McGraw-Hill Education and the creator of Sesame Street have agreed to work together to bring content focused on social-emotional learning to elementary and pre-kindergarten students.
K-12 companies from the U.S. and other nations trying to make it in China need to understand the importance of brand recognition in the huge, fast-evolving market.
Demand for private education, delivered through independent schools and tutoring, has surged over the years in China, and many companies from other countries have been able to sell there.
The company will delay an IPO after regulators in Dubai froze tuition fees at private schools, which will affect the company’s financial projections, according to Reuters.
EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on Tuesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern, on what K-12 companies need to know about the GDPR, Europe’s tough new data-privacy law.
A federal appeals court rejected Great Minds’ argument that the national office supply chain needs to compensate it for copying K-12 math materials. But a separate case is still moving through the courts.
The Chinese company TAL Education says a short seller’s claims are rife with “unsupported speculation and malicious interpretations of events.”
The state of New Mexico will hire a vendor to administer tests in science and Spanish, and the Anderson School District Number Five in South Carolina wants to buy an online visitor management system.
The San Antonio school system needs a contractor to help strengthen ties between K-12 career-and-tech programs and the workforce. Mississippi state officials, meanwhile, want to assist districts that are piloting programs for students with dyslexia
The K-12 market is likely to include a mix of commercial and “open” resources for the foreseeable future, a panel at ISTE suggested.