March 5, 2012: Volume 19, Number 5

Pearson Digital Revenue Grows in 2011

Pearson (London and New York) chief executive Marjorie Scardino said strategy and long-term planning for change helped Pearson outperform its competitors again in 2011. Company-wide, ...

Scientific Learning Revenue Declines in 2011

Scientific Learning (Oakland, Calif.) 2011 revenue was $41.1 million, down 5.3%from $43.4 million in 2010. K-12 booked sales declined 18% year-over-year; overall booked sales were $36 ...

School Specialty Product Line Evolves

School Specialty (Greenville, Wis.,), a provider of products, programs and services that range from curriculum to school furniture, is changing its product line during a time of new ...

Discovery Education Revenue Up in 2011

Discovery Communications (Silver Spring, Md.) 2011 revenue was $4.24 billion, up 12.2% over 2010. The company reported operating income of $1.8 billion, up 32.3% over 2010.Education ...

Apex Online Courses Align with Common Core

Apex Learning (Seattle) is launching new online courses designed around the Common Core State Standards in math and English language arts. During the 2012-2013 school year, Apex will ...

Naiku Moves Forward

Naiku (Minneapolis) in February launched version 2.0 of its cloud-based, K12 assessment platform with a streamlined assessment creation process and additional data-reporting ...

Hatch Partners with SMART

Hatch (Winston Salem, N.C.) continues to fill out its suite of technology products for early learning with the launch of WePlaySmart, a content solution for the multi-touch table from ...

Options Rolled Out for Math & Reading

Educational materials providers continue to roll out technology-based programs designed to address students’ lack of proficiency in reading and math, frequently with video-based ...

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