myON in the News
85,000 students now have access to thousands of digital books
(MINNEAPOLIS, MN) March 14, 2017 – myON, leading provider of personalized literacy solutions for the K-12 marketplace, today announced its partnership with Austin Independent School District (AISD) on a new district-wide implementation for 2017. The district chose myON to help fulfill its mission of providing access to multicultural, published books to support the practice...
Exclusive partnership provides daily multimedia news articles for K–8 students in many languages and at a range of Lexile® levels
(Minneapolis, MN) March 6, 2017 — myON, the leading provider of personalized literacy solutions in the K–12 marketplace, today introduced myON News Powered by News-O-Matic. The digital multimedia platform will serve as an interactive and fun introduction to daily news and current events...
(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 established itself as the fastest growing digital literacy company for the K-12 education...
EdSurge | Feb. 23, 2017
By Deborah L. Winston, Ph.D.
Change, it seems, really is inevitable. After more than a century of operating as the Detroit Public School system, in 2016, our district was re-named the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD). With the new name came new expectations, and a new emphasis on literacy.
To best tackle the challenge of improving student literacy, the district’s academic leadership team sought to help all content area teachers in motivating, engaging, and sustaining student interest in reading. Yet we needed to do so while...
EdSurge | February 21, 2017
myON, the Minneapolis-based developer behind a digital reading platform for students in grades preK-12, has been acquired by Francisco Partners, a private equity firm with offices in San Francisco and London. Terms of the deal, the first in the education sector for Francisco, were not disclosed.
myON was previously a division of Capstone, which formed in 1990 as a print publisher serving...
The Edvocate | February 7, 2017
A principal shares how special book events have ignited her students’ love of reading and connected them with their families
By Shannon McParland
Before joining the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage Public School District, which is a diverse suburban school system, I worked with Saint Paul and Minneapolis public urban school systems. Now at Sioux Trail Elementary, I am principal of a school with a population with 48% students who are ethnically or racially diverse. We are a title one school with about 50% of students who qualify...