October 20, 2017: Volume 24, Number 21

Changes in Exec Ranks for MGHE & HMH

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) in October named Lloyd "Buzz" Waterhouse as the company's interim president and chief executive officer, succeeding David Levin who is leaving the ...

Pearson Sales Down in First 9 Months 2017

Pearson (London/New York) sales in the first nine months of 2017 were down 2% in underlying terms, largely due to expected decreases in North American school assessment revenue, school ...

Educators Use Range of Tools

Tools that are 2017 additions to the Top 100 Tools for Education list published annually by the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies (Bath, U.K.) reflect the wide range of ...

New to Top 100 Tools in 2017

▪ Quizizz—quizzing tool▪ Typeform—forms and survey tool▪ Microsoft Teams—team collaboration tool▪ HSP—HTML5 content creator▪ Screenflow—screencasting tool▪ Cite ...

Varsity Tutors Acquires First Tutors

Varsity Tutors (St. Louis) in September acquired First Tutors (Morecambe, England) with a plan to enable learners in the U.K. and internationally to take advantage of Varsity Tutors’ ...

Edmentum Courses Available in Idaho

Edmentum in the 2017-2018 school year continues its partnership with the Idaho State Education Department that provides schools and districts across the state with access to Edmentum ...

Moodle Investment Will Grow Platform

Moodle (Perth, Australia) in September received an angel investment from Education For The Many, a subsidiary of the French-based Leclercq family office that has a mission is to invest ...

Big 3 Remain Leaders for Full-Course Materials

More than three-quarters of school districts (77%) have made at least one full-course curriculum adoption decision in the past three years and the most-favored choices continue to come ...

People Briefs, Oct. 20, 2017

Cambium Learning (Dallas) in October named Aaron Ingold president of its Voyager Sopris Learning unit; Ingold previously was senior vice president of sales for the business. Ingold ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Oct. 20, 2017

Accelerate Learning (Houston) is partnering with Tuva (Chester Springs, PA) to integrate Tuva’s datasets and interactive graphing and statistical tools into Accelerate’s STEMscopes ...

News Briefs, Oct. 20, 2017

Capstone (Minneapolis), publisher of children’s books and digital products, in October launched the Capstone Community, an online forum for educators to find resources, share ideas ...

Financial Briefs, Oct. 20, 2017

RYB Education (Beijing, China), provider of early childhood education services in China, in October raised $102 million through the sale of 5.5 million Class A stock shares listed on ...

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