Business Partnerships

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

Findaway World, LLC and Follett Library Resources jointly announced the launch of Catalist Digital, a new digital audiobook platform, into the PreK-12 school market.

Phil Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president
2/2/2012

Jill Duffy of PCMag.com may have said it best: "Apple brings a spotlight with it everywhere it goes, and people pay attention to anything caught in its glow."

Rumors of the new and improved iBooks application began swirling weeks before Apple's anticipated announcement on Jan. 19, but perhaps no one was expecting the tidal wave of media coverage that proclaimed the company's venture into the textbook industry to be the Holy Grail of K12 learning. After all, iPads are hardly new, nor are their netbook predecessors or online learning material, for that matter.

1/31/2012

1/31/2012

SimplexGrinnell, a Tyco International company and longtime leader in fire and life safety, announced the acquisition of privately held Certified Fire Protection, Inc., a leader in fire suppression in the greater Atlanta area for the past 20 years.

1/31/2012

Using version 11 of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software being released in spring 2012, StrataLogica will become the first web application to integrate with the latest version of the software used by SMART customers.

1/26/2012

1/26/2012

Revolution K12 has partnered with EDU, Inc. to provide its customers of math, English language arts and SAT/ACT prep courses access to EDU. Inc.

1/17/2012

1/17/2012

Jocelyn Jordan commutes to Western High School to play for the girls’ basketball team because her school doesn’t have a squad. As Sun sports editor Ray Brewer reported, sometimes she makes it on time, sometimes she doesn’t.

1/12/2012

1/12/2012

Learning Enhancement Corporation and StarShine Academy Schools announced that LEC’s BrainWare Safari cognitive skills development program will be implemented as a core element in StarShine’s visionary curriculum. 

1/11/2012

1/11/2012

City and state education officials announced that they plan to close an entire network of charter high schools in Brooklyn that have suffered management and financial woes for years.

1/11/2012

Capstone announces a donation of 50,000 books to Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent.

1/4/2012

1/4/2012

William Polk Carey, who made a fortune in real-estate finance and donated tens of millions of dollars to improve U.S. business schools, has died. He was 81.

1/3/2012

1/3/2012

Beef taco pie Tuesdays in Duval County public schools could join the likes of EverBank Field under a proposed state bill that would allow local school boards to sell the naming rights to school cafeterias.

12/23/2011

12/23/2011

The Cherokee Nation lost more than $500,000 in scholarship money after losing 318 CN scholarship recipients during the 2010-11 academic school year, the period for which the latest figures are available.

12/20/2011

12/20/2011

AT&T* today announced a $7,500 contribution to Communities In Schools of Central Ohio high school drop out prevention program called The School Resource Coordinator Program.

12/19/2011

12/19/2011

For the New Jersey State Department of Education, the cost of withholding public information from the public has a steep price tag: $40,290.80.

12/16/2011

12/16/2011

A coalition that includes a Fortune 500 company, labor unions and nonprofit foundations outlined plans Thursday to spend the next five years focused on rescuing a rural West Virginia school district, one of the country's most downtrodden.

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