Few names are as respected in learning science research as long-time Stanford University professor, Linda Darling-Hammond. And so it is something of head-slapping "Gosh, hadn't that happened before?" moment to learn that she's set up a national education think tank to do high quality research on equ
NEXTLESSON: San Francisco, CA-based NextLesson has raised $2.9 million in seed funding in the form of a convertible note. According to the press release, the company plans to use the money to expand its district sales operations, develop its product and expand curriculum coverage.
ANOTHER PUBLISHER FILES FOR IPO: McGraw-Hill Education is gearing up for an initial public offering that could value the company as high as $6 billion, Reuters reports. Credit Suisse Group AG and Morgan Stanley will lead the offering for the company that made $321 million in EBITDA on $1.3 billion i