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Partners Group To Acquire Knowledge Universe's US Early-Childhood Ed Business

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has agreed to acquire Knowledge Universe's US early-childhood education business (KUE LLC) on behalf of its clients. KUE LLC is the largest for-profit provider of early childhood education in the US and the parent company of KinderCare Learning Centers, as well as the brands Children’s Creative Learning Centers (CCLC) and Champions. Read More »

PCS Edventures Announces Major Distribution Alliance

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. announced a strategic alliance with School Specialty, Inc., a leading distributor of supplies, furniture, technology products, supplemental learning products, and curriculum solutions to the education marketplace. School Specialty will feature PCS products in their marketing efforts, beginning with online promotion in 2015. Read More »

Snug Vest Secures Major Investment

Snug Vest (by Wearable Therapeutics Inc.), announces the procurement of a $500,000 CAD investment. The company develops a therapeutic vest that provides anxiety relief and stress management for families dealing with autism and will use the funds to increase marketing efforts, as well as to expand production, technology development and clinical research. Read More »

PCSV Annouces Up Listing to the QB in Q2

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. announced that its strategic plan for Q2, FY2015 will include up listing from the OTC:Pinks to the higher tier OTC:QB. Due to the Company's expanding International demand of our products and services, foreign investment brokers will then have greater visibility to our common stock. Additionally the Company is increasing capacity in Fulfillment, Customer Service, and Sales Support in anticipation of increased domestic and foreign product sales. Read More »

DRC To Acquire Key Assets of McGraw-Hill's CTB

Data Recognition Corporation has agreed to acquire key assets of the CTB assessment business of McGraw-Hill Education. The move will strengthen DRC's position as a leader in the development and administration of K–12 assessments. It also enables McGraw-Hill Education to focus more squarely on its core mission of improving results for students, educators and professionals by enhancing teaching and learning. Read More »

BloomBoard Secures $7.2 Million in Series B Funding

BloomBoard, a Silicon Valley education technology company focused on empowering teacher growth, announced today that it received $7.2 million in Series B funding. The round includes increased capital from three original investors: Birchmere Ventures, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Learn Capital, as well as new contributing organizations, including the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Gera Ventures. Read More »

Librify Inc. Has Been Sold to Scribd

DeSilva+Phillips client, Librify Inc., a social reading and retail platform, has been acquired by Scribd, the premier subscription reading service, featuring ebooks, audiobooks and comic books. Librify allows readers to access bestsellers, new releases and book club favorites, all while sharing their reading experience with friends. Read More »

Ideaphora Selected to Participate in GSVlabs EdTech Innovation Lab

Ideaphora has earned a place among other rising startups in the prestigious and in-demand Innovation Labs program from GSVlabs. The edtech startup, which has garnered early success partnering with companies such as BrainPOP®, will receive mentorship and the support of a community of innovative companies, business leaders and investors. Read More »

PVC Advises CECO on Sale of Brooks Institute

Career Education Corporation today announced that it has closed on an agreement transferring control of Brooks Institute, one of its Career College institutions, to gphomestay, a global leader in providing international education opportunities for students. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Read More »

Pearson To Sell PowerSchool to Vista Equity Partners

Pearson plc announced that it has agreed the sale of its PowerSchool business to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) for a gross consideration of $350 million, payable in cash. Pearson had announced its intention to explore a sale of PowerSchool in February 2015. Read More »