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Tyton Partners Releases Largest National Study on Student Success and Funds Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research

  PRESS RELEASES |FEB 18, 2019   Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (Feb 18, 2019) – Tyton Partners has released Driving Toward a Degree 2019, the largest longitudinal nation-wide study that measures the adoption and impact of various structures, processes, practices, and technologies related to student success in higher education.  The two-part study includes survey responses […]

Tyton Partners Releases Time for Class Toolkit to Guide Higher Education Professionals in the Expansion of High Quality Digital Learning

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (May 21, 2019) – Tyton Partners has released the Time for Class Toolkit, a set of research-based briefs designed to support institutional dialogue, decision-making and action around instructional practices and digital learning tools, especially adaptive courseware. The kit was built using data from Time for Class, a national longitudinal survey […]

Appointment of Senior Research Fellow to Support Driving Toward a Degree and the NACADA Center for Research

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (April 2, 2019) – Tyton Partners and NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA) – proudly announce the appointment of Dr. Lydia Kyei-Blankson as Senior Research Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research at Kansas State University (KSU). Dr. Kyei-Blankson, is the Associate Professor of Educational Administration and Foundations […]

Tyton Partners Releases Largest National Study on Student Success and Funds Fellow at the NACADA Center for Research

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (Feb 19, 2019) – Tyton Partners has released Driving Toward a Degree 2019, the largest longitudinal nation-wide study that measures the adoption and impact of various structures, processes, practices, and technologies related to student success in higher education.  The two-part study includes survey responses from 3,300 institutional stakeholders from nearly 1,300 […]

Educational Supplier Really Good Stuff Acquires Steve Spangler Science

MONTEREY, Calif., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Really Good Stuff, LLC, a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation, the Monterey, California-based leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary teachers and parents, announced its acquisition of Steve Spangler Science, the Denver-based creator and marketer of innovative STEM-based products and learning experiences that introduce young minds to future […]

Carnegie Learning Announces Strategic Alliance with Smithsonian

PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carnegie Learning, Inc., a research-proven leader of mathematics technology, curriculum and services, has announced a strategic alliance with the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian has long been a leading developer of research-based science and engineering curriculum through its Smithsonian Science Education Center, which was established in 1985 to help transform the teaching and learning of […]

Tyton Partners Launches Largest National Study on Academic Advising and Student Success, Driving Toward a Degree 2017

Source: Press Release BOSTON, MA (Oct 12, 2017) – Tyton Partners has released Driving Toward a Degree 2017, the latest report in a series that measures the extent and impact of various practices and products related to academic advising across higher education institutions nationwide.  The two-part study includes survey responses from 2,200 institutional stakeholders from […]

Tyton Partners Co-Advised DMGT’s Hobsons in the Sale of Select Product Lines to Campus Management Corp.

Source: Press release (PR NEWSWIRE Sep 28, 2017) -Tyton Partners (www.tytonpartners.com) acted as co-advisor to DMGT Hobsons, Inc., in the sale of product lines Radius, AppReview, ApplyYourself, Connect, and Retain to Campus Management Corp., a Leeds Equity Partners portfolio company.  These solutions are used globally by more than 700 higher education institutions.  JEGI (www.jegi.com), was […]

Innovative Employment Technology Fund Launches and Announces Initial Investments

Source: Press Release CHICAGO, IL (September 26, 2017) –The Joyce Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Walmart Foundation capitalize the Employment Technology Fund The Employment Technology Fund (“ETF”), an innovative impact investing initiative of the New Venture Fund, and made possible with funding from these leading foundations—The Joyce Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, […]

Updated Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework Launches with Improved Features and Usability

BOSTON, MA (Sep 21, 2017) – An update to the Courseware in Context (CWiC) Framework was released today. The CWiC Framework is an open, field-owned suite of resources designed to help postsecondary decision-makers make informed selections of digital courseware products, and support effective adoption and implementation of these solutions. It was developed and initially released […]

Barriers to Digital Learning? Time and Training More Than Resistance

Source: Inside Higher Ed. June 2017 Colleges’ ambitions for technology-enabled instruction have outstripped actual use, more because of practical impediments than philosophical ones, analysis suggests. Professors’ views about the role of technology in learning are easy to caricature.Some faculty members cling to their yellowed lecture notes and reject new technology-enabled approaches because they believe what they’re doing […]

Tyton Partners represented InsideTrack in its sale to Strada Education Network

Source: Press Release INDIANAPOLIS, IN–(Marketwired – May 08, 2017) – Strada Education Network℠, an innovative new nonprofit dedicated to improving students’ college success and connecting them to rewarding careers, announced today that InsideTrack®, the leading provider of student success coaching, will join its growing network of mission-driven companies. “InsideTrack’s proven student coaching solutions expand our network’s […]

Francisco Partners Acquires myON, a Business Unit of Capstone

Source: Press Release (Minneapolis, MN) February 21, 2017 — Capstone, a leading publisher of children’s books and digital reading products and services, announced today that Francisco Partners, a leading technology investment firm, has acquired myON. In conjunction with the transaction, Francisco Partners plans to make a significant growth investment in myON. Since launching in 2011, myON has […]

Excelligence Learning Acquires ChildCare Education Institute

Source: Press Release MONTEREY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has acquired ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI). CCEI, headquartered in Duluth, Ga., is a leading provider of online professional development and data systems for the early child care and education market. […]

Excelligence Learning Acquires Frog Street Press

Source: PRESS RELEASE- MONTEREY, Calif., April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Excelligence Learning Corporation, a leading provider of educational tools and solutions to early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents, has acquired Frog Street Press, Inc.  Frog Street, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions for children of ages 0 – 5 years to […]

Market Update- Q1 2017 Skills Training Bootcamp

BOOTCAMPS ATTRACTING INVESTORS AND STRATEGIC ACQUIRERS Skills training bootcamps have seen explosive growth, driven by compelling employment outcomes and a high student return-on-investment. The success of this innovative model has drawn the interest of capital providers, strategic acquirers, private lenders, and the Department of Education. We expect continued growth, but also anticipate the competitive landscape […]

Balancing the Equation in Employment Technology

The Bottom Line The millions of dollars invested in technology solutions to help U.S. adults find and sustain employment disproportionately favor those targeted at high-skilled, white-collar opportunities, but this may change. Why? The Employment Technology Equation Tyton Partners’ analysis of the employment technology landscape, informed by a comprehensive review of more than 500 suppliers active […]

Jouve Expands Customer Capabilities in the Education Market with Acquisition of Six Red Marbles

Source: Press Release PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jouve, a provider of cross-media solutions for designing, enriching, and distributing content, today announced the acquisition of Six Red Marbles, LLC, a Boston-based agency specializing in Learning Experience Design for markets that include education, publishing, and knowledge-driven enterprises. Jouve Chairman and CEO Geoffrey Godet noted that “the purchase of Six Red […]

Cengage Acquires WebAssign, Strengthening Market Position in Science, Technology and Math

Source: BOSTON and RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Cengage, an education and technology company, today announced the acquisition of WebAssign, a leading provider of digital learning solutions for higher education. The acquisition strengthens Cengage’s position as a market leader in science, technology and math offering three unique platforms for faculty and institutions. BOSTON […]

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