Achieve3000’s efforts during the pandemic offer a window into how education businesses have overhauled support for teachers to suit virtual environments.
The major research and assessment organization has acquired the testing assets of its longtime partner in providing English language learning tests.
The new executive director of the organization representing state ed-tech directors says teachers will need myriad forms of support as schools return more fully to face-to-face instruction.
K-12 PD provider MindSpark Learning has acquired a STEM learning platform. In a separate deal, Course Hero has acquired a popular suite of literary resources.
A county in Texas is looking for an online homework tutor, while a district in Oregon is seeking curriculum mapping and professional development services.
Even as internet access for students away from school has increased, many lack the robust connectivity to upload content and do other bandwidth-intensive work, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking finds.
As students in many states return in person to classrooms, executives of education technology companies say they are dealing with a market that has been altered in a number of key ways.
The GSV EdTech 150, compiled by a prominent investment firm, is meant to capture the world’s “most transformational growth companies in digital learning.”
The startup Trace Innovations offers a window into efforts to deliver contract tracing to schools — and potentially integrate those systems into other forms of ed tech.
The Federal Communications Commission has finalized rules for a new $7 billion remote learning fund with big implications for school districts and ed-tech vendors.