Florida has delayed its adoption of new instructional materials, a process that has huge implications for K-12 publishers.
In recent dealmaking news MIT Press launches MIT press direct; OASIS integrates with Alma; and China’s TAL acquires a U.S.-Israeli company.
The total number of transactions in education jumped by 9 percent from 2017 to 2018, and a number of foreign deals were among the biggest.
Microsoft is acquiring DataSense, a data integration platform developed by the company Brightbytes.
In recent dealmaking news Macmillan Publishers gets a new president; Coursera promotes new public health education courses; and Rosetta Stone unveils improved iPhone app.
Big players in the K-12 market are looking to partner with companies that help them expand reach and value, according to a panel of experts at the LearnLaunch conference.
This year among more than 30 entries to FETC’s Pitchfest to award the title of most innovative startup, many of the companies had a social mission in addition to being for-profit models.
At FETC in Orlando, a panel of ed-tech company investors and advisers weighed in on the latest trends in the market and pitfalls for vendors to avoid.
College learning materials publisher FlatWorld releases a customizable textbook; supplemental education company Infobase acquires Credo Reference; OER courseware provider Lumen raises funds.
Verizon announced Thursday that the company would not charge any additional fees to Remind for text messages sent over its platform.