Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, one of the most recognizable publishers and content-providers in the K-12 space, is being acquired by private equity firm Veritas Capital for about $2.8 billion in cash.
A district in Texas is looking for a student information solution, while a system in North Carolina seeks an online assessment solution.
Five school districts are experimenting with holding vendors to outcome-based standards for tutoring. Others could follow.
An Indiana district is seeking a summer reading academy, while a system in Mississippi looks for a web-based supplemental student assessment.
Four venture capitalists focused on education tell EdWeek Market Brief about pitches from companies that made them want to invest, and others that made them stay away.
A Chicago district is looking for a K-2 reading and math assessment, while a system in Texas seeks PSAT and SAT preparation services.
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Texthelp has acquired Don Johnson, Inc., in a pairing of companies focused on technology for special needs populations, and European tutoring provider GoStudent has raised €300 million.
A top district official from the Pasco County Schools in Florida talks about the district’s efforts to promote equitable opportunities for students, and help them explore career paths.
Supporting students’ overall well-being has proved critical to overcoming obstacles that emerged during the pandemic, says Janelle Woodward, deputy superintendent in the Pleasanton Unified School District.