Seventy percent of private schools in the United States serve less than 300 students, data from the National Center for Education Statistics show.
Curriculum company Activate Learning and K-12 supplier School Specialty have announced acquisitions. Also, Finnish ed-tech company Lightneer raised $5 million.
Of a dozen industries studied, educational services grew fastest for the second quarter of 2017, increasing 6.1 percent compared to the first quarter, Onvia’s research showed.
Barnes and Noble Education purchased Student Brands, a subscription-based writing skills services business, while Harris School Solutions, a provider of technology solutions for schools, acquired school management software provider JR3 WebSmart.
One of the more curious pieces of language included in the Every Student Succeeds Act warns about the “harms of copyright piracy.” How did it end up in the sweeping education law?
The Council of the Great City Schools has organized 11 districts in an effort to jointly buy instructional materials for English-language learners, with an initial focus on math resources.
The testing organization has made a $10.8 million “strategic investment” in New Markets Venture Partners.
Frontline Education has been acquired by private equity firm Thomas Bravo; in addition, UK-based Impero Software, a provider of remote monitoring and management software, has raised $36.3 million from Investcorp Technology Partners.
On Monday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. EST, EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar to answer questions about the state of K-12 budgets during the 2017-18 school year.
More jobs are on the chopping block through 2019 as Pearson plans changes to improve its financial results.