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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 »

PCS Edventures Announces Drone Company Acquisition

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc., (PCSV) a leading provider of K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs, today announced the completion of an asset purchase of Thrust UAV, a company focused on the fast-growing FPV drone racing market. The asset purchase includes R&D inventory, tools and the full rights to the Thrust UAV name, trademark rights, branding, customer lists, supply chain, and web presence. Read More »

Certica Solutions Acquires Academic Benchmarks

Certica Solutions, provider of K-12 education content and data management solutions, today announced that it has acquired Academic Benchmarks, the market-leading data service for K-12 academic standards. In conjunction with this acquisition, Certica announces Certica Connect™, the first education technology Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), which establishes a centralized, cloud-based service for K-12 industry providers to access, store and integrate data, metadata and content Read More »

NuuED Secures $3 Million in Funding from DuKlaw Ventures

NuuED Inc., the advanced technology education company with the power to assist learners based on their unique learning styles, today announced a $3 million financing deal with Swiss-based DuKlaw Ventures. DuKlaw Ventures led the investment effort with participation from German based Deutsche Gruppe. The DuKlaw Ventures financing builds on NuuED's financing, growth and product launch road map for 2016. Read More »

New Profit Supports LEAP Innovations with $1 Million Investment

National nonprofit venture philanthropy fund New Profit is investing $1 million over the next four years into LEAP Innovations, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to transforming education by bridging the gap between education and innovation. LEAP Innovations helps educators develop and implement personalized learning environments enabled by technology to tailor instruction to each student’s skills, interests, and goals. Read More »