November 15, 2019: Volume 26, Number 22

Rosetta Stone Literacy Revenue Up in Q3 '19

Rosetta Stone (Herndon, VA) third-quarter revenue was $45.5 million, up 6.3% from the third quarter of 2018, primarily due to an increase in Literacy and Consumer Language revenue, ...

SAM Labs Expands STEAM Learning to K-1

SAM Labs (London), which provides hands-on, coding and technology programs, in October introduced new coding and problem-solving curriculum and resources for kindergarten and ...

Ed Dept Invites More State Test Pilots

The U.S. Department of Education in October invited states to participate in its initiative to pilot innovative new systems of assessment. The states, which can apply individually or ...

iNacol Rebrands as Aurora Institute

iNacol (Vienna, VA) in October changed its name to the Aurora Institute to reflect expanding its focus from online learning to education innovation in the context of human development ...

99% of Schools Achieve High-Speed Broadband

Ninety-nine percent of U.S. schools, up from 98% in 2018, now have high-speed broadband connections capable of providing enough bandwidth to enable their students and teachers to use ...

Teachers Need Access, Time & Support to Integrate Technology

Only one-fifth of classroom teachers said there were very comfortable using technology to facilitate student collaboration, integrating mobile devices within instruction or ...

Amazon Launches Storefront & Publishing Portal

 Amazon introduced a new storefront for digital educational materials on the company’s website and a publishing portal, Amazon Ignite, for educators who create and sell ...

People Briefs, Nov. 15, 2019

Online learning provider Apex Learning (Seattle) in November named Chris Porter CEO. Porter succeeds Cheryl Vedoe, who will remain active with the company as board member and advisor. ...

News Briefs, Nov. 15, 2019

Education management company Apperson (Renton, WA) in October launched the Character Tree, a new character development online resource for first and second grade students that provides ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Nov. 15, 2019

Learning 2020 (Loveland, CO), a K-12 education technology company founded this year to provide solutions that streamline assessment, instruction and intervention, in November acquired ...

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