March 20, 2020: Volume 26, Number 6

Rosetta Stone Lowers Guidance After Solid 2019

Rosetta Stone (Herndon, VA) had a solid year in 2019, according to company management, with revenue up 5.2% from 2018 to $182.7 million and revenue for the Lexia Literacy business up ...

Companies Provide Options as Crisis Accelerates

With concerns over the transmission of coronavirus closing schools, a growing number of companies are offering suggestions and resources for keeping learning going. Scholastic in March ...

Coronavirus May Be Test of Technology-Enabled Learning

The accelerating shutdowns of K-12 schools, happening under the threat of the coronavirus, may highlight how widespread the shift to digital learning has been, but also may highlight ...

Eduplanet21 Links Curriculum Design & Professional Learning

Eduplanet21 (Mechanicsburg, PA) in April will roll out version 5.0 of its integrated curriculum design and management tools. New features include a macro curriculum blueprint for ...

Online Courses and Grade-Level Resources are Popular Apps

EER’s quarterly look in March at what education apps are popular finds more downloads than usual for online courses and grade-level resources as educators, students and parents look ...

New York Schools Receive Funding for Technology

New York state’s Smart Schools Review Board in March approved 52 Smart Schools Investment Plans as part of implementation of the state’s $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act, a 2014 ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, March 20,2020

Forecast5 Analytics (Naperville, IL), which provides a suite of decision support software to more than 2,000 local government clients in 34 states, in March acquired GuideK12 ...

Education Stocks’ Share Prices Decline Amid Economic Downturn

Price-per-share of the stocks tracked in the EER Stockwatch declined more sharply than the overall market as the impact of the coronavirus hit the U.S. economy.All of the tracked ...

Edtech Conferences - Cancellations

See below for a list of Edtech conferences and their status relating to COVID-19 cautionary measures, up to date as of March 11, 2020.For an updated list of cancellations, ...

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