The Pearson Charitable Foundation will pay $7.7 million to settle New York state’s accusation that the nonprofit’s assets were used to benefit Pearson, Inc.
Educational software and digital content sold into the pre-K-12 market comprise $7.97 billion in company revenues in 2011-12, up 2.7 percent over the year before.
Dell announced today the launch of its Chromebook 11, laptop to be used in schools that joins Chromebooks produced by Acer and Samsung, among others.
Ten ed tech companies, chosen as part of the Software and Information Industry Association’s innovation incubator program, will showcase their businesses tomorrow in New York.
State policymakers are poised to fund early childhood education at unprecedented levels, opening the door to businesses serving the pre-kindergarten market.
Expanding its presence in Brazil, Pearson has agreed to acquire Grupo Multi, an English language training company—its second education acquisition in the country.
Some 68 percent of district curriculum directors plan to purchase new instructional materials for common-core implementation, according to an MDR survey.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers has released a request for proposals to develop assessments, submit assessment reports and analyze results.
The founders of the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation named Bruce Reed, a White House insider, to be the first president of the non-profit.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co., the Boston-based education content provider, became a public company today.