May 17, 2019: Volume 26, Number 10

Rosetta Stone Revenue Up in Q1 2019

Revenue at Lexia Learning, the Literacy business of Rosetta Stone (Arlington, VA) was $14.8 million in the first quarter, up 19.6% from the prior year quarter. The growth was ...

HMH, MGHE & Pearson Report on Q1

Instructional materials adoptions in Texas and California were big influencers on the first-quarter K-12 results reported by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) and McGraw-Hill ...

Soundtrap for Storytellers Offers Education Version

Soundtrap (Stockholm, Sweden), in conjunction with its parent company Spotify (New York), in May launched an education version of its new Soundtrap for Storytellers podcast creation ...

HMH Launches Learning Moments

As podcasts generate interest among educators, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) in May launched HMH Learning Moments and debuted three episodes of its inaugural podcast series, ...

Personalized Learning Takes Off

Personalized learning programs are proliferating in schools, fueled by philanthropic dollars, technology industry lobbying, marketing by third-party vendors anxious to enter the K-12 ...

Recommendations to Improve Oversight

Citing a lack of oversight and accountability, the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado Boulder recommends that schools pause in their efforts to implement ...

Nearpod Buys, Builds & Partners

The student engagement platform Nearpod (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in April acquired Flocabulary (Brooklyn, NY), a video and student creativity platform that uses hip-hop to engage ...

News Briefs, May 17, 2019

MetaMetrics (Durham, NC) in May unveiled the Lexile WordBank licensable database created to help curriculum and assessment developers identify words students need to know. The WordBank ...

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