In this week’s dealmaking news, India-based ed-tech startup BYJU’s raised $30 million from investors, and Raise.me, a social enterprise-focused company, has taken in $12 million.
In fiscal 2014, school districts’ median spending was about $10,300 per student. Only half the states reported charter per-student spending, which was 10 percent less than the district average.
K-12 market experts examine how Trump’s election, Republican control of Congress, and statehouse results will affect education funding, school choice measures, and the potential impact on ed-tech initiatives.
Birmingham’s district is looking to open dual Spanish-English immersion charters. In Denver, grants for after-school programs are up for grabs.
What’s the point of trying to make a splash in the charter school market, which represents only a small slice of public school spending?
In Arlington, Va., district officials are in the market for a comprehensive English/language arts adaptive learning and testing product. In Texas, the state wants a reviewer to evaluate the strength of charter school applications.
A site launched by the Learning Accelerator is meant to offer concrete examples of different K-12 models for using personalized and blended learning in classrooms.
The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris says K12 will pay a settlement of $8.5 million related to a complaint about false claims and advertising by the for-profit online school.
A founder of the charter school movement critiques education reform, and calls on leaders of McGraw-Hill Education and the Business Roundtable to lead a discussion about the path forward.
A district in Virginia is in the market for an assessment tool, and Nevada has entered into a major contract to entice high-quality charter schools.