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Monthly Archives: June, 2013

June 12th, 2013

Boise Start-up Silverback Learning Solutions Announces $2.5M Round To Transform K-12 Education with Student Achievement Platform; Appoints Works of Grace Foundation Co-Founder & Education Philanthropist, Benjamin Wood to Board BOISE, Idaho–(via BUSINESS WIRE)–Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts™, a results-driven instructional improvement system installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that it has secured financing of $2.5 million from angel investors to allow the company to expand its operations…   Read…

June 12th, 2013

BOISE START-UP SILVERBACK LEARNING SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES $2.5M ROUND TO TRANSFORM K-12 EDUCATION WITH STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT PLATFORM Appoints Works Of Grace Foundation Founder & Education Philanthropist, Benjamin Wood To Board BOISE, ID, June 12, 2013 – Silverback Learning Solutions (www.silverbacklearning.com), an educator-founded technology company and developer of Mileposts™, a results-driven instructional improvement system installed in schools K-12 nationwide, today announced that it has secured financing of $2.5 million by angel investors to allow the company to…   Read…

June 11th, 2013

NEA Blog – The nation’s graduation rate rose to almost 75 percent in 2010, the highest point since 1973, according to Education Week’s new Diplomas Count report. “A decade ago, as concerns about the nation’s graduation rate were just starting to gain public attention, only two-thirds of U.S. students were finishing up high school with a diploma,” said Christopher B. Swanson, Vice President of Editorial Projects in Education, who analyzed the data. “Now, the graduation rate from America’s public…   Read…