May 5, 2017: Volume 24, Number 10

K12 Inc. Revenue Up, ISS Sales Soft in Q3

Institutional software and services revenue at K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) declined 3.9% from the previous year’s quarter to $10.2 million in the third quarter fiscal 2017, ended March ...

Apex Learning Sold to Education Growth Partners

Private equity Education Growth Partners (Stamford, CT) in May acquired online course provider Apex Learning (Seattle). Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.Apex Learning, founded ...

FY 2017 Funding For Ed Continues Programs

It could be the last gasp for some education initiatives from the Obama era and earlier, but for the remainder of fiscal year 2017 education programs will, for the most part, be funded ...

Microsoft Shares Vision for Immersive Learning

Microsoft (Redmond, WA) in May unveiled a multi-pronged approach to competing in the education market that includes an operating system developed for education, a new computing device ...

Instructure Revenue Grew in Q1

Revenue at Instructure (Salt Lake City), provider of cloud-based learning management software, was $34 million in the first quarter, up 45.8% from the first quarter 2016, with ...

Elements in Microsoft's Education Push

Windows 10 S operating system, stripped-down version of Windows emphasizing security and developed to compete with Chrome ...

Blackboard Adds its Classroom to the Mix

Blackboard (Washington, DC) in May introduced Blackboard Classroom developed as a comprehensive solution to help K-12 schools and districts differentiate instruction, increase student ...

At NCVA, Demand Exceeds Space

The overall growth that K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) reported in its nine-month financial statement is exemplified by recent events at its North Carolina Virtual Academy.In April, NCVA, a ...

K12 Inc. Revenue Categories

Managed Public School Programs: K12 provides substantially all management, technology and academic support services, in ...

Ryan & Cohen Leave MGHE for New Posts

Two executives are departing from McGraw-Hill Education as Shawn Ryan will join K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) in mid-May as the new senior vice president and general manager for Fuel ...

People, May 5, 2017

President Trump in April named Holly Luong Ham assistant secretary for management at the Department of Education, a position that does not require Senate confirmation. Ham previously ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, May 5, 2017

Meteor Education (Gainesville, FL), formed to help educators create transformational learning experiences, in April partnered with online professional community edWeb (Princeton, NJ) ...

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