March 22, 2019: Volume 26, Number 6

Trump Proposes Ed Funding Cuts for Fiscal 2020

President Donald Trump in March proposed a budget for fiscal year 2020 that would cut 28 Department of Education programs and reduce discretionary appropriations for the Department to ...

2020 Budget Proposal Would End 29 Programs

The 2020 Trump budget request for the Department of Education reflects ongoing administration interest in eliminating funding for programs that it views as having achieved their ...

SciLearn's Growth Momentum Slows in Q4 2018

Scientific Learning (Oakland, CA) 2018 revenue was $16.7 million, down 1.6% from $17 million in 2017, while fourth-quarter revenue was $4.2 million, down 4% from $4.4 million in fourth ...

Center Works to Meet Interest in Civics Ed

The Center for Civic Education (Calabasas, CA), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, is a long-time leader in promoting and providing civic education. Executive director Charles ...

Center for Civic Education Offers Curricula

The Center for Civic Education’s programs are taught in every U.S. state and in 80 countries and used by more than 6 million students every year. The programs include print ...

Follett Launches MyDestiny Learning Platform

Follett (McHenry, IL) in March expanded its Destiny solution for managing library resources with the launch of MyDestiny, a learning platform that combines a collection of ebooks and ...

HMH Partners with Google & Amira Learning

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) in March forged partnerships with Amira Learning (San Francisco) and Google (Mountain View, CA) to leverage technology that will enhance company ...

Boxlight Adds Modern Robotics to Continue Expansion

Boxlight (Lawrenceville, GA) in March acquired the STEM education company Modern Robotics, as Boxlight continues to expand its suite of classroom technology, software, professional ...

Rosetta Stone Added to EER Stockwatch

With the March 22 issue of Electronic Education Report, Rosetta Stone (Herndon, VA) has been added to the EER Stockwatch. The addition comes as Rosetta Stone’s education business ...

Financial Briefs, March 22, 2019

Instructional content platform Newsela (New York) in March closed a $50 million C investment round from growth equity firm TCV, which has previously backed Netflix and Spotify. ...

Around the States, March 22, 2019

The New York State Education Department is gathering feedback from parents and stakeholders, via an online survey, as an initial step in developing the parent portal called for in the ...

News Briefs, March 22, 2019

Classcraft (Quebec, Canada), the education startup offering an engagement management platform, in March was selected to join 15 growth-stage ventures in the initial Unreasonable Future ...

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