August 23, 2019: Volume 26, Number 16

Google Offers New Tools for New School Year

Google (Mountain View, CA) continued to expand the range of tools it provides to educators as schools open for the 2019-2020 school year. In August, Google released Assignments, a ...

Scientific Learning Revenue Lags in Q2 '19

Scientific Learning (Oakland, CA) revenue in the second quarter was $4 million, down 4.9% from the second quarter 2018. The decrease was attributed to lower license revenue as a result ...

Knowre Launches Digital Math Product for Grades 1-12

Knowre (New York/Seoul, South Korea), an education company focused on using artificial intelligence to personalize learning, in August launched Knowre Math for grades 1-12. Knowre Math ...

PCS Revenue Soars in Record Fiscal 2019

PCS Edventures! (Boise, ID) revenue in fiscal 2019, ended March 31, was $4.9 million, up 48% from $3.3 million in fiscal 2018. The $4.9 million was a fiscal year record for the company ...

Common Sense Completes Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Common Sense (San Francisco) in August released new Digital Citizenship Curriculum for K-2 and high school students, concluding an overhaul of the lessons released eight years earlier ...

MHE K-12 Revenue Up on Adoption Sales

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) revenue increased 0.2% to $385 million in the second quarter and $663.9 million in the first six months of 2019, powered by growth in its K-12 and ...

EER Stockwatch Underperformed Market in H1 2019

The performance of the stocks listed in the EER Stockwatch was mixed in the first half of 2019. The average price-per-share of the stocks tracked by EER increased 4.6% in the first six ...

News Briefs, August 23, 2019

Instructure (Salt Lake City) has made App Development with Swift curriculum available in Canvas Commons digital library of educational content. Swift is Apple’s (Cupertino, CA) ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, August 23, 2019

Edmentum (Bloomington, MN) is partnering with the Smart Horizons Career Online Education online school district by offering EdOptions Career Academy to prepare older youth with ...

People Briefs, Aug. 23, 2019

Impero Software (Austin, TX), which offers software for remote monitoring, managing and safeguarding of solutions used in education, named Justin Reilly CEO. Reilly succeeds Richard ...

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