Language-learning platform Duolingo has raised $10 million, adding to its over $1.5 billion valuation, and South African and Kuwaiti startups received investments as well.
The time that districts can devote to vendor meetings during COVID-19 is precious. Here are four tips for how companies can give districts the substance and tone they want.
A Michigan district seeks proposals for a learning platform, and a school board in New Jersey wants online reading and math assessments.
A new grant authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act will be weighted heavily toward benefiting economically disadvantaged students, which could alter purchasing choices of funding recipients.
State funding for K-12 is likely to fall sharply, though districts could look to protect essentials like distance-learning support and professional development, says school finance expert Mike Griffith.
ACT and the American Federation of Teachers are partnering to provide free resources as educators increasingly switch to distance learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Round Rock Independent School District in Texas is looking for a digital curriculum and blended learning program. Baltimore is looking for a comprehensive high school literacy program.
Members of the future American workforce could see losses of earnings that add up to trillions of dollars, depending on how long coronavirus-related school closures persist.
A math tutoring company acquires an AI-based startup, two Indian ed-tech startups secure a combined $7.6 million in new investments, and an Irish company secures $6.5 million in a Series A round.
Speak Agent, a digital, language-development platform based in Maryland, is one of the lucky ones: The company has secured money through the federal Payroll Protection Program.