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2014-03-07 12:27:14

Aspen IMS Will Help Central Access Corp. Customers Connect District Leaders, Teachers, Students, Parents RIDGELAND, Miss. and MCHENRY, Ill., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Access Corp. today announced a partnership with Follett to provide Mississippi schools and educators access to Follett's Aspen Instructional Management System (IMS). Aspen IMS offers powerful curriculum and classroom tools that help teachers and students to focus on engagement and achievement that meet state...

2014-03-06 08:34:21

Partnership Focused on Advancing Solutions for Educational Assessment RIVER GROVE, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced an investment in ShowEvidence, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based education software company that provides innovative solutions for assessing student and teacher performance. The investment is the first from the Follett Knowledge Fund, a $50 million venture fund focused on disruptive technologies in the education/technology...

2014-02-18 12:26:21

Agreement is part of Follett's continuing effort to expand access to popular digital titles MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA). Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner with Follett in the past six months, joining Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. (Logo:...

2014-01-29 12:30:53

RIVER GROVE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named Todd Litzsinger Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Litzsinger succeeds Steve Waichler, who held the role on an interim basis following the passing of Follett's former Chairman, Alison O'Hara, in July of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130808/CG61018LOGO) "Todd's time on the Follett Board of Directors and his extensive...

2014-01-08 12:27:41

Educators Choose Company's Aspen Student Information System for its Seamless Platform Connecting Student Data, Curriculum Support Tools MCHENRY, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) today announced Follett is an approved student information system (SIS) vendor for the state, making it easier for schools to select Follett's Aspen SIS, a robust web-based solution that maximizes the collection, reporting and management of student data and...

2013-12-17 08:25:08

MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced a partnership with Macmillan Publishers to distribute Macmillan's collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students. The collection adds to the more than 250,000 ebook titles currently available through Titlewave, Follett's powerful collection development, search and ordering tool. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130808/CG61018LOGO) The Macmillan collection includes many recent popular and award...

2013-12-12 08:26:29

Follett continues to secure major publisher partners, further expands its collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12 students MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced a partnership with Simon & Schuster that makes more than 450 PreK-12 titles available in ebook format on Titlewave®, Follett's powerful collection development, search and ordering tool. Follett now offers more than 250,000 ebook titles through Titlewave to schools nationwide....

2013-10-30 12:28:30

Technology Enables Crowd-Sourced Content for Education Communities CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced it has invested $1 million in Campus Quad(TM), a mobile-first platform designed for creating and consuming content within higher education communities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130808/CG61018LOGO) Created to leverage the market penetration and usage of smartphones among 18- to 24-year-olds, Campus Quad allows students to...

2013-10-01 16:28:21

$200,000 Contest to Reward Leading Examples of 21st Century Teaching, Learning Programs MCHENRY, Ill., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools around the world will vie to be recognized as the most innovative in the third annual Follett Challenge, which launches today. This year's contest will reward 15 schools from all levels of education for the best and most effective approaches to 21(st) century learning. New this year, the Follett Challenge will honor semifinalist winners in four...

2013-09-30 20:22:27

Site Expands Mobile Platform Experience for Students with Tablets OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced it has launched a tablet-optimized application of efollett.com, the most-visited collegiate ecommerce site in North America. This latest expansion of the efollett.com mobile platform makes it easy for students with tablets to access and purchase course materials, supplies and general merchandise. In less than one month, orders from customers using tablets...