March 19, 2021: Volume 28, Number 6

Companies Offer Guidance on Stimulus

  With the passage in March of a third COVID-19 relief bill, an unprecedented flow of money is coming to U.S. K-12 schools. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act ...

HMH Looks to Optimize Digital Transformation

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s (Boston), having seen momentum in digital metrics in 2020, is looking in 2021 to grow its digital business and optimize digital transformation, while ...

Popular Apps Come from Trusted Providers

  EER’s quarterly look at top educational app downloads finds that apps from established, trusted providers are popular as families continue through a difficult school year. PBS ...

Pearson Realigns Business & Makes Executive Changes

Pearson (London/Hoboken, NJ) moves into 2021 with new chief executive Andy Bird looking to reposition Pearson as a consumer-facing company enabling lifelong learning. It will be doing ...

Title II, Part A Supports Professional Development

Title II, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act provides more than $2 billion per year in funding to states and districts to support effective instruction through the ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, March 19, 2021

Lexplore (Livingston, NJ), which offers a rapid reading assessment powered by eye tracking and AI, in February made its new Microsoft Teams app available in the Microsoft Store, the ...

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