More than 200 school districts with an aggregate buying power of $2.3 billion in the ed-tech market have signed a pledge on interoperability.
Business executives are looking at ways that helping districts with data can boost schools’ ability to respond to requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
In this week’s dealmaking news, mathematics education company Carnegie Learning acquired Globaloria, a provider of computer science courses. Also, DIY computer kit provider Piper and Denmark-based Labster raised funds.
Berkshire Partners LLC has announced a capital partnership with Curriculum Associates, in a deal that will result in $200 million in donations going to a university and a Boston philanthropy.
As more schools and universities embrace online learning, cloud computing’s popularity is on the rise, according to a new report by Technavio.
The Advisory Board Company, which provides research, technology, and consulting to health care organizations and education institutions, has agreed to sell its education business to Vista Equity Partners for approximately $1.55 billion.
Our Sept. 11 webinar on social media strategies for education businesses will feature two Twitter chat education leaders and one of the top social media influencers in the K-12 market.
In this week’s dealmaking news, MagicEars, a Beijing-based company that provides online English classes for children, raised $6 million.
The infusion of funds will allow the Beijing-based English language provider to continue to grow and add teaching Mandarin to its services, the company says.
Amazon will use its TenMarks brand to introduce an online writing curriculum built on the platform it has in place for math.