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PowerSchool Group Acquired by Vista Equity Partners

PowerSchool Group LLC announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) from Pearson plc. The transaction was originally announced June 17th. The carve-out marks a new phase of growth for PowerSchool as the company addresses increasing demand for integrated education technology products. Following the closing of the acquisition, PowerSchool appointed Hardeep Gulati as Chief Executive Officer. Read More »

eSchool Media Offers 21st Century Marketing Services

eSchool Media is now proud to offer a full line of services including custom content creation and strategy; custom publishing; branding and awareness programs; creative services; custom regional and national events; webinars; lead generation and content syndication programs; social media marketing; and new to the ed-tech industry, progressive lead nurturing programs. Read More »

Noodle Acquires Allclasses

Education website Noodle announced today it has acquired, a comprehensive search engine that connects people to online and local offline classes and experiences. The acquisition marks a major expansion for Noodle post-college search capabilities. Parents, students, and professionals can now find everything related to their education and personal growth quicker and more easily than ever before Read More »

BrightBytes Receives $33 Million Series C Financing

BrightBytes announced a $33 million Series C financing. New York-based private equity and venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners led the round, with Bessemer Venture Partners, Rethink Education and Learn Capital also participating. The capital will be used to expand BrightBytes' Clarity platform for K-12 leaders, continue globalization of its customer base and develop engineering and customer success teams. Read More »

Catapult Learning and Specialized Education Services, Inc Merger

Catapult Learning, a leading technology-enabled K–12 services provider, and Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of alternative and special education services, today announced a definitive agreement to merge, resulting in the creation of the unsurpassed industry leader of contracted instructional services in the U.S. Read More »

Virtual Education Leaders Launch Global Personalized Academics

Virtual learning pioneer Julie Young today announced the official launch of Global Personalized Academics (GPA) where she has been named chief executive officer. The new company provides virtual and classroom learning to help students across the globe transform the way they learn. Global Personalized Academics has been formed from Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SIBE) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Blended Schools Network (BSN). Read More »

Unizin Acquires Courseload Software

Unizin announced the acquisition of the Courseload software today.Courseload includes an eText reader platform and collaborative learning tools for the delivery of digital learning materials including Open Educational Resources, faculty-authored course packs, and publisher content. The addition of Courseload is a vital component for connecting content to learners in Unizin's digital learning ecosystem. Read More »

Amit Shah Restructures Green Comma To Serve Nonprofits

Green Comma announced that Amit Shah has restructured the company that he co-founded in 2008 and became sole proprietor of in 2012 as a services company for not-for-profits and social-impact-driven programs. Shah will serve as Managing Director. Read More »

Atomic Learning Acquires Versifit Technologies

Atomic Learning, education's trusted training leader, has announced its acquisition of Versifit Technologies, a leading provider of data warehousing and analytic reporting platforms in education. The companies' solutions will allow teachers to efficiently track student progress and selectively target professional learning, ultimately improving K-12 and higher education instruction. Read More »

Barnes & Noble Board Approves Spin-Off of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced the timing and details regarding the spin-off of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (“BNED”) from Barnes & Noble. Contemporaneously with the approval of the spin-off, the Company also announced a new quarterly dividend policy for Barnes & Noble stockholders. Read More »