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Curriculum Associates LLC

Educational publishing

Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates, LLC operates as an education publishing company that designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools for students and educators. Product categories include reading, language art, math, standard preparation, online assessment, early childhood, special education, and response to intervention/intervention/summer school aspects. The company's products include, i-Ready, BRIGANCE Early Childhood, BRIGANCE Special Education, CARS/STARS, CAMS/STAMS, Practice & Mastery, and QUICK-WORD. The company also provides product support and professional development services and serves customers through a network of representatives in the United States and internationally. 

Curriculum Associates is the sixth-largest K–12 publishing company, serving more than 6 million students and supporting more than 300,000 educators nationwide with its print and digital learning programs.(September 2017 press release).

BDC Credit Reporter View

The only BDC with exposure to the Company is TPG Specialty (TSLX), which began in IQ 2018. The only facility is a 2024 Term Loan with $50.0mn par value and carried at par, and priced at LIBOR + 750 bps. As of June 2018, the debt was valued at par and Company performance appears to be as expected. (Updated October 19, 2018).