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KinderCare Becomes First National Early Childcare Education Provider to Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 04/20/2022 - 10:26
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KinderCare achieves WELL Health-Safety rating, reaffirming commitment to ensuring the highest possible health and safety standards in the sector
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Capella University Announces Reaccreditation of Master of Social Work Program

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 04/20/2022 - 07:26
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Capella University announces that the Council on Social Work Education has reaffirmed its Master of Social Work program’s accreditation through 2030.
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Stride’s Career Learning Business Continues to Drive Growth

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 19:25
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), one of the nation’s leading technology-based education companies, today announced its results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2022. Third Quarter Fiscal 2022 Highlights Compared to 2021 Revenue of $421.7 million, compared with $392.1 million, driven by strong enrollment trends, continued growth in Adult Learning, and increases in revenue per enrollment. Income from operations of $60.6 million, compared with $38.6 million, due
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Ocean Visions Taps Stride, Inc. to Power Sustainability Education

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 10:23
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #climatechange--To support the goals of the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced today it is partnering with Ocean Visions, a nonprofit network of leading research and academic institutions, to introduce students around the globe to its Global Ecosystem for Ocean Solutions Decade Programme (GEOS) through the gaming platform Minecraft©. Endorsed by the U.N. in June 2021, GEOS is establishing a global community of re
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Carnegie Learning Appoints Doug McCollum as New Chief Product Officer

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/19/2022 - 10:23
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #edtech--Carnegie Learning, a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, today announced accomplished product leader Doug McCollum as Chief Product Officer. With McCollum at the helm of a rapidly expanding product portfolio, Carnegie Learning continues to strengthen its mission of shaping the future of learning by delivering groundbreaking solutions to education’s toughest challenges. Prior to joining Carnegie Learning, McCollum developed
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AIAA, Estes Industries, and NSTA Launch New Aerospace Education Initiative, Exploration Generation

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 13:20
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AIAA, Estes, and NSTA unveil a new aerospace education initiative, Exploration Generation, to provide free instructional resources to K-12 educators.
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Burns & McDonnell and PLTW Announce Three Year Investment in STEM Opportunities for Students

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/18/2022 - 10:20
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #PLTWProud--Burns & McDonnell today announced their commitment to giving $1.5 million over the next three years to implement Project Lead The Way (PLTW) programs with 100 percent of the donation going directly to schools across the United States. Over the last 25 years, PLTW has transformed the learning experience of millions of PreK-12 students and their teachers throughout the country by providing real-world STEM-based curriculum in engineering, computer science, an
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GigXR and ANIMA RES Partner to Scale Mixed Reality Anatomy Content for Healthcare Learners Globally

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 13:03
LOS ANGELES & BONN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GigXR, a global provider of eXtended Reality (XR) solutions for healthcare training, and ANIMA RES, leading 3D medical animation and interactive virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR) and augmented reality (AR) specialist, announced today that they have partnered to deliver XR training to higher education and healthcare institutions. The partnership will integrate ANIMA RES’ award-winning Insight Series into the GigXR Immersive Learning Platform t
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Lexia Learning to Present at American Educational Research Association: Supporting Struggling Readers: Challenges and Strategies for Educators

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 10:02
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WHAT: Virtual session for teachers and content specialists working with adolescent students WHO: Julie Russ Harris, Ed.M., curriculum manager at Lexia Learning Paul Macaruso, Ph.D., psychology professor and senior research consultant at Lexia Learning WHEN: Saturday April 23 at 4:15-5:15 PM PT REGISTER: The U.S. education system has had limited success helping students from histori
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Labster Engages Learning Experience Design Research Team to Build K-12 ESSA Evidence Portfolio

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/14/2022 - 10:02
COPENHAGEN & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Labster (, the world's leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, has engaged LXD Research (, a division of Charles River Media Group, LLC, to conduct third-party independent studies on Labster K-12 education technology (EdTech) products. Educators across the country are striving to align their instructional plans with the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the main federal law governin
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Powhatan County Public Schools Utilizes PowerSchool to Optimize Districtwide Curriculum and Talent Management Capabilities

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 04/13/2022 - 21:59
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced Powhatan County Public Schools (PCPS) in Powhatan County, Virginia has renewed PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning, PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Performance Matters, PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), and PowerSchool Unified Talent™ for the academic year. Stemming from the district’s positive and frictionless expe
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Amazon to Award 250 High School Seniors From Underserved Communities College Scholarships to Study Computer Science

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 04/13/2022 - 12:59
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AmazonFutureEngineer--Amazon awards $10 million in college scholarships to 250 high school seniors from underserved and historically underrepresented communities.
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Goddard Systems, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Lauren Starnes as Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 04/11/2022 - 09:52
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), franchisor of The Goddard School, has appointed Dr. Lauren Starnes as senior vice president and chief academic officer, effective immediately. In this newly established role, Starnes will be responsible for leading the development of The Goddard School’s proprietary education program, driving research-based innovation and implementing new accreditation standards across the franchise system. Starnes joins GSI with more than 20 y
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EdReports Announces IM K–5 Math Certified by Illustrative Mathematics Meets Expectations Across All Three Gateways

Nref Businesswire - Fri, 04/08/2022 - 06:35
TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #K12--Math curricula offered by IM Certified Partners Imagine Learning and Kendall Hunt earn high marks from nonprofit EdReports latest independent review.
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Product Faculty is Rated the No. 1 Course for Senior Product Managers - Third Year in a Row

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/07/2022 - 12:35
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As more companies outside tech build products for the digital era, the demand for product managers is growing, and the role they play is becoming increasingly complex. Product managers are pivotal in weaving together different functions, across engineering, design, and more, to drive the success of projects. Becoming a seasoned product manager requires building an advanced skillset; anticipating future technology trends to support decision making, and blending in
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Fidelity Expands Its Next Gen Financial Education Efforts Through New Collaboration with The FIVE Network

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 04/07/2022 - 09:33
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As we recognize National Financial Literacy Month, Fidelity Investments® today announced a new relationship with The FIVE Network as its latest effort in providing financial education and investing access to the next generation of investors. The FIVE Network leverages technology and mentorship to close the opportunity gap for talented high school students from under-resourced communities. Thousands of young people across 25+ states will participate in Fidelity’s financi
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Stride Inc. Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Earnings Conference Call Details

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 18:30
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced today it plans to discuss its third quarter fiscal year 2022 financial results during a conference call scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time (ET). A live webcast of the call will be available at To participate in the live call, investors and analysts should dial (888) 210-2831 (domestic) or 1 (289) 514-2968 (international) at 4:45 p.m. ET. The conference ID nu
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ComEd Announces $450,000 to Launch Skilled Trades Program in Partnership with Four Chicago Catholic High Schools

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 04/06/2022 - 15:30
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ComEd, in collaboration with Big Shoulders Fund and United Way Metro Chicago, today launched Powering Our Future – a new initiative that will expand skilled trades and STEM training at four Chicago Catholic high schools. To remove barriers to entry to energy and skilled trades careers, a new $450,000 investment by ComEd and parent company Exelon will pilot the program in schools located in historically underserved communities. Building on expansive STEM programming Com
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LingoAce Launches New English Language Learning Program, English Live

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 18:26
SINGAPORE & SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LingoAce, a Singapore-headquartered global education technology company and leading Mandarin Chinese language learning platform, has launched their latest offering, English Live, leveraging its success in teaching Mandarin Chinese through its technology platform to now teach English. Through the development of industry leading Chinese language curriculum and products, LingoAce is applying those teaching concepts and methods to English Live. LingoA
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Ballogy and Sports Camps Canada Partner to Inspire Player Development

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 04/05/2022 - 12:25
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BSA--Nike Basketball Camps will be incorporating the Ballogy Skills Assessment and development curriculum into their camps.
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