21:03 24/05/2017 Edmentum Names Jamie Post Candee President and CEO
Edmentum Names Jamie Post Candee President and CEO
Business Wire (press release) - 22 hours ago
During her previous tenure at Edmentum and its predecessor, PLATO Learning Inc., she led the company through a business model transition to software-as-a-service and multiple acquisitions, including Archipelago Learning and Educational Options. Prior ...

23:41 13/04/2017 Exclusive: Blackstone in advanced talks to buy Ascend Learning - sources
Exclusive: Blackstone in advanced talks to buy Ascend Learning - sources
Reuters - Apr 13, 2017
Ascend Learning did not respond to a request for comment. The transaction would be the latest private equity deal in the educational software sector.

10:02 20/08/2015 Surveillance Society: Students easy targets for data miners
Surveillance Society: Students easy targets for data miners
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 20, 2015
In a rare glimpse into the student data currents, Virginia-based cyber education firm K12 Inc. sued Socratic Learning Inc., of Texas, in 2009, saying the latter had shipped student data to India, only to see it leaked to an Arizona blogger. The lawsuit ...

12:45 29/07/2015 Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale: Reuters
Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale: Reuters
Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release) - Jul 29, 2015
(Reuters) - Blackboard Inc, a U.S. software company that provides learning tools for high school and university classrooms, is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at as much as $3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with ...

2:52 21/04/2015 Kirkland Steers Edmentum In $140M Restructuring Deal
Kirkland Steers Edmentum In $140M Restructuring Deal
Law360 (subscription) - Apr 21, 2015
The company, owned by PE firm Thoma Bravo LLC, said its the deal will cut significant chunks out of its $231 million worth of first-lien debt and $140 million worth of second-lien debt.

22:35 01/04/2014 K12 Inc. Building a New Identity for Part of the Company
K12 Inc. Building a New Identity for Part of the Company
Education Week News - Apr 1, 2014
The developer of online curriculum acquired a number of ed-tech-focused companies, including Archipelago Learning and Educational Options—then rebranded itself in 2012, a change was meant to signal the Bloomington, Minn.

12:00 15/11/2012 Archipelago Learning and Plato Learning are being renamed ... Edmentum
Archipelago Learning and Plato Learning are being renamed ... Edmentum
Dallas Morning News (blog) - Nov 15, 2012
The new owner of Dallas-based Archipelago Learning today will rebrand the company, but the name of its online products, such as Study Island, will not change.

12:56 05/03/2012 Archipelago Learning to be Acquired by PLATO Learning
Archipelago Learning to be Acquired by PLATO Learning
Business Wire (press release) - Mar 5, 2012
In addition, the documents filed by Archipelago Learning, Inc. with the SEC may be obtained free of charge by contacting Archipelago Learning's Investor Relations Department (i) by mail to Archipelago Learning, 3232 McKinney Avenue, Suite 400, Dallas, ...
Plato To Acquire Archipelago Learning - T.H.E. Journal
Plato Learning acquires competitor - Minneapolis Star Tribune

9:50 27/09/2010 Which Are the Best Companies in the Education Industry?
Which Are the Best Companies in the Education Industry?
Seeking Alpha - Sep 27, 2010
These companies include American Public Education (NASDAQ:APEI), Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ:ARCL), Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA), Bridgepoint Education (NYSE:BPI), Franklin Covey Company (NYSE:FC), Grand Canyon ...

12:01 10/06/2010 Archipelago Learning Acquires Educationcity Ltd
Archipelago Learning Acquires Educationcity Ltd
GlobeNewsWire (press release) - Jun 10, 2010
DALLAS, June 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Archipelago Learning, Inc. (Nasdaq:ARCL), a leading subscription-based online education company whose core product, Study Island, provides standards-based instruction, practice, assessments and ...