Most teachers say their students are spending an hour or more of the school day using educational technology, according to a recent EdWeek Market Brief survey.
One of the largest digital curriculum providers in the country is launching a foundation with the goal of supporting social and emotional learning needs.
The Canada-based tutoring organization Paper has raised $270 million in Series D funding, and the Taiwanese tutoring company AmazingTalker brought in $15.5 million.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, one of the most recognizable publishers and content-providers in the K-12 space, is being acquired by private equity firm Veritas Capital for about $2.8 billion in cash.
It’s the largest single donation the NewSchools Venture Fund has ever received, and it continues a string of enormous gifts to education from the philanthropist.
Handshake will expand its reach and launch a new scholarship program, and GoStudent snaps up two more companies.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey finds that district officials respond most favorably to former educators working for companies when those ex-educators are helping with PD and support.
When it comes to providing technology for their students, teachers have dipped into their own pockets to pay for everything from lessons to apps to devices, an EdWeek Market Brief survey finds.
Education giant Pearson has acquired Credly, and PowerSchool has made a deal to snap up the communications platform Kinvolved.
Newly proposed federal rules would overhaul the process for making awards through the federal program, which aims to improve school and library internet connectivity.