Investments in education–from venture capital for startups to $1 billion acquisitions–were the topic of discussion at a recent ed-tech industry conference.
In this week’s dealmaking news, educational publisher Vista Higher Learning acquired Spanish language education company SANTILLANA USA.
Two California district leaders told ed-tech providers what they expect to get the data they need as demands grow for reporting and using it.
Twenty one states today have a process for reviewing districts’ choices of instructional materials, compared with just 14 two years ago, according to the State Educational Technology Directors Association.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Lincoln Learning, a Rochester, Pa.-based nonprofit online learning and support service organization, acquired supplemental education materials provider Evan-Moor. Also, assessments provider ETS and LearnLaunch have joined forces to fund ed-tech startups.
A program run by the State Educational Technology Directors Association introduces companies to state ed-tech leaders to offer insights into the K-12 market.
LearnZillion will use an “open” educational resource curriculum developed by Illustrative Mathematics, which is also making its academic materials available to other commercial players.
Demand for mobile personal computers jumped by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2018, returning from a period of stagnation, a new analysis found.
Learning games and data dashboards are trending in the 21 awards from the U.S. Education Department’s Small Business Innovation Research program.
In this week’s dealmaking news, ECS Learning Systems acquired ed-tech company PREPWORKS. Also, ed-tech companies GoGuardian and Learnosity received investments.