September 7, 2018: Volume 25, Number 17

Carnegie Learning Merges with New Mountain Learning

Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) is merging with New Mountain Learning (St. Paul, MN), following an investment by CIP Capital, the owner of New Mountain, in Carnegie Learning. The merger ...

Companies Act to Build Math Capacity

A number of companies took steps to increase their potential to meet schools’ need for math instructional materials as the new school year begins. DreamBox Learning (Bellevue, WA) is ...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Adds Computational Thinking

Several schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) school district began an Ignite My Future in School initiative centered on computational thinking for equitable STEM learning as ...

Kahoot! Updates its Platform

Kahoot! (Oslo, Norway) updated its game-based learning platform for the 2018-2019 school year and launched a new teacher certification program. “We are launching these new features ...

Microsoft & Google Add for New School Year

Google’s (Mountain View, CA) blended learning platform Google Classroom was updated for the new school year with the addition of a Classwork page to help teachers and students stay ...

Gates Supports Networks for School Improvement

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in August made the first round of grants under its newest educational portfolio, Networks for School Improvement. Nineteen initial grants ...

Cambium Revenue Up in H1 2018

Cambium Learning Group (Dallas) generated $41 million in revenue in the second quarter, up 1.6%, and $77.6 million in the first half 2018, up 1.7%. Bookings grew 11% in the second ...

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