Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions.
A major Maryland district has put forward an RFP for online assessments in math, and a school system in Virginia is planning to purchase a human-resources management system.
Five companies–IO Education, Illuminate Education, Key Data Systems, SchoolCity, and Alpine Achievement–have been merged into a new Illuminate Education by Insight Venture Partners, an investment firm.
South Carolina state officials want a vendor to help review an early-childhood program, and the Atlanta district is looking for a visitor-management platform.
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.
Houston schools are seeking an SEL curriculum aligned to CASEL standards, and Mission Consolidated Independent School District, Calif., wants a reading screener and intervention program for pre-K-8. Baltimore schools chose two vendors to provide literacy professional development.
Illinois wants a new state testing provider for ELA and math assessments in grades 3-8, and Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Va., are looking for materials for middle and high school math courses. California’s Vista district chose West Corporation to design their website.
Renaissance CEO Daniel Hamburger will be replaced by Chris Bauleke, the former top executive at digital learning provider myON.
PowerSchool said it will acquire talent management solutions company PeopleAdmin. A joint investment from two private equity firms will fund the purchase.