The new fund will be aimed, in part, at backing education companies that provide personalized learning and data-driven academic support.
Demand for programs that support classroom educators is higher than ever, and companies in the industry should be prepared to respond.
A school system in Minnesota is looking for math curriculum resources, while a New York district seeks a universal pre-kindergarten program provider.
A school system in Tennessee is looking for substitute staffing services, while a Washington State district seeks an enterprise resource planning software program.
The digital curriculum provider Imagine Learning is acquiring a special needs-focused organization in a new effort to help struggling learners.
EdWeek Market Brief Staff Writer Michelle Caffrey dives into some of the reasons education companies are looking to recruit talent from outside the education industry.
The procurement software company Ion Wave was acquired by GTY Technology Holdings, the owner of recently merged platforms Bonfire and DemandStar .
A school system in North Carolina is looking for an ELA curriculum for grades 6-8, while an Arizona district seeks an academic support program.
Remote work and other factors have made developing a pipeline from mid-level management to the C-suite more challenging.
A district in Wisconsin is looking for classroom libraries, while a Texas school system seeks multi-tiered systems of support.