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Academic Business Advisors Recognized as a First Channel Partner of SETDA

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has honored Academic Business Advisors, LLC (ABA) by naming them a First Channel Partner. Only organizations that have worked closely with SETDA and are proven leaders in improving education through technology receive this prestigious designation. Read More »

STI Announces Acquisition Of Chalkable

STI announced the acquisition of Chalkable, a cutting-edge App Store and Learning Management System for students, teachers, administrators and parents. Based in New York, NY, Chalkable provides innovative digital tools and dynamic content that engages students and transforms the learning process. Read More »

Maryland Takes on PARCC Fiscal Agent Role

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers announced today that Maryland has committed to taking on the role of the assessment group's fiscal agent, in which the state will play a leading role in managing the finances of the state-led consortium starting on January 1, 2014. Read More »

Brain Parade Secures $700,000 Seed Funding

Brain Parade®, a developer of learning and assessment solutions for children with special needs, announces it raised $700,000 in seed funding. A recent addition to the funding round joined other investors, including Arc Capital Development, to support the successful tech startup. Read More »

MetaMetrics Welcomes Over Thirty New Content Providers Worldwide

MetaMetrics® is pleased to announce that 39 new content providers have signed on to provide Lexile® measures for their texts. Content providers include book publishers, authors, textbooks and reading programs. The quarter also witnessed a notable increase in international publishing partners. Read More »

Achieve Launches Business Center for a College- and Career-Ready America

Today, Achieve proudly announces the launch of the Business Center for a College- and Career-Ready America and its website, www.BusinessandEducation.org. The Center will help businesses think more strategically about how best to support college and career readiness for all students. Read More »

Mobile Learning Networks Completes $350,000 Seed Round

Mobile Learning Networks, Inc. – a private tutoring service company revolutionizing the industry by providing a virtual, one-to-one experience between student and tutor via an iPad application – announced it has completed a $350,000 seed round of private funding. Read More »

Parchment Quarterly Activity Report Underscores Continued Shift Towards Electronic Credentialing

Parchment today released its Q3 activity report for the Parchment Exchange electronic credentials network, reporting significant growth in secondary and postsecondary new members, transaction volume and user registrations. The total number of active institutional members TTM grew to an all time high of 8,300, an increase of 21% YoY. Read More »

Discovery Communications Announces Acquisition of Espresso Education

Discovery Communications announced today it has acquired U.K. market leader Espresso Group Limited, a top provider of primary school digital education content. Discovery Education, Discovery Communications' education division will oversee the business. Terms were not disclosed. Read More »

Alexander Street Press Acquires Insight Media

Together Alexander Street and Insight Media now hold distribution rights for nearly 50,000 top-quality titles in the higher education market. This arrangement combines Alexander Street's expertise in the development and sale of large-scale collections of streaming video to libraries with Insight's expertise in selling individual titles directly to academics. Read More »