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SunGard K-12 Education Selects ANCILE as Premier Solutions Provider

SunGard K-12 Education has selected ANCILE Solutions, Inc., as its premier solutions provider for learning and performance solutions. As a result of the alliance, SunGard K-12 will migrate much of its existing eLearning content and create future content for eSchoolPLUS, BusinessPLUS, and eFinancePLUS with ANCILE uPerform Express. Read More »

Flat World Education Expands Platform To Enable Transformative Initiatives in Personalized Learning

Flat World Education announced a development partnership with Brandman University. This strategic expansion of Flat World's platform will enable the university to offer an online, competency-based bachelor of business administration (BBA) degree delivered entirely on a mobile device for a total cost that is 65 percent lower than current alternatives. Read More »

GSV Capital Provides Update on Portfolio Companies

GSV Capital Corp. provided an update on news and developments from selected companies within its investment portfolio of 46 primarily venture-backed businesses. GSV Capital investment data provided is reported as of September 30, 2013, unless explicitly stated otherwise. The company also announced that it has entered into a new $18 million senior secured credit facility with Silicon Valley Bank. Read More »

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Invites EdTech Startups To Apply

-Kaplan, Inc., the global education services company and largest subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC), and Techstars, the global startup accelerator, jointly announced today they are accepting applications for the 2014 class of the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, powered by Techstars. Read More »

Ellucian® Acquires CampusIT

Ellucian® announced the acquisition of CampusIT, a provider of student management systems for higher education institutions in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The acquisition furthers Ellucian’s strategy of bringing innovative technology solutions to the higher education community. Read More »

HMH Delivers Industry-Leading Common Core Content

To support the move toward heightened standards, HMH has released programs built for Common Core, including GO Math!, Collections © 2015 for English Language Arts and Journeys © 2014 for reading. These programs are specifically written to provide thorough coverage of the Common Core State Standards with an emphasis on depth of instruction. Read More »

NewSchools Venture Fund And Maryland Fund Tales2Go

Tales2Go Inc., a provider of audio books for early childhood programs and primary schools, announces today that education venture philanthropy organization NewSchools Venture Fund and the Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), the venture arm of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, led a $750K investment round in the company. Read More »

Blackboard Acquires MyEdu

Blackboard Inc. today announced the acquisition of MyEdu, a provider of a popular technology platform that helps college students create an academic roadmap tailored to their academic and career goals and build their first "professional profile" to connect to jobs and internship opportunities. Read More »

Waterford Institute To Distribute Software Directly to Schools

Waterford Institute ended its partnership with education publisher and software distributor NCS Pearson, Inc. on Jan. 1, 2014. Waterford is now directly distributing its award-winning, adaptive learning software curricula and assessments to students, teachers, districts, schools and parents nationwide. Read More »

Independent Stationers Announces New Affiliate Program with NSSEA

Independent Stationers and the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) announced an affiliation program designed to let NSSEA members participate in the recently awarded U.S. Communities School Supply program awarded to Independent Stationers. Independent Stationers members benefit as well through the progressive education afforded by NSSEA in this unique opportunity. Read More »