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PASCO Scientific Acquires Ergopedia

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Education Networks of America Celebrates 20 Years

Education Networks of America (ENA), a leading network service provider for school districts and libraries nationwide, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016. In 1996, ENA began with a vision to provide Internet access to every K–12 school in Tennessee. ENA made that vision a reality by creating the first statewide K–12 network in the nation. Read More »

Weld North Acquires Performance Matters

Weld North Holdings LLC announced their continued expansion in the big data and educational analytics technology market with the acquisition of Performance Matters, a leader in student assessment systems and analytics. As part of this transaction, Performance Matters will merge with Truenorthlogic, the leader in educator professional growth solutions... Read More »

Barnes & Noble Education Acquires LoudCloud Systems

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED), one of the largest contract operators of bookstores on college and university campuses across the United States, announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of LoudCloud Systems, a sophisticated digital platform and analytics provider to clients in higher education, the for-profit sector, and K-12 segment. Read More »

Scientific Learning Reports Year End Results:

Scientific Learning Corp. announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2015. “We are thrilled to report that the momentum for our unique solutions continues to build, enabling us to achieve our first year of sales growth since 2009 and generate more than $0.7 million in free cash flow,” stated Robert C. Bowen, chairman and CEO. Read More »

Boxlight Corporation Announces Acquisition of Mimio

BOXLIGHT Corporation, a leading interactive classroom technology manufacturer and K-12 education solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Mimio, one of the worlds leading providers of interactive teaching technologies. The combination of Boxlight and Mimio will empower a greater number of K-12 education technology partners with an expansive selection of premier classroom technology solutions from two of the most respected names in the industry. Read More »

RoboKind Earns Top Start-up Title

In recognition of the implementation of advanced social robotics, the Tsinghua Entrepreneur and Executive Club Angel Fund (TEEC) and the US-China Association of High-level Professionals names RoboKind the winner of the North American Startup Contest. RoboKind, the world leader in social robotics, was chosen from more than 600 companies. Read More »

Follett Acquires ClassBook

Follett announced that it has acquired ClassBook, one of the K-12 education industry's leaders in customized online bookstores that serve schools, teachers, parents, and students. Founded in 1992 and based near Albany, N.Y.,ClassBook provides private and parochial schools with 24/7 bookstores, streamlining and personalizing the ordering and fulfillment process for print and digital textbooks. Read More »

Office Depot, Inc. Launches “Committed to Learning” Initiative

Office Depot, Inc. announced the launch of a new initiative called “Committed to Learning.” which integrates Office Depot’s education-focused contract division with a wealth of best-in-class partners across the instructional ecosystem of people, classrooms, content, data and materials. By listening to the unique needs of individual superintendents, the company creates solutions that directly address their student bodies. Read More »

U.S. Office and School Supplies Industry Up 3% to $12 Billion

The U.S. office and school supplies industry grew 3 percent in 2015 to $12 billion, with $1.2 billion stemming from online sales, according to retail sales data from global information company The NPD Group. The bulk of the industry’s revenue came from the Writing Instruments category, which represented 20 percent of total industry sales... Read More »