Teachers who act as “ambassadors” for educational products, and who receive anything in exchange, must disclose that arrangement when they post endorsements on social media.
AWS is expanding its EdStart accelerator program to include ed-tech companies with less than $1 million in revenue, and few or no customers.
The International Society for Technology in Education, or ISTE, is acquiring ed-tech news organization EdSurge.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt plans to cut 20 percent of its product development costs over the next three years, as it moves to a continuous delivery model.
In the latest K-12 dealmaking news, major assessment and analytics provider Renaissance has snapped up data company Schoolzilla, and the child care-focused company Winnie has raised $9 million.
Schoology and PowerSchool says they serve many of the same K-12 customers now, and that the acquisition will bring an array of new functions to each company’s platforms.
HMH is reducing its workforce by the end of 2019 and spending less on content development over the next three years, the company has announced.
NWEA will run pilots in two states in an effort to replace summative testing with three interim tests given throughout a school year.
A new competition for education and workforce technology entrepreneurs is accepting applications through Dec. 1.
EVERFI makes its first international acquisition, picking up a London-based business, and Nearpod takes lessons learned from K-12 and moves into post-secondary education.