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Pluralsight Acquires Code School for $36 Million

Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, today announced the acquisition of Code School, an online learn-to-code destination, for $36 million. By acquiring Code School, Pluralsight’s portfolio of e-learning solutions now offers a broader range of coding courses and learning styles, providing an end-to-end solution for users of all levels and skill sets. Read More »

PR with Panache! Partenrs for Strategic Lead Engagement

PR with Panache! moved forward on actualizing its new Convert! division, announcing a strategic lead engagement partnership with Agile Education Marketing. Through this partnership, both firms will have the ability to offer clients new, innovative solutions for engaging potential customers and taking their prospecting efforts "beyond the lead". Read More »

Berkery Noyes Releases Education Industry M&A Report

Berkery Noyes, an independent mid-market investment bank, today released its full year 2014 mergers and acquisitions trend report for the Education Industry. The report analyzes M&A activity in the sector during 2014 and compares it with data covering 2012 and 2013. Read More »

lynda.com Receives $186 Million Investment

lynda.com Inc. announced an investment of $186 million led by TPG, a global private investment firm with $65 billion of assets under management. Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity and Meritech, existing lynda.com investors, also participated in the round. The financing will be used to accelerate acquisitions, growth and new content initiatives, and to continue to build the world-class team that supports those efforts. Read More »

EDMarket and SIIA Introduce EDventure Launch Pad

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) and the The Ed Tech Industry Network - a division of the Software & Information Industry Association are sponsoring the EDventure Launch Pad at EDexpo in Atlanta GA, February 22-24, 2015. The EDventure Launch Pad is designed to connect new edtech vendors with the educational dealers, teacher bloggers, and school district decision makers who attend EDexpo, Read More »

Zaner-Bloser Acquires Superkids K-2 Core Reading Program

Rowland Reading Foundation announced the acquisition of its Superkids Reading Program by Zaner-Bloser, an educational publisher providing curricula and digital resources in literacy, language arts, writing instruction and handwriting.The Superkids program is a rigorous phonics-based literacy curriculum that integrates reading with writing, spelling and grammar for K-2 students. Read More »

inRESONANCE Announces Acquisition of Schoolyard

inRESONANCE (iR), the premier open FileMaker platform for schools and non-profits, acquires Schoolyard and adds the open-source web system to its suite of industry-leading solutions. The core philosophies of iR and Schoolyard leverage the collective intelligence of larger communities to provide comprehensive data and web solutions for independent schools worldwide. Read More »

SEG Measurement Named to List of Who's Who in Assessment

SEG Measurement announced that it has been named to the List of Who's Who in the testing and assessment market, by Simba Information in its 2014-2015 Prek-12 Testing Market Forecast. SEG Measurement joins a distinguished list of assessment organizations including ACT, Educational Testing Service (ETS), and Pearson Education. Read More »

Education Technology Pioneers Announced as Winners of SIIA Innovation Incubator Program

The Education Division 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 Business Forum... A new award was introduced this year, the Faculty Choice Award, with SIIA Education Division Industry Partner eSchool Media. Read More »

Triumph Learning Named as Educational Publisher To Watch

Triumph Learning was named to the 10 to Watch list in Outsell Inc’s October 2014 report, The Role of Games in Education. The company was recognized for the gamification elements in its new personalized, smart practice solution, Waggle. Read More »