NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.
Listen Current, a curator of public radio stories geared towards science, social studies, and English/language arts classrooms, raised $950,000 in seed funding.
A new partnership between Fuel Education and PresenceLearning seeks to make virtual special education services a reality for millions of students.
AT&T, RedShelf, CodeHS, and TeachMate365 headlined an active week of K-12 venture capital.
Citelighter, an ed-tech startup with an online platform designed to break the writing process down into simple steps, raised $2 million in Seed-2 financing.
Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
Apollo Education Group, parent company of the University of Phoenix, formed its own venture capital platform as it seeks to invest in budding education entrepreneurs.
The worldwide education company recently sold back its 5 percent stake in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble’s struggling e-reader division, for nearly $28 million.
Clever raised $30 million, Everspring attracted $10 million, and SurveyMonkey raised $250 million this month.
Two educational technology companies, one a publisher and the other a data management software provider, teamed up to relieve teachers and administrators of password overload.