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PCS Edventures Announces $586,000 STEM Order

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. announced the receipt of purchase orders totaling $586,804.75 for PCS enrichment program materials. These purchase orders were received since January 1 from a single corporate partner who PCS designs programs for on an annual basis. The order included popular PCS Edventures STEM titles including Magic Beans, Unleash Your Wild Side, the Science of the Human Body, and others Read More »

Capstone Sells myON Business

Capstone, a leading publisher of children's books and digital reading products and services, announced today that Francisco Partners, a leading technology investment firm, has acquired myON. In conjunction with the transaction, Francisco Partners plans to make a significant growth investment in myON. Read More »

Follett Awarded Massachusetts SIS/SIF Preferred Vendor Status

Follett has once again achieved Massachusetts School Interoperability Framework (SIF) 2.7 certification and been awarded the "Certified" Student Information System (SIS) vendor designation for its Aspen product. All vendors must be certified before they may secure contracts with Massachusetts districts. Read More »

Harris School Solutions Acquires Quintessential School Systems

Harris School Solutions (HSS), the premier provider of technology solutions for K-12 districts, charter schools, and continuing education programs across North America, announced the recent acquisition of Quintessential School Systems (QSS), a provider of administrative software and consulting services for those same educational markets. Read More »

VitalSource Announces Intent to Acquire Verba

VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Content Group’s global leader in digital education content delivery, today announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Verba Software, Inc., a San Francisco-based company dedicated to using technology to support campus bookstores and help students save money on course materials. Read More »

VSS Completes Investment in Education Tech Company VKidz

Veronis Suhler Stevenson (“VSS”), a leading private equity investment firm focused on the information, business services, healthcare and education industries, announced today that it completed a significant investment in VKidz Holdings, an award-winning provider of subscription-based, online curriculum for the homeschool, elementary school, and parent markets. Read More »

Baker & Taylor 'PawPrints' Transitioning to 'FollettBound'

Baker & Taylor's PawPrints prebinds, available to both the public library and school markets, will have a new look starting next week when the books begin transitioning to the FollettBound brand. The move joins together the top prebind brands for customers in both markets. The transition has been in the works since Follett acquired Baker & Taylor in April 2016. Read More »

Credo Reference Expands, Launches New Education Division

Credo Reference, which has partnered with more than 2,500 libraries over the past 16 years to drive more effective and efficient student research activities and information skills instruction, has launched Credo Education. The new subsidiary partners with educational institutions to prepare students for continuous learning and success in the knowledge economy. Read More »

ETS To Acquire Questar Assessment

Educational Testing Service announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Questar Assessment Inc., a leading K–12 assessment solutions provider focused on building a bridge between learning and accountability. Subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions, Questar will become a separate, for-profit subsidiary of ETS. Read More »

K12 Inc.'s Q2 2017 Results

K12 Inc. announced its results for the second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2016. Financial highlights for the three Months ended December 31, 2016 include revenues of $221.1 million, compared to $208.8 million in the second quarter of FY 2016. Operating income was $18.3 million, compared to $14.7 million in the second quarter of FY 2016. Read More »