Rafter is an education technology company and the leader in course materials management. Rafter offers a cloud-based Course Materials Network (CMN) that enables schools to significantly improve the affordability, effectiveness and accessibility of their educational materials. The Rafter Network leverages the latest technology to connect students, educators, administrators and content providers – changing the course content experience from a burden to a rewarding process for all constituents. Above all, Rafter is proud to partner with more than 500 schools to improve the educational experience for students. Rafter owns and operates BookRenter.com, a destination site for students to rent and buy textbooks at up to 80 percent off. To date, Rafter has saved students more than $200 million dollars and counting and provided more than one hundred thousand books to children in support of early literacy. Rafter, headquartered in San Mateo, CA, is a privately held company. To learn more visit www.rafter.com
Rafter was formed from the rebranding of popular textbook rental service (and Chegg competitor) BookRenter in July 2012.
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