June 5, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 12

Top Hat Buys Nelson’s Hi Ed Biz; Cengage Sets up Shop in Canada

The digital transformation is rearranging the educational publishing industry in Canada. Education learning platform provider Top Hat (Toronto) in May said it is acquiring more than ...

New Chief Legal Officer, Social Bond at Pearson

Pearson (London and Hoboken, NJ) in May named a new chief legal officer and in June priced an education-linked social bond as the company moves forward with its digital strategy.In ...

Some Stability Persists in the Career College Sector

The for-profit career-college sector, for the most part, exited the first quarter in a stable condition operationally, as evidenced by the 11 companies on the EM Career College Index. ...

DOE Okays 15 State CTE Plans

The U.S. Department of Education in May approved career and technical education state plans for 15 states.Each state crafted a plan to fulfill its promise of offering a robust CTE ...

Leadership Changes at ACT Amid Changing Market

Nonprofit assessment and learning company ACT (Iowa City, IA) in May named Janet Godwin interim chief executive officer, succeeding CEO Marten Roorda, who is leaving the company. ...

No At-Home SAT

The College Board (New York) said in June that it has canceled plans to offer an at-home SAT this year because taking the test would require three hours of uninterrupted, video-quality ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, June 5, 2020

Children’s magazine publisher and collaborative learning platform provider Cricket Media (McClean, VA) in May formed a partnership with Owl Hill Media (Woodmere, NY) that allows ...

News Briefs, June 5, 2020

PowerSchool (Folsom, CA), a provider of K-12 education application technology, said its Unified Insights Student Learning became available in June to customers who have both Schoology ...

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