WhiteHat Jr. raised $10 million in funding, while Classcraft received a $7.5 million investment. Trilogy Mentors, a startup, raised funding in a pre-seed round. And Renaissance has added William H. Sadlier, Inc., as a strategic partner.
The Broward County schools are looking to buy a platform to manage parental choice, while a Silicon Valley high school district wants a software platform to help with social-emotional learning issues.
Many resources focused on social-emotional learning don’t help schools make connections between different problems confronting students, explains Denise Herrmann.
The Springfield, Missouri, school system is looking for a vendor that can provide it with research and evaluation, and a Southern California agency needs after-school services.
A report by the New Schools Venture Fund and Gallup finds that educators overwhelmingly trust other educators, when it comes to judging ed-tech products.
In the second part of a far-ranging interview, CEO Marten Roorda discusses how his organization makes decisions about making its research publicly available, and the rationale behind its many recent acquisitions.
The Ogden, Utah, district needs a platform to support interim and formative assessments, and Alabama officials want help evaluating charter schools.
A California purchasing consortium has a need for assessment platforms, and the St. Louis district is looking for vendors who can focus on improving school climate.
The company buying AIR, Cambium Learning, is heavily invested in curriculum and software-as-a-service, and is owned by a private-equity firm, Veritas Capital.
A U.S.-based provider of social-emotional learning products is partnering with a Chinese company, and Discovery Education has acquired a virtual/augmented reality company.