October 16, 2020: Volume 27, Number 20

ESH Partners with Internet Providers to Connect Families

EducationSuperHighway (San Francisco), which led the work to close the classroom connectivity gap, in September is partnering with the Internet & Television Association to create a ...

OverDrive Adds Titles and Collaborations

With a record number of students going back to school online, some educators are turning to digital books in place of print. The digital reading platform provider OverDrive Education ...

Scholastic Education Benefits from Digital Demand

Revenue in the Education segment at Scholastic (New York) climbed 10.7% to $53.6 million in the company’s fiscal first quarter ended August 31, benefiting from demand for remote ...

Kajeet Focuses on Connectivity to Ensure Continuity of Learning

Kajeet’s (McLean, VA) experience with delivering secure and controlled wireless experiences is generating new interest in its platform for deploying wireless solutions as remote and ...

Foundation Provides USB Drives

The Endless OS Foundation (San Francisco) in September partnered with Common Sense(San Francisco) and Learning Equality (San Diego) to launch a not-for-profit Endless Key initiative, ...

Can Erate Be Tapped to Connect Students at Home?

The erate program, which has brought connectivity to school districts, is generating new interest as the COVID-19 pandemic brings attention to a need for increased flexibility and ...

Kahoot! Grows Revenue & Users

The Kahoot! Group (Oslo, Norway) grew invoiced revenue in the third quarter to $11.6 million, more than doubling third quarter 2019 revenue of $3.4 million. Invoiced revenue for the ...

Kahoot! Offers Option for Districts

Kahoot! (Oslo, Norway) in October made Kahoot! EDU available to educators interested in bringing the Kahoot! experience to their entire school or district, whether students are ...

People Briefs, Oct. 16, 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in October named new members to the National Assessment Governing Board and reappointed former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour as chair for a second ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Oct. 16, 2020

PBLWorks (Novato, CA) in September partnered with the International Society for Technology in Education (Arlington, VA) to create a self-paced course, Leading Project-Based Learning ...

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