On March 22 at 2 p.m. EST, EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on what companies and others need to know about school districts’ demands for social-emotional learning products and services.
The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education was chosen by the U.S. Department of Education to help promote the #GoOpen network.
Under the terms of the agreement, Discovery Communications will retain a minority equity interest and license the Discovery Education brand to the business.
The Fort Bend, Texas, district is looking to purchase more instructional materials, and Georgia’s Marietta city school system is planning to buy a new learning management system.
Agile Investment Group acquired LightSail, developer of an adaptive reading platform. In addition, educational lender Meritize and The Graide Network, an online writing feedback platform, raised funding.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Quizlet, a free study app, raised $20 million in new funding. Also, EMC School, a provider of digital and blended language learning solutions, acquired digital programs producer Zulama.
A Colorado school system is looking for a management system to track visitors, and Connecticut district wants help with a search for a superintendent.
India’s rapid economic growth has fueled increasing demand for private education, but education companies often struggle to find a sufficiently big, stable market.
An EdWeek Market Brief webinar on Feb. 21 will take an in-depth at K-12 systems’ demands for curriculum and instruction customized to student needs and interests.
Senior Vice President Britten Follett describes her company’s ability to reach schools and libraries—and what it wants in return from potential business partners who want to tap into its networks.