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Follett Launches Sales, Customer Service Realignment

Follett today announced it is realigning its domestic sales and customer service organizations to better support customers' needs and to ensure schools and districts have dedicated representatives with direct expertise in the products and services they use. Read More »

EDmarket Partners with SchoolBondFinder

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce a new member benefit that will help educational product companies identify K-12 bond-funded improvement projects in the pipeline. With SchoolBondFinder, EDmarket members can position their companies as a knowledgeable resource for school district administrators at a time in the buying cycle that makes the most sense. Read More »

IMS Global Achieves Record Levels of Revenue and Member Growth

IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global), the world leader in EdTech interoperability and impact, has released their 2015 Annual Report. In 2015 the IMS community, especially the Contributing Members, achieved extraordinary growth – the best in the organization’s 20-year history. Revenues jumped 21% while the number of member organizations grew 24%. Read More »

Nominations for the 2016 Tyton Growth50 Are Open

Tyton Partners, the leading provider of investment banking and strategy consulting services to the global knowledge sector, today announced it is accepting nominations for its second annual Tyton Growth50, a recognition of dynamic growth-stage companies across all markets in the education sector. In a space enamored with new, the Tyton Growth50 celebrates sustainability. Read More »

Follett Acquires Baker & Taylor

Follett Corporation has acquired Baker & Taylor, LLC, the leading distributor of books, video and music products to public libraries and institutions, and a major wholesaler to retailers worldwide. With combined sales of $3.6 billion, the two businesses will offer librarians, patrons, educators and students unprecedented access to the best curated physical and digital content wherever learning and reading take place in the community. Read More »

Education Industry Association Transfers Memberships to SIIA's ETIN

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces it has expanded to include all member companies of the Education Industry Association (EIA), effective immediately. All current and recent EIA members are now members of ETIN. Terms of the agreement are not being disclosed. Read More »

Centrus Group Now Part of Frontline Technologies

Frontline Technologies has acquired Centris Group, a top provider of special education administrative software and professional development offerings. Frontline Technologies is a leading K-12 education software company currently serving more than 7,500 school districts nationwide with professional growth and human resources solutions. Read More »

Macmillan Learning Acquires WriterKEY

Macmillan Learning announced the acquisition of WriterKEY, an online application designed to improve the teaching, learning, and assessment of writing across the curriculum. WriterKEY provides a space for instructors to comment on student writing in written or verbal form. Accompanying analytics show student progress and point to learning gaps. Read More »

EDmarket Partners with Global Educator Institute

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) is pleased to announce a new member benefit for educational product manufacturers looking for an independent, teacher-tested approval method to evaluate product effectiveness. Through a partnership with Global Educator Institute (GEI), members receive a 20% discount off the cost of the Pre-Market Product Testing or On-Market Testing and Endorsement (and 40% off for the month of April!). Read More »

NSBA Announces 2016 Education Technology Innovation Showcase

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is happy to announce the six companies selected for its annual Technology Innovation Showcase. The Technology Innovation Showcase was created to introduce school leaders to new approaches, enabled by technology, that address real issues in K-12 education... Read More »