LightSail Education Partners with World's Largest Book Distributor

Feb 10, 2014

BAKER, TAYLOR, SAILOR: LightSail Education, whose tablet-based literacy platform has nabbed a series of awards and grants since its founding in 2012, is adding another notch to its belt. On Feb. 5, the New York City startup is partnering with Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of books and entertainment products (420,000 titles and counting). According to a company rep, LightSail has already identified 25,000 K-12 titles that it will "enhance" with embedded assessments and data tracking features. The exclusive partnership will also give LightSail access to Baker & Taylor's sales channels, which it has building since its founding in 1828 and includes thousands of schools, according to the press release.

LightSail Education Partners with World's Largest Book Distributor

Feb 10, 2014

BAKER, TAYLOR, SAILOR: LightSail Education, whose tablet-based literacy platform has nabbed a series of awards and grants since its founding in 2012, is adding another notch to its belt. On Feb. 5, the New York City startup is partnering with Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of books and entertainment products (420,000 titles and counting). According to a company rep, LightSail has already identified 25,000 K-12 titles that it will "enhance" with embedded assessments and data tracking features. The exclusive partnership will also give LightSail access to Baker & Taylor's sales channels, which it has building since its founding in 1828 and includes thousands of schools, according to the press release.

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