Companies could benefit from a recent executive order by President Joe Biden calling for the U.S. Department of Education to collect COVID-19-related data from states and school districts.
Federal stimulus funds are helping states fill the gaps in anticipated revenues as they craft their fiscal year 2020 budgets.
EmpowerU on Tuesday announced a $1 million seed funding round, led by Twin Cities venture firm Capita3, to launch a social-emotional learning product.
Cambium Learning CEO John Campbell talks about how his company’s recent, major acquisitions of Rosetta Stone and American Institutes for Research Assessment mesh with his organization’s strategic vision.
A Georgia school system is looking for a universal screener. A Virginia district seeks textbooks and digital materials for various classes. A New Mexico district seeks a digital curriculum.
Instructure, maker of the popular Canvas LMS, has acquired Certica Solutions, a major assessment provider based in Wakefield, Mass.
As it looks to drive innovation, Roblox will retain 28-year-old Imbellus CEO Rebecca Kantar, who last year was named one of Forbes’ 30 rising entrepreneurs in education under 30.
The assessment and research organization ETS recently launched a venture capital arm. The fund’s managing director, Ralph Taylor-Smith, talks with EdWeek Market Brief about its ambitions.
Recent weeks saw acquisitions involving AI platforms, math platform providers, and assessment companies.
Dallas ISD seeks special ed assessment services, and a Georgia school system is procuring a peer mediation program.