The K-12 private school market in six Persian Gulf nations is poised to double, from $13 billion to $26 billion, over the next five years, according to the Boston Consulting Group.
A testing vendor says Tennessee state officials made a “knee-jerk” decision to shut down online testing after disruptions, rather than allowing the testing organization to fix the problem, and is seeking $25.7 million in damages.
Renaissance CEO Daniel Hamburger will be replaced by Chris Bauleke, the former top executive at digital learning provider myON.
LRP Conferences, a publisher and conference organizer, announced that it has acquired the editorial and conference company Professional Media Group, LLC.
Education companies can succeed in developing countries in Africa if they clearly understand the potential risks and rewards, says Jamie Martin, the founder of the African ed-tech incubator Injini.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Jack Lynch argues that effective curriculum is “less about iTunes playlists” and more akin to “a movie, with each scene building on a previous scene,” coherently.
Nana Banerjee most recently worked as group president of Verisk Analytics, where he focused on expanding its work in big data.
The total dollar value of dealmaking in the pre-college, higher education and professional training sectors soared from just $5 billion in 2016 to $16.79 billion in 2017, according to a report by investment bank Berkery Noyes.
EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on April 27 to help K-12 companies craft smart strategies for complying with federal, state, and local data-privacy laws.
An effort launched at the ASU/GSV Summit will evaluate ed-tech providers on a rubric gauging whether they meet specific interoperability goals.