July 10, 2020: Volume 27, Number 14

CurrikiStudio for Content Authoring Launched

Curriki (Cupertino, CA) in June launched CurrikiStudio, a free and open, interactive learning content authoring solution developed to make the creation of digital content simpler, ...

Discovery Works to Broaden Impact

Discovery Education is adding resources and working with partner schools to ensure that its resources will be available and effective wherever learning may occur. Discovery in June ...

Pandemic Highlights Connectivity and Preparedness

Challenges posed by the sudden, abrupt shift to distance learning have prompted companies and school districts to take a closer look at connectivity and teacher readiness. Those topics ...

Pandemic Contributes to M&A Slowdown

Acquisitions in the educational technology space stalled in the first half of the year as the COVID-19 pandemic impacted every aspect of life and work. EER tracked six acquisitions of ...

IES Awards Ed Tech Product Grants

The Institute of Education Sciences in July awarded a total of $10.3 million to 24 organizations to develop and test commercially viable education technology products. Funding is ...

IES Funds Projects

Phase I projects allow teams to develop, refine, and test usability and initial feasibility of prototypes of commercially viable education technology products. 16 Phase I awards were ...

Impact of Digital Divide Increases

An estimated 15 to 16 million U.S. public school students—30% of the total population—live in households without adequate internet access or computing devices to facilitate ...

MGH Q4 Revenue Up

McGraw Hill (New York) reported revenue of $292.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter, ended March 31, up 4.8% from the same period last year, and revenue of $1.58 billion for fiscal ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, July 10,2020

Edmentum (Bloomington, MN) in July made its products available for purchase through OMNIA Partners, Public Sector, a cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to public sector ...

News Briefs, July 10, 2020

Fablevision (Boston) in June began the beta launch of its Cyberchase Fractions Quest game, based on the PBS Kids television series Cyberchase. The game is an interactive adventure with ...

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