April 10, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 8

Educational Publishers React to COVID-19, part 2

Instructional materials providers continue to expand their offerings to students, educators and parents even as they streamline their internal operations. As Charles Linsmeier, senor ...

Learning Without Tears Looks Past Pandemic

When schools began closing in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Learning Without Tears (Gaithersburg, MD) opened its resources to help students continue learning. The company, ...

School Specialty Faces Tough Road Ahead

In the coronavirus-plagued business environment, companies are husbanding cash, and that is an asset the already-troubled School Specialty (Greenville, WI) has been striving to ...

Sales Strengthen at Goodheart-Willcox Through January

Revenue at career and technical education publisher Goodheart-Willcox (Tinley park, IL) increased 8.8% to $6.3 million in the three-month period ended January 31. Revenue for the ...

Who Thinks They’re Ready to Learn Remotely?

While most college students feel they have the tools they need to move online, they remain anxious about their own skills in managing their learning in an off-campus environment, ...

Five Startups Advance in LearnLaunch Accelerator

LearnLaunch’s (Boston) co-working space—the Campus—is closed at least through May 4 per state order during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the accelerator for promising edtech ...

Virtual Teaching Support Offered

With the move to remote teaching for schools and colleges, there is a recognized need for helping teachers and instructors adjust to the new mode of teaching. Eduscape (Montvale, NJ) ...

People Briefs, April 10, 2020

Zovio (Chandler, AZ), ), an education technology services company, in April named Chris Spohn to the newly created position of executive vice president of operations, effective April ...

News Briefs, April 10, 2020

The Utah state Board of Higher Education in March approved tuition raises at seven of the state’s eight public colleges. Tuition increases range from 1.38% at Utah Valley University ...

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