January 29, 2021 | Volume 52, Number 3

Pearson NA Courseware Down 13% in 2020

Pearson (London/Hoboken, NJ) in January said its U.S. Higher Education Courseware business performed in line with expectations, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.U.S. Higher Education ...

Pearson, Hawai‘i Pacific U Partner for Nursing

Pearson (London/Hoboken, NJ) and Hawai‘i Pacific University in January formed a partnership to bring HPU degree and certificate programs online, including three new online nursing ...

Alabama Launches a K-12 Math Adoption

The Alabama state Board of Education in January approved core math programs for grades K-12 from eight publishers in grades K-8 and programs from five publishers in the high school ...

A Pass Educational Group Gains Victory Productions

Education content development firm A Pass Educational Group (Union Lake, MI) in January acquired another content development firm Victory Productions (Worcester, MA), gaining ...

Acquisitions, Partnerships & Investment

MindEdge Learning Acquires Acuity InstituteEdtech firm MindEdge Learning (Boston) in January acquired Acuity Institute (Denver), a provider of online Lean Six Sigma Certification, ...

The Future of Education at CES

Growth prospects for the global digital learning market have accelerated dramatically during the pandemic, Michael Moe, founder and president of GSV Asset Management, an early-stage ...

Sonic Foundry Ends Year with Negatively Flat Revenue

Video solutions provider Sonic Foundry (Madison, WI) nearly pulled out positive revenue in a fiscal year that covered most of the worst of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...

News Briefs, Jan. 29, 2021

EBSCO Information Services (Ipswich, MA) in January made available EBSCOed powered by Stacks, a web-based content management system to make it easy for schools to aggregate and ...

People Briefs, Jan. 29, 2021

Curriculum and assessment provider Amplify (Brooklyn, NY) in January named Paul Sheppard as chief financial officer. Sheppard previously served as chief financial officer of Entangled, ...

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