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Arco Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire isaac

Nref Businesswire - 4 hours 3 min ago
SÃO PAULO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arco Platform Limited, or Arco or Company (Nasdaq: ARCE), today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) to acquire 75.1% of the share capital of INCO Limited (d/b/a isaac), the provider of an all-in-one platform that offers a suite of financial and software products to K-12 schools (the “Transaction”). The purchase price for the Transaction will be paid in the form of Arco equity interests. Prior to the Transaction, Arco a
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LIFT Academy, Indiana Wesleyan University Partner on Training Programs

Nref Businesswire - 4 hours 3 min ago
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ExplorersWanted--Innovative agreement combines LIFT’s flight training program with IWU’s academic curriculum
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University of Phoenix Recognized as a Top Performer on Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings

Nref Businesswire - 10 hours 3 min ago
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix has been recognized as a Top Performer on Social Mobility by the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, based on its graduation rates and graduation rate performance for Pell Grant students. The rankings identified the University as #160 of Top Performers on Social Mobility, from a field of 439 institutions. As an open access institution serving working adult students, University of Phoenix has long used the innovative approac
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Strivr Launches Partner Program to Accelerate the Expansion of VR in the Enterprise

Nref Businesswire - 13 hours 4 min ago
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strivr, the leading platform for enterprise-scale Virtual Reality (VR) solutions, today announced the launch of the Strivr Partner Program, an ecosystem connecting content, technology, and services providers to deliver immersive experiences to the Fortune 1000. Joined by partners including Accenture, DDI, Insight, PICO, Qualcomm, Start Beyond, Strategos, and VMware, Strivr is bringing together leading companies with a common goal of elevating workforce perf
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Big Blue Swim School Announces Expansion in Houston, Sells Out Market With 10-Pool Deal

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 09:18
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Big Blue Swim School, one of the country’s fastest-growing franchises in the $3 billion learn-to-swim industry, announces it has finalized a deal to bring 10 pools to the Houston area. Sport Clips and Signarama franchisee Cheston Syma partnered with JDA Advisors, LLC and Girish Capital, to diversify his portfolio and grow the Big Blue brand in Texas. This brings the total number of Houston units sold to 11, following last’s year announcement from franchise partners Men
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Novakid’s Proprietary Story-Based Curriculum Results in a 39% Improvement in Students’ Learning Performance

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 21:18
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Novakid, a leading online English as a Second Language (ESL) learning platform, conducted research on its first-to-market story-based ESL curriculum - Novakid Magic Academy - to ascertain the impact of the gamified learning environment and storyline on young ESL students’ learning outcomes. Teaching children in a digital learning environment presents several challenges. Promoting deeper engagement with the content, maintaining their attention, and developing thei
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Introducing Enthought Academy, The Premier Python Training Program for Scientific Organizations

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 12:17
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enthought, a company powering digital transformation for science, today announced the launch of Enthought Academy (“Academy”), the most effective Scientific Python curriculum for R&D professionals. Informed by more than 20 years of training and consulting experience, Enthought Academy empowers scientists and engineers with the core skills needed to leverage technology to accelerate their research. Academy instructors are scientists and engineers themselves an
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Building Hope Opens Brand New School in Manor, Texas

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 12:17
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #charterschools--Building Hope, a non-profit foundation dedicated to creating high-quality K-12 public charter school opportunities for students through its expertise in real estate, finance, and operational services, today announced the opening of its partner school, Compass Rose Destiny, in Manor Texas. Construction on the campus began just one year ago. School administrators, parents, and students recently joined Building Hope, Compass Rose Public Schools, and members of the comm
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Winning by Design Launches New Customer Success Operating Model and Expanded Course Curriculum

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 12:17
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Winning by Design (WbD), the leader in accelerating and optimizing recurring revenue for B2B organizations, is launching a new Customer Success (CS) Operating Model and has updated multiple courses across its global Revenue Academy, including Skills Coaching, Selling into Enterprise Accounts, Account Management for Growth, and Prospecting for Impact; all courses directly tie to its signature Bow Tie Model. “The new and improved curriculum delivers effecti
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Carolina Biological Supply Company Inspires K-12 Students with Young People’s Space Success Stories During Space Week

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 10/04/2022 - 09:17
BURLINGTON, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #WorldSpaceWeek--Leading school science supplier Carolina Biological welcomed teachers and students back to school during World Space Week with space career success stories as part of its Young Innovators program to inspire K-12 students and teachers. These high-interest profiles are free resources, perfect for engaging students in learning science, while promoting equity. To coincide with classroom lessons during World Space Week, Carolina launched a special collection of sho
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Mercedes-Benz USA Introduces National Technician Training and Development Programs to Help Students Jumpstart Careers in the Automotive Industry

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 10/03/2022 - 12:13
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To address the industry-wide shortage of new technical talent, Mercedes-Benz USA launched multifaceted training programs that aim to benefit the automotive industry by providing career readiness to students who aspire to become automotive technicians. Students can start their journey to become a Mercedes-Benz Technician through participation in three national career development programs: MB Star Connect, MB Campus and MB Drive. These programs are designed to provide a
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Stride, Inc. Continues Partnership with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center for Multi-Year Bullying Prevention Effort

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 10/03/2022 - 09:13
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Stride Inc., (NYSE: LRN)—the nation’s leading provider of online and blended learning programs—announced its continued partnership with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center for the 2022-2023 school year. This partnership is designed to help raise awareness of ways to identify, stop, and prevent bullying. Throughout the current school year, Stride and PACER’s will work together to elevate the voices of students who are impacted by bullying-related iss
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As National Data Shows Dismal Literacy Scores, Amplify Reading Program Demonstrates Strong Outcomes for Academically Vulnerable Students

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 11:55
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amplify, a publisher of next-generation curriculum and assessment programs, released the results of a year-long study on the impact of Amplify Reading, a data-based personalized learning program for K–5 built on the Science of Reading. Across all grades, Amplify Reading students outperformed non-Amplify Reading students after using the program during the 2020–21 school year, with particularly striking outcomes for students identified as ‘at-risk’ for not reachin
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Age of Learning Appoints Edtech Veteran as Chief Revenue Officer to Lead Growth of Schools Division

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 09/29/2022 - 11:55
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Age of Learning®, leading education technology innovator and creator of the widely popular ABCmouse® Early Learning Academy, today announced it has appointed industry veteran Ty West to the newly created role of Chief Revenue Officer, Schools Division. West will lead the expanding division in its next phase of growth, focusing on Age of Learning’s School Solutions, which include the adaptive, personalized mastery learning programs My Math Academy and My Reading Aca
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Trellix Empowers Next Generation of Cybersecurity Talent at Xpand Live

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 09/28/2022 - 14:46
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xpand Live – Today at Xpand Live, Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), announced new efforts to close the cybersecurity industry’s 2.72 million person talent gap. “Our work is all about protecting people, and there’s nothing more purposeful than this mission,” said Michael Alicea, CHRO, Trellix. “People are seeking meaningful, soulful work, but it requires industry-wide action to remove the unnecessary bar
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FiscalNote’s Curate Announces Expansion of State & Local Coverage to Over 4,000 School Boards and Hundreds of State Boards Across the Nation

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 14:39
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FiscalNote's Curate Expands State & Local Coverage and Tracking to Now Include State Boards and School Districts Across U.S.
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New Study: Parents Say Online Schools More Transparent Than Traditional Schools

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 11:38
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As many parents increasingly express concerns about what their children are learning in schools, a new study finds parents view online public schools as substantially more transparent and aligned with their values than brick-and-mortar schools. Parents also say online schools give them more control over what their children are learning, and that teachers are more likely to view them as partners. “If the past two years have taught us anything, it’s that parents and
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Kenilworth Science and Technology School Closes on 7-Acre Parcel Purchase in Baton Rouge, New Campus to Open Next August

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 11:38
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #charterschools--Kenilworth Science and Technology School (KST) and Building Hope today announced the closing of the transaction to purchase a 7-acre parcel of land on 8716 Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge where KST will build a new school campus. Building Hope will begin immediately to construct the new 56,000 square-foot school and gymnasium in preparation for a fall 2023 opening. KST will be expanding to include grades Kindergarten through 8th grade and will enroll 756 students at capa
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Lexia Learning Poll Shows Teacher Burnout is Educators’ Top Concern for the 2022-23 School Year

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 09/27/2022 - 11:38
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A national survey conducted by Lexia Learning, a Cambium Learning® Group company, found that the majority of educators (71%) are worried about teacher burnout during the 2022-2023 school year. That concern is warranted; in a January 2022 National Education Association (NEA) survey, 90% of NEA members reported that feeling burned out was a serious problem. The high probability of burnout comes at a time when educators believe students will require more individualized ins
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University of Phoenix Tuition Guarantee Remains in Place Throughout Pandemic and Economic Uncertainty

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 09/26/2022 - 11:37
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Phoenix tuition guarantee, established in 2018, continues to provide relief from rising tuition costs across higher education to students, delivering affordable and competitive tuition costs that are transparent and easy to understand. Under the tuition guarantee, enrolled students lock in their tuition for the duration of their degree program. Undergraduate degrees at University of Phoenix have been locked in at $398 per credit and master’s degrees h
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