offers cloud-based assessment, teaching and learning solutions and has customers in more than one-third of U.S. schools and more than 70 countries. The company’s products ...

Rosetta Stone's Lexia Revenue Up in 2017

Revenue at Lexia, Rosetta Stone’s (Herndon, VA) Literacy segment, grew 27.8% year-over-year to a record high $43.6 million in 2017. Fourth-quarter revenue was $12 million, up 22.7% ...

Fuel Education Enhances Stride

Fuel Education, the institutional business of K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) has developed deeper learning resources in content areas, including more direct instructional activities, targeted ...

Apps for Platforms Popular

EER’s quarterly look at what education apps are popular finds users continuing to download app versions of widely used tools and platforms. The Quizlet mobile study app and the Class ...

Scholastic Ed Sales Up in FY18 Q3

Scholastic (New York) Education revenue in the fiscal third quarter, ended Feb. 28, rose 2.7% to $61.7 million, compared to $60.1 million in the prior year period, driven by higher ...

Vidcode Brings Computer Science to Classrooms

Vidcode (New York) offers an online platform to help teachers bring computer science into their grades 4-12 classrooms. Cofounder Leandra Tejedor told EER that students working in ...

PCS Sells Enrichment STEM Programs

PCS Edventures! (Boise, ID), provider of programs for experiential STEM learning, in February received purchase orders totaling $778,263 for PCS STEM Enrichment Camps. “With this ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, March 23, 2018

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) in March expanded its partnership agreement to make the Fazheng Group’s Beijing Royal School, a kindergarten through 12th grade international school in China, ...

Financial Briefs, March 23, 2018

The game-based learning platform Kahoot! in March completed a $17 million share issue funding, led by Datum Invest AS, Northzone, Creandum, Microsoft Ventures and Kahoot! Chairman ...

News Briefs, March 23, 2018

Instructure (Salt Lake City) in March opened its tenth location and second office in Utah in Pleasant Grove. The new facility, which has the potential to accommodate up to 400 ...

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