May 31, 2019: Volume 26, Number 11

Renaissance's Latest Move is Acquiring Freckle Education

Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI) in May acquired Freckle Education (San Francisco), which provides a differentiation platform for math, social studies, science and English language ...

Freckle Enhances Renaissance and Gains Assessment Loop

Freckle Education (San Francisco) helps teachers differentiate instruction and deliver guided practice to students at their own academic level. The platform includes interactive ...

Galaxy Next Generation Hones in on Technology for K-12

Galaxy Next Generation (Toccoa, GA) increased revenue more than five-fold in the first nine months of fiscal 2019, ended March 31, validating the company decision to concentrate on the ...

Ulysses Employs 1:1 to Level the Playing Field

 For Ulysses (Kansas) School District 214, a 1:1 computing initiative begun in August 2018 is a way to level the playing field in a system of 1,700 students, where more than 80% ...

Scientific Learning Sales Down in Seasonally Small Quarter

Scientific Learning (Oakland, CA) revenue in the first quarter was $4.1 million, down 3% from the first quarter of 2018 when the company had a large, multi-year renewal that ...

Boxlight Q1 Sales Down, Outlook Favorable

Boxlight Corp. (Lawrenceville, GA) revenue in the first quarter was $5 million, down 16.4% from the first quarter of 2018 when the company fulfilled some large projects, in 2019 ...

Quill.org and TalkingPoints Win Google Support

Google (Mountain View, CA) in May selected 20 organizations, including two addressing education questions in the U.S., to support, based on the potential of those organizations to use ...

News Briefs, May 31, 2019

The Consortium for School Networking (Washington, DC) in May released two additional tools for its CoSN Interoperability Toolkit. The resources—a downloadable spreadsheet template ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, May 31, 2019

Marketing and technology company Appliqate (Draper, UT), in May acquired Onfire Learning (St. George, UT), which has a learning management system that provides a personalized path for ...

People Briefs, May 31, 2019

Clever (San Francisco), the single sign-on platform used in more than half of U.S. K-12 schools, in May named Eric Krugler, formerly Apple’s (Cupertino, CA) senior director for the ...

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