EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on Tuesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern, on what K-12 companies need to know about the GDPR, Europe’s tough new data-privacy law.
A multinational private company that provides language training and educational tours is the main sponsor of a team competing in the Tour de France.
A federal appeals court rejected Great Minds’ argument that the national office supply chain needs to compensate it for copying K-12 math materials. But a separate case is still moving through the courts.
Khan Academy Kids, a new app with “thousands” of original educational activities for children ages 2 to 5, was launched today by the Mountainview, Calif.-based nonprofit.
The Chinese company TAL Education says a short seller’s claims are rife with “unsupported speculation and malicious interpretations of events.”
Teachers and students will have more ed-tech tools that use artificial intelligence in coming years, and the AI market is expected to skyrocket.
Five companies–IO Education, Illuminate Education, Key Data Systems, SchoolCity, and Alpine Achievement–have been merged into a new Illuminate Education by Insight Venture Partners, an investment firm.
In this week’s dealmaking news, a number of ed-tech companies including Boxlight and Education Networks of America announced acquisitions.
An effort to bring artificial intelligence to Edmodo and Scholastic customers is billed as having the potential to improve students’ learning outcomes and “personalize” learning.
The K-12 market is likely to include a mix of commercial and “open” resources for the foreseeable future, a panel at ISTE suggested.