Providers of Special Education, Dropout Prevention Services Merge – Education Week

Article by Christina Samuels, July 28,2015

Ed week vertical1Catapult Learning, a provider of Title I and dropout prevention services, and Specialized Educational Services Inc., which operates alternative schools, have merged to form a company that will serve 300,000 students through a combination of direct instruction and proprietary technology programs.

The merged company will retain the Catapult Learning, Inc., name and be based in Camden, N.J. It has 5,500 employees, including teachers, counselors, and support service professionals, and operates 80 schools. The merger was finalized July 21.

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