Education Technology Acquisitions Continue as 2017 Turns to 2018

Education Technology Acquisitions Continue as 2017 Turns to 2018

Private equity companies were big players in the educational technology market in 2017 as they continued to be flush with cash in a generally good economy where interest rates remained low.


Data and Technology Lead to Change in Executive Suites

Data and Technology Lead to Change in Executive Suites

The large traditional educational publishers have been staking outposts (or headquarters) in urban innovation areas to tap a new recruiting pool and to help cloak themselves the aura of technological change.


Companies Looking to Grow Tell Their Stories

Companies Looking to Grow Tell Their Stories

December marks the holiday season and a time when companies looking to enter or grow in the educational resources market tell their stories and solicit funding, partners and wisdom.


The Slice is Right

The Slice is Right

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Pearson Continues to Simplify With Sale of Wall Street English

Pearson Continues to Simplify With Sale of Wall Street English

Pearson in November agreed to sell Wall Street English, which operates learning centers in China and Italy, to a consortium consisting of funds affiliated with Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital.


Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Math technology curriculum and services provider Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) in November partnered with open educational resources provider OpenStax (Houston) to provide a single, affordable learning solution for developmental math.


Are Schools Ready for Digital Learning?

Schools have put in place much of the infrastructure they need as they move toward digital learning environments, but work remains to be done.


Trends in the World Languages Instructional Materials Market

Trends in the World Languages Instructional Materials Market

Instructional materials for high school world language learning represent a $150 million dollar market opportunity, according to EMC school, a major instructional materials market competitor.


U.S. Healthcare Uncertainty Infects Medical Publishing Market

U.S. Healthcare Uncertainty Infects Medical Publishing Market

Repeal and replace fell flat and the bipartisan deal on health insurance reform seems unlikely — cracks in the Affordable Care Act have turned to fissures that threaten to swallow one fifth of the U.S. economy.


Artificial Intelligence Set for Big Role in Scientific & Technical Publishing

Artificial Intelligence Set for Big Role in Scientific & Technical Publishing

Intelligent technology one day becoming ubiquitous, leaving us all jobless and at the mercy of machines, is a notion deeply rooted in science fiction for most people. But truth is sometimes stranger than science fiction.