October 4, 2019: Volume 26, Number 19

Interest in Computer Science Education Grows

Interest in computer science is picking up steam with schools and parents wanting to give all students the opportunity to study computer science while industry leaders cite the need to ...

EIR Grants Prioritize Computer Science

The Department of Education in September awarded $123 million in Education Innovation and Research grants to 41 school districts, higher education institutions, state educational ...

Graide Offers Feedback on Student Writing

The Graide Network (Chicago), a provider of online feedback and grading support to help teachers increase the quality of writing, has tripled its use over the past three years and now ...

Education Elements Guides Change

Education Elements (San Carlos, CA), which works with school systems to improve outcomes, is seeing more innovation and collaboration among educators working in its district partner ...

Students are Sampling CTE

More than three-quarter of high school students participate in career and technical education, defined as earning at least one course credit, according to a September report from the ...

Google Adds Transformation to Track Use

Google for Education (Mountain View, CA) in September launched Transformation Reports, a free tool designed to help quantify an organization’s implementation of Google for Education ...

Pearson Disappoints, Scholastic's Revenue Grows

September financial updates from two companies tracked on the EER Stockwatch sent investors in opposing directions. For the nine-month period ending September 30, Pearson (London, New ...

Financial Briefs, Oct. 4, 2019

The engagement management platform Classcraft (Quebec, Canada) in September secured $7.5 million in Series A financing, which is intended to extend the company’s reach to more school ...

News Briefs, Oct. 4, 2019

Everyday Speech (Boston) in September enhanced its Social Learning Platform with expanded social and emotional learning content, a personalized dashboard and new instructional ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Oct. 4, 2019

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) is integrating StudySync’s (Sonoma, CA) SyncBlasts into its core science curriculum Inspire Science, to bring recent news and relevant topics that ...

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