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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 »

HMH Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company announced the launch of its initial public offering of 18,250,000 shares of its common stock. The initial public offering price is currently expected to be between $14.00 and $16.00 per share. The shares are being offered solely by the Company’s existing stockholders and the Company will not receive any of the proceeds of the offering. Read More »

Kaplan Early Learning Company and Conscious Discipline Announce Partnership

Under the agreement announced today, Kaplan will be a distributor of Conscious Discipline’s most popular products, including the Feeling Buddies® Self-Regulation Toolkit. The strategic partnership between provides educators and parents with increased options for helping children develop emotional intelligence and self-regulation with unique strategies and innovative tools. Read More »

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Choice Solutions

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the acquisition of Choice Solutions, Inc., a Massachusetts based provider of data analytics, integration solutions and professional services for state and district-level education systems. The acquisition represents a strategic investment in the development of secure data analytics at HMH... Read More »

VINCI Expands Globally by Acquiring KindyROO China

Rullingnet Corporation, home of VINCI Blended Learning Curriculum for early and primary childhood, announced it has acquired KindyROO China, an early childhood development academy which aims to facilitate healthy neurological development for babies, toddlers, and pre-school aged children. This acquisition will allow VINCI to bring its award-winning program to over 60 KindyROO centers throughout China. Read More »

EDUonGo Secures $530,000 from Multinational Circulus Education

EDUonGo, Inc., a company that enables anyone to launch an academy and share knowledge, has secured $530,000 from Circulus Education, a multinational education and angel investor company based in Australia, to fund continued enhancements for its learning environment. Schools, institutions and individuals partner with EDUonGo to host online academies and courses through its cloud-based platform. Read More »

Pearson Supports Boston’s EdTech Ecosystem

Pearson announced a strategic partnership with Boston’s most influential edtech ecosystem players: Exponential TechSpace, an edtech entrepreneurship campus; LearnLaunch, provider of educational programs and events to the region’s edtech community; and LearnLaunchX, Boston’s edtech accelerator. The partnership will create new innovative relationships and opportunities for collaboration between Pearson and Boston’s entrepreneurial edtech community Read More »