May 19, 2017: Volume 24, Number 11

Cambium Learning Revenue Rises in Q1 2017

Cambium Learning Group (Dallas) first-quarter revenue was $36 million, up 6.8% from first quarter 2016, while booked sales were $19.1 million, down 10% from the prior-year ...

Voyager Adds PD Solutions

Voyager Sopris Learning, a Cambium Learning Group (Dallas) company, in May introduced two new professional development solutions: Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction and Connecting ...

Lexia Revenue Grows in Q1 2017

Rosetta Stone first-quarter revenue was $47.7 million, down 0.6% from first quarter 2016 as revenue for Lexia Learning, the company’s Literacy segment grew 34.2% from $7.6 million in ...

Discovery Ed & Other Down in Q1

Education and Other revenue at Discovery Communications (Silver Spring, MD) in the first quarter was $37 million, down 15.9% from first quarter 2016. Education and Other revenue ...

Austin Personalizes Solutions

The Austin (TX) school district, which educates 83,000 students on 130 campuses, is partnering with commercial providers on solutions adapted to meet district needs.Austin adopted ...

Standards & Data Drive Growth at Alma

Alma (Dallas), which offers a student engagement platform that combines capabilities of a student information system, learning management system and gradebook, sees progressive ...

Nepris Connects Students and Professionals

Nepris (Dallas) offers a platform for connecting STEAM professionals to schools. CEO and cofounder Sabari Raja told EER that Nepris was started in 2013 as a way to close the gap ...

HMH & Pearson Stock Up after Results

Investors reacted favorably to first-quarter results from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) and Pearson (London/New York) and to accompanying plans from the companies to simplify and ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, May 19, 2017

Nelson (Scarborough, Ontario), Canada’s largest educational publisher, in May agreed to acquire the K-12 business holdings of McGraw-Hill Ryerson (Toronto), the Canadian subsidiary ...

Financial Briefs, May 19, 2017

Pear Deck (Iowa City, IA) in April raised $4 million from investors that include Growth Street Partners, Hyde Park Venture Partners. Seeing the move to 1:1 devices in classrooms, Pear ...

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