Deloitte named its 500 fastest-growing tech companies in North America. Thirty-nine of them touch the world of education in ways big or small.
The Salt Lake City-based company that sells the Canvas learning management system has announced plans to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm.
Recent deals include IXL Learning’s acquisition of Education.com, ASSIST Education’s partnership with Santillana to bring its U.S. high school diplomas to Brazil, a U.K.-based acquisition by Strictly Education, and fundraising by ed-tech startups in Mumbai and Nigeria.
It’s time to move beyond math and reading scores in evaluating students, says the Pinellas County school district’s executive director of assessment, accountability, and research.
Five superintendents who have been recognized for their leadership talk about the products, and the performance, they wish they were receiving from vendors.
An analysis of schools’ usage of popular literacy and math ed-tech products shows that implementation is improving, but dramatic savings may be possible by evaluating what goes unused.
Teachers who act as “ambassadors” for educational products, and who receive anything in exchange, must disclose that arrangement when they post endorsements on social media.
Educator and student feedback can make or break an ed-tech product. Here, we share insights from companies that have learned tough lessons in the field.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt plans to cut 20 percent of its product development costs over the next three years, as it moves to a continuous delivery model.
Joel Butterly, CEO and cofounder of InGenius Prep, talks about what it’s been like to grow his education company to have an international presence with hundreds of employees and contractors.