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PR with Panache! Becomes First PR and Inbound Marketing Firm To Serve the Education Marketplace

PR with Panache! (PRP), the award-winning public relations, storytelling, and strategic marketing firm, is thrilled to announce that it has become the first full-service PR and inbound marketing firm specifically focused on serving the education and ed tech industries. This shift was driven by PRP's passion for improving teaching and learning by supporting companies in their mission to best serve ed tech decision-makers. Read More »

GSV Capital Corp. Reports Q1 2017 Results

GSV Capital Corp. announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. Net assets totaled approximately $195.9 million, or $8.83 per share, at March 31, 2017, as compared to $8.66 per share at December 31, 2016. At March 31, 2017, GSV Capital held positions in 39 portfolio companies with an aggregate fair value of approximately $270.7 million. Read More »

InsideTrack Joins Strada Education Network

Strada Education NetworkSM, an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to improving students' college success and connecting them to rewarding careers, announced today that InsideTrack®, the leading provider of student success coaching, will join its growing network of mission-driven companies. Read More »

Graduation Alliance Acquires AdvancePath Academics

Graduation Alliance, a leader in dropout prevention, dropout recovery and career preparation programs for students of all ages, announced an expansion of its services through an acquisition of AdvancePath Academics.The union brings together best practice- and evidence-based solutions that provide opportunities for students who have struggled in traditional academic settings. Read More »

Pearson Announces Progress in Acceleration to Digital Program

Pearson announced it has made a number of strides in its transition to digital products and services, along with moves that create better access to education for students. Notably, Pearson has fulfilled the promise it made in January to lower the prices on e-books across 2000 titles and begin the implementation of a print rental program, putting agreements in place last month with both Chegg and IndiCo. Read More »

Ed-Tech Startups Selected for AT&T Aspire Accelerator

AT&T welcomes 8 innovative ed-tech startups, including 4 organizations from the San Francisco Bay Area, to the AT&T Aspire Accelerator 2017 class. The program is in its third year and is part of AT&T's $400 million commitment since 2008 to help students succeed. The Accelerator supports for- and non-profit organizations driving student success and career readiness. Read More »

Epiphany Learning Acquires My Learning Collaborative Solution

Epiphany Learning™ today announced the acquisition of groundbreaking K-12 competency-based education platform My Learning Collaborative Solution (myLC). The acquisition is a major milestone for Epiphany Learning as it continues its mission to make personalized learning a reality in classrooms throughout the world. Read More »

IMS Global Learning Consortium Achieves Record Levels of Growth

In 2016, IMS Global showed significant and continued growth in membership, revenue, and conformance certifications achieved, signaling expanded reach and market demand for open standards to enable a trusted plug-and-play ecosystem. Total membership reached its highest level, adding 53 net new members from higher education institutions, K-12 school districts, public education ministries, and edtech product suppliers around the globe. Read More »

Learnosity Launches Global Partner Network

Learnosity announced the launch of the Learnosity Partner Network – a global network aiming to foster greater collaboration among technology companies, developers, and content providers in the edtech community. The Partner Network will initially cover three distinct partner categories: Content, Customization & Integration, and Technical & Features. Read More »

Education Growth Partners Acquires Apex Learning

Education Growth Partners, a private equity firm dedicated to providing growth capital to proven, high potential education companies, today announced it has acquired Apex Learning. Founded in 1997, Apex Learning partners with schools and districts nationwide to personalize the learning experience for every student. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Read More »