May 3, 2019: Volume 26, Number 9

K12 Inc. Looks to Career-Readiness Education

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) management sees career-readiness education as a unique growth opportunity that could balance the ebbs and flows of its core managed public school business. ...

Managed Public Schools Drive K12 Inc. Growth

K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) revenue in the third fiscal quarter 2019, ended March 31, was up 8.8% from the prior year to $253.3 million while nine months revenue was $759.4 million, up ...

Michigan High School Adds College Options

The Highpoint Virtual Academy of Michigan will become the first virtual public school in the state to offer an Early Middle College program where eligible students can earn a ...

Instructure Growth Continues in Q1 '19

Instructure (Salt Lake City) first-quarter revenue was $58.1 million, up 21% from the first quarter 2018. Twelve-month billings for the period ended March 31 rose from$197.2 million in ...

Instructure Releases Canvas Practice

Instructure (Salt Lake City) in March released Canvas Practice, developed to be a scalable solution to train and support high-quality teaching. Canvas Practice, an addition to the ...

SETDA Sees Support for Digital Learning Growing

Twenty-one states have dedicated state funding for digital instructional materials, an increase of 6 states since 2017, according to State K12 Instructional Materials Leadership Trends ...

States Providing Professional Learning Opportunities

 SETDA for the first time in its 2019 Snapshot included information on states providing teachers with professional learning opportunities around the selection, creation and ...

Renaissance Builds Assessment Business

Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) is building its assessment business with more robust offerings, partnerships and statewide approvals. The company is adding tens of thousands of new ...

States with Procurement Policies

SETDA found widespread access to digital instructional materials often is dependent on successful navigation of the purchasing process. Some states have a procurement office specific ...

Learning.com Wins Approvals

Learning.com (Portland, OR), provider of digital literacy solutions for grades K-8, continues to win state approvals with the latest coming in North Carolina and Idaho. The EasyTech ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, May 3, 2019

Britannica Digital Learning (Chicago) is integrating its LaunchPacks science and social studies resources with the game-based learning platform Kahoot! (Oslo, Norway). LaunchPacks, ...

News Briefs, May 3, 2019

Vernier Software & Technology (Beaverton, OR) is integrating its Vernier Go Direct Force and Acceleration Sensor with the Scratch coding platform to engage students with scientific ...

Financial Briefs, May 3, 2019

Digital credentialing platform Credly (New York) in April raised $11.1 million in new funding, with investors ZOMA Capital and the nonprofit Strada Education Network joining earlier ...

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