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Bloomz Named Finalist in 2015 American Business Awards

Bloomz was named a Finalist in the Collaborative Social Media Solution for Educators category in The 2015 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the program. Finalists were chosen by scores of business professionals nationwide during first-round judging in April and May. Read More »

GSV Capital Corp. Reports First Quarter 2015 Results

GSV Capital Corp. announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net assets totaled $302.6 million or $15.66 per share at March 31, 2015, as compared to $14.80 per share at December 31, 2014, and $14.91 per share at March 31, 2014. Read More »

HMHAnnounces First Quarter 2015 Results

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Net sales were $163 million, up approximately 6%, compared with $154 million in the first quarter of 2014, driven by higher Education and Trade Publishing sales and the recognition of previously deferred revenue. Read More »

Winners of SIIA Innovation Incubator Program

The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) showcased some of the newest and most innovative products in the education technology market, and recognized the best among them as part of the Innovation Incubator program at the Education Industry Summit,... Read More »

Wonder Workshop Raises Additional $6.9 Million

Wonder Workshop has raised an additional $6.9 million from new investor WI Harper Group and existing investors Madrona Venture Group, CRV, Maven Ventures, Bright Success Capital and angels. Wonder Workshop will use the funding to continue to expand into new markets, develop manufacturing and strategic business channels. The funding brings the company's total funding to $15.9 million. Read More »

AltSchool Raises $100 Million in Funding

AltSchool kicks off Teacher Appreciation Week with $100 million funding to further its vision to reinvent U.S. education from the ground up. Founders Fund and Andreessen Horowitz led the round with Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's donor-advised fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Read More »

Frontline Technologies Acquires My Learning Plan

Frontline Technologies, a leading provider of human resources software for K-12 education, has announced the acquisition of My Learning Plan, a well-known provider of educator professional growth and management tools for K-12. My Learning Plan was founded in 1999 and is well known for its professional development management system, as well as its educator evaluation system ... Read More »

EduTone Acquires Education Division of Alabama-Based Information Transport Solutions

EduTone has acquired the education division of Alabama-based Information Transport Solutions (ITS). Assets include ITS’ True North data analytics and visual software, a team focused on sales, teacher training, customer service and product development and an existing and rapidly growing installed base of GGFL and True North currently serving hundreds of schools. Read More »

Insight Lists Top 5 Ed Tech Issues as Schools Enter Buying Cycle

Students with mobile devices, wireless network stress testing and bandwidth issues are top of mind as school districts enter the annual technology buying season, according to Insight Public Sector, a division of Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), a leading worldwide technology provider of hardware, software and service solutions for districts and schools across the U.S. Read More »

Measured Progress Provides Update on Nevada Assessments

Following is a statement from Martin Borg, president and CEO of Measured Progress, regarding ongoing improvements to the Smarter Balanced online assessment delivery system: "To date, more than 115,000 tests have been successfully completed in Nevada on the Smarter Balanced online test delivery system. We regret that schools in Clark County School District were unable to complete their Smarter Balanced online assessments over the past few days, and we apologize for the frustration and inconvenience that students and educators experienced. Read More »