“Think big, start small, and scale fast,” futurist Jim Carroll advised hundreds of education companies working in the historically slow-paced K-12 marketplace.
An Amazon Education executive will lead a company that uses a software platform and consulting to help schools use data to address specific financial and instructional goals.
Recent deals include Finnish learning game developer Lightneer and social learning platform Yellowdig receiving new investments from the venture capital world.
Competition is increasing among communities pitching themselves to ed-tech entrepreneurs. On Thursday, Rhode Island’s governor made the case for her state as a hub for K-12 digital innovation.
A lack of high-quality personalized curricula is stalling efforts to work with diverse student populations, a report finds.
Cleveland is creating a web-based directory of academic resources available to principals, based on both external research and internal evaluation of the programs.
L Squared Capital purchased online professional development platform Learners Edge; PikMyKid, an app aimed at streamlining the end-of-day student dismissal process, raised $980,000 in funding.
Open Up Resources, a nonprofit led by a former Pearson executive, has fashioned a business model it hopes will help it go after district RFPs.
While international sales are down, the U.S. market continues to grow slowly, and experts say sales of “2-in-1” devices are rising.
A lawsuit filed on behalf of a Hispanic-owned construction company claims the district intentionally passed the firm over when bidding for projects.