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October 01, 2015

News Corp. Sells Amplify to Joel Klein and Other Executives

News Corp. parts with its education division after suffering huge financial losses on a $1 billion investment and laying off hundreds of employees recently.

September 18, 2015

National Geographic to Create Education Center From 21st Century Fox Deal

A center to improve high school students' geography skills will be one outcome of the new venture, which gives Rupert Murdoch's family a majority stake.

March 13, 2014

Renaissance Learning to be Acquired for $1.1 Billion

Renaissance Learning, a K-12 assessment and learning analytics company, has commanded one of the highest prices in the history of ed tech acquisitions.

March 14, 2013

Amplify Insight Wins Contract from Common-Core Testing Consortium

Amplify Insight, formerly known as Wireless Generation, has won a $12 million contract from a common-core testing consortium to develop a digital library.

September 14, 2012

Joel Klein: Enormous Resistance to Change in K-12 System

At TechCrunch conference, the former New York City schools chancellor talks about bringing technology into education to empower teachers and engage students.

June 28, 2012

News Corp. to Split, Join Education Business with Publishing

Company will explore separating entertainment division and publishing division, including education, into two separate companies in the next year.


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