WhiteHat Jr. raised $10 million in funding, while Classcraft received a $7.5 million investment. Trilogy Mentors, a startup, raised funding in a pre-seed round. And Renaissance has added William H. Sadlier, Inc., as a strategic partner.
A report by the New Schools Venture Fund and Gallup finds that educators overwhelmingly trust other educators, when it comes to judging ed-tech products.
Catapult Learning will provide PD for special education teachers within the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. Edsby is building a data platform for 800,000 students in New Zealand. And social-emotional learning company Aperture Education is partnering with Dovetail Learning.
Digital Promise plans to offer ed-tech product certifications, with the first category verifying whether a product is grounded in learning sciences research.
The $1.3 billion international robotics education market is set to grow to $3.1 billion by 2025, predicts market research firm HolonIQ.
K-12 ed-tech businesses and low-tech companies are among those selected to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in education.
A new report looks at how the Every Student Succeeds Act’s mandate for evidence in school-turnaround strategies are playing out in five school districts.
In recent dealmaking news, the robotics company Sphero has acquired littleBits, while online education company Coursera acquired startup Rhyme Softworks.
A new interactive tool shows what each of 50 states is measuring about students’ outcomes for college- and career readiness, and whether the numbers add up to real preparation for post-secondary education, entering the workforce, or military.
The company buying AIR, Cambium Learning, is heavily invested in curriculum and software-as-a-service, and is owned by a private-equity firm, Veritas Capital.