Virtual School Meanderings

May 19, 2013

ProQuest/EBSCO Alerts

proquestI started this new Sunday feature last week.  First, the ProQuest Alert for virtual school.

1.School District to launch cyber-school
Williams, Damon C. Philadelphia Tribune [Philadelphia, Pa] 23 Apr 2013: 1A,4A.

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2.Keys to Success in Distance Education and ABA Rule 306
Johnson, Andrea L. Law Technology 46. 1 (First Quarter 2013): 1,3-15.

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Next, nothing from the ProQuest Alert for cyber school.

ebscoMoving on to the EBSCO alert for virtual school.

1. TI- School Specialty Files for Bankruptcy.
JN- Electronic Education Report
PD- 2/ 4/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p1-8
PG- 4p
DT- 20130204
PT- Article
AB- The article reports on the predicament of Greenville, Wisconsin-based school supplies manufacturer School Specialty Inc. which has filed for bankruptcy protection in January 2012 and has announced plans to sell its assets to Bayside Capital Inc. It states that the firm expects the sale to be completed within two to three months, however it is possible that a higher bidder could emerge for the assets. It adds that School Specialty has secured $50 million in additional capital with its bankruptcy protection filing in the Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware. It provides a corporate profile of School Specialty which was established in 1959.
DE- CORPORATE bankruptcy
DE- BUSINESS failures
DE- BANKRUPTCY
DE- SALE of business enterprises
DE- CAPITAL
SU- UNITED States. Bankruptcy Court (Delaware)
GE- WISCONSIN
CO- SCHOOL Specialty Inc. DUNS Number: 006144026 Ticker: SCHS
CO- BAYSIDE Capital Inc.
IS- 10779949
AN- 87028326
UR- http://proxy.lib.wayne.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=87028326&site=eds-live

2. TI- Partnership Briefs…
JN- Electronic Education Report
PD- 2/ 4/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p8-8
PG- 1/5p
DT- 20130204
PT- Article
AB- The article reports on the partnerships between online learning solutions provider Edmentum and professional development provider NWEA to create an individualized learning path and between Florida Virtual School and social networking site GromSocial.com to offer secure networking opportunities.
DE- PARTNERSHIP (Business)
SU- ONLINE social networks
CO- EDMENTUM (Company)
IS- 10779949
AN- 87028332
UR- http://proxy.lib.wayne.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=87028332&site=eds-live

3. TI- Financial Briefs…
JN- Electronic Education Report
PD- 2/ 4/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p8-8
PG- 1/4p
DT- 20130204
PT- Article
AB- The article reports on the outlook of Pearson PLC that it will see modest revenue growth in its North American Education business when it releases its 2012 financial results and on the firm’s partnership with non-profit New Leaders to pair programs and technologies.
DE- FINANCIAL performance
DE- PARTNERSHIP (Business)
CO- PEARSON PLC DUNS Number: 042859199
IS- 10779949
AN- 87028333
UR- http://proxy.lib.wayne.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=87028333&site=eds-live

Finally, no items from the EBSCO alert for cyber school.

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