October 19, 2018: Volume 25, Number 20

Veritas to Acquire Cambium

Cambium Learning Group (Dallas) is being sold to private equity Veritas Capital (New York), with holders of Cambium common stock entitled to receive $14.50 in cash per share at the ...

Cambium Learning Through the Years

2009: Cambium Learning Group is formed when Voyager Learning, a provider of core and intervention materials and professional development, merged with Cambium Learning, a company ...

Achieve3000 Offers Differentiated Learning

When Stuart Udell resigned his position as CEO of K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) in April he planned to take a year off, but three weeks later he was talking to the management of Achieve3000 ...

Achieve3000 Products Include:

 • KidBizPro, TeenBizPro, and EmpowerPro for English language arts, science and social studies in grades two through 12; • KidBizBoost, TeenBizBoost, and EmpowerBoost for Tier ...

ESH Sees Progress on Connectivity

Providing students with the connectivity needed for digital learning is in reach after the progress that has been made in the past five years, according to the Education ...

2018 Connectivity At-A-Glance

▪ 98% of public school districts have achieved the FCC’s minimum standard of 100 kbps per student, up from 30% of schools meeting that goal five years ago.   ▪ 96% of public ...

Applicants Need to Update E-Rate Info

Although the FY2019 application filing window for the E-rate Program does not open until January, the E-Rate compliance firm Funds for Learning (Edmond, OK) is advising schools and ...

Scholastic Offers Girls4Tech

Scholastic (New York) in October made available free materials from Mastercard’s Girls4Tech program through a dedicated microsite on Scholastic.com, magazines and in-class guides. ...

ISTE Introduces Computational Thinking Competencies

The International Society for Technology in Education (Washington, DC) in October introduced new ISTE Standards for Educators: Computational Thinking Competencies. CT Competencies ...

CTE Advances through Actions by States

Rising interest in career and technical education in 2018 was seen as at least 16 governors talked about the subject in their state of the state addresses, 350 CTE-related bills were ...

Pearson Nine-Month Revenue

Pearson North America, revenue was flat in the first nine months of 2018. Declines in School and Higher Education Courseware and expected declines in Learning Studio were offset by ...

Financial Briefs, Oct. 19, 2018

Kahoot! (Oslo, Norway), the game-based learning platform, in October completed a $15 million share issue funding led by existing investor Datum Invest AS. To date Kahoot! has raised ...

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