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Stride, Inc.’s Chairman Nathaniel A. Davis to Retire

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 17:44
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN)—a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions— announced that its Board of Directors has elected Dr. Craig R. Barrett as Chairman of the Board. Dr. Barrett will succeed Nathaniel A. Davis, outgoing Board Chairman, and former CEO, who is retiring Sept 30, 2022, after a remarkable 13-year career with the company. “It has been a privilege to serve as a member of a board and executive team that expanded le
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Chegg Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 17:44
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chegg, Inc. (NYSE:CHGG), the leading student-first connected learning platform, today reported financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2022. “Our team is doing an excellent job of executing on the current opportunities in front of us, and with the impact of constant upgrades to our user experience we are seeing continued strong conversion rates, as well as a year-over-year increase of over 100 basis points in our Chegg Study and Study Pack ret
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Liwa Education Selects Suite of PowerSchool Solutions for Its Private School System in United Arab Emirates

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 14:44
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced Liwa Education in the United Arab Emirates has selected PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), PowerSchool Enrollment, PowerSchool Unified Classroom®, PowerSchool Unified Insights™, and PowerSchool Unified Talent™ solutions to support its ongoing growth in the Middle East. Once all the PowerSchool solutions are implemented, Liwa Educ
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West Ada School District Selects PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning to Improve Student Performance and Assessment Tracking

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 14:38
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced West Ada School District (WASD) in Meridian, Idaho has selected PowerSchool Unified Classroom® Schoology Learning as its primary learning management system. Along with PowerSchool Student Information System (SIS), Schoology Learning has helped WASD provide its teachers with powerful, intuitive tools to improve student performance, districtw
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Month-long Cash for Classrooms Campaign Kicks Off Across Casey’s Communities

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 11:38
ANKENY, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Casey’s kicks off a giving campaign to help fund grants for local schools across its 16-state footprint. Throughout August, Casey’s is asking guests to round up their purchases at the register to help fund its annual Cash for Classrooms Grant Program, which provides funds for projects and initiatives that will benefit K-12 public and nonprofit, private schools in the communities Casey’s serves. “Schools are at the heart of each of our communities, and we ar
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Christian Parents Want Education Quality and Their Values Too, According to New Stride, Inc. Survey

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 08/03/2022 - 08:37
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--Many Christian parents are hesitant to send their child back to public in-person school and are considering other options, citing a misalignment with personal values and concerns over school quality as reasons to keep looking. That’s according to a new survey by Stride, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions, which found that less than half (43%) of Christian parents in the U.S. with children enrolled in public sc
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Learn Your Way to Excellence: Enroll in New Grand Canyon Private Academy

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 08/02/2022 - 11:33
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #GCPA--Enrollment is now open for the 2022-2023 school year at Grand Canyon Private Academy (GCPA), a new full-time, private-college and career preparatory school for Arizona students in grades K-10. GCPA will serve students starting in the fall of this year with plans to grow by grade level each year to eventually serve grades K-12. An integrated support team of school leaders, teachers, academic coaches, and counselors will offer unique, student-centric learning opportuniti
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Career Academy of Utah Names Dr. Bonita Teasley Head of School

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 08/02/2022 - 11:33
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #BonitaTeasley--Career Academy of Utah (CAU), a newly-established virtual charter school for students throughout the state, has announced the hiring of Dr. Bonita Teasley as Head of School. Dr. Teasley, a native of Texas, is a former teacher, campus administrator, and central office administrator, and college professor with a passion for educational leadership. Dr. Teasley has 20 years of public-school experience and has proven track record of leading improvement required schoo
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ARVA Students Lead the Way on State Industry Certifications, Giving Them an Early Start on Their Future Careers

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 08/02/2022 - 11:33
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $LRN #Arkansas--Arkansas Virtual Academy (ARVA), a full-time online and blended public charter school serving K-12 students throughout the state, was the number one public high school in Arkansas for providing students with iCEV industry certification classes designed to take them to the next career level. ARVA students achieved 89 certifications, in coordination with esteemed groups such as the Center for Financial Responsibility Personal Financial Literacy Certification, S
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PowerSchool to Launch Connected Intelligence, First Fully Managed Data-as-a-Service Platform for K-12 Schools

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:29
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced it has launched Connected Intelligence by PowerSchool®. Partnering with Snowflake via the Powered by Snowflake program, Connected Intelligence by PowerSchool is the first fully managed K-12 Education focused Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform. It provides school districts and education agencies with a unified, global, fully managed, and secu
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School Transparency and Safety Top Education Concerns for Texas Parents

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:29
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #backtoschool--With summer drawing to a close, many Texas parents have concerns about safely sending their children back to their local public school in person and are considering other options. That's according to a survey by Stride, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions, which found that nearly half (42%) of parents or guardians with children enrolled in a Texas public school would prefer to enroll them in private school. Fur
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Ohio Parents Demand School Transparency, New Survey Shows

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:29
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--As summer winds down and many families prepare for a new academic year, a vast majority of Ohio parents are concerned about a lack of transparency in the state's public schools. That's according to a survey by Stride, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions, which found that nearly 8 in 10 Ohio parents wish they had more insight into what their children are learning and doing at school. "Parents have a right and a
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Children's Safety, School Transparency Are Top Concerns for Nearly Half of American Parents

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:29
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #backtoschool--With summer drawing to a close and families gearing up for another school year, many parents are considering education options for their children other than their local in-person public school. That's according to a survey by Stride, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions, which found that nearly half (45%) of parents or guardians with children enrolled in public school would prefer they attend a private school. F
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School Safety, Transparency Top Concerns for California Parents

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:29
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #California--With another academic year quickly approaching, many California parents are concerned about safely sending their children back to their local public school in-person and considering other options. That’s according to a survey by Stride, Inc., a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions, which found that over half (52 percent) of parents or guardians with children enrolled in public school would prefer enrolling them in priva
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Genius Group Launches $1 Million Scholarship Fund for Students at University of Antelope Valley

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 08:29
SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $GNS #edtech--Genius Group Limited (“Genius Group” or the “Company”) (NYSE American: GNS), a world-leading entrepreneur Edtech and education group has today announced plans to launch a $1 million scholarship contribution for students at the University of Antelope Valley (UAV) in California, USA. The scholarship program is designed to make entrepreneurial education more accessible and affordable for prospective students and to empower students, who are living in the Lancaster, Cali
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Stanislaus County Office of Education Selects PowerSchool Unified Insights™ for Improved Data Warehousing and Analytics

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 14:12
FOLSOM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), the leading provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America, today announced the Stanislaus County Office of Education (STANCOE) in Modesto, California, selected PowerSchool Unified Insights™ Student Essentials for enhanced data warehousing and analytics capabilities within STANCOE’s 25 school districts. The organization’s addition of Unified Insights Student Essentials will support STANCOE’s ongoing Global Data Pro
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ComEd Installs Renewable Off-Grid Streetlights at Chicago Public Schools on Chicago’s South Side

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 14:12
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Washington Park and Bronzeville just got brighter as ComEd today announced that it has completed the installation of new renewable, off-grid streetlights at two Chicago Public Schools (CPS) on Chicago’s south side. “Our commitment to the communities we serve goes beyond delivering clean, reliable and affordable power to families and businesses. This partnership with Chicago Public Schools and local stakeholders is an example of our dedication to community collaboration
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K12’s High School Grads Have Spoken: Future Readiness Rates Higher at Online Schools

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 07/28/2022 - 11:12
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #careerskills--A new survey shows K12-powered high schools better prepare students with career skills and for job success when compared to brick-and-mortar public schools. To assess outcomes relating to postsecondary and career success, Stride, Inc. – a leading provider of innovative, high-quality, and tech-enabled education solutions – surveyed young adults who graduated from its online schools and those who graduated from brick-and-mortar public schools across the US. The surve
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Coursera Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 17:08
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Q2 2022 Earnings Release
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University of Phoenix Leadership Joins the Reagan Institute Summit on Education to Share Insights on Postsecondary Access and Adaptation to Better Support Students

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 07/27/2022 - 14:07
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--University of Phoenix is participating this week in the 2022 Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE), “Networked: The Quest for Connectivity,” where John Woods, Ph.D., provost and chief academic officer, will share insights on ways the University adapted and evolved to serve students during and in the wake of the pandemic, as well as new innovations in skills-tagged curriculum and badging. The summit theme and agenda strive to examine connectivity, both broadband a
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