November 3, 2017: Volume 24, Number 22

K12 Inc. Expects Down Year for Fuel Ed

The Fuel Education institutional business of K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) is projected to have a revenue decline of approximately 15% for full fiscal year 2018, after a first-quarter, ended ...

Scholastic Terminates O'Connell & Promotes Cleary

Scholastic Corp. (New York) in October named Kenneth Cleary chief financial officer effective immediately following the termination of Maureen O'Connell’s employment as chief ...

K-12 Wins Help Instructure Grow

Instructure (Salt Lake City) continued to grow its customer base in the third quarter when revenue was up 42.5% to $42.9 million.Canvas was selected as the statewide LMS by the Utah ...

K12 Students Perform Better if Enrolled Longer

K12 Inc.’s (Herndon, VA) 2017 Academic Report, released in October to detail the academic results of students who attended online public schools managed by K12 in the 2015-16 school ...

Students Learning Languages Gain More Options

Schools and providers of educational materials are looking to new options for learning foreign languages as students are being educated to work in a global economy. More technology is ...

1-in-5 U.S. Students Studying a World Language

Nearly 20% of the U.S. K-12 student population was enrolled in a world language class in the 2015-2016 school year, according to a 2017 publication, The National K-12 Foreign Language ...

DOE Awards Funds for Charter Support

The Department of Education in October awarded $253 million in new grants to fund the creation and expansion of charter schools under the Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter ...

Osso VR Wins Ed Dept.'s EdSim Challenge

The Department of Education in October named Osso VR the winner of its EdSim Challenge competition to design the next-generation of simulations that strengthen career and technical ...

People Briefs, Nov. 3, 2017

Non-profit assessment provider NWEA (Portland, OR) in October named Christopher Minnich chief executive officer effective Jan. 29, 2018, succeeding Matt Chapman who is retiring. ...

Financial Briefs, Nov. 3, 2017

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) third-quarter net sales were $532 million, down 0.2% from third quarter 2016, with a $6 million decrease in the Education segment partially offset by ...

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