Cambium Learning, which offers products in curriculum, assessment, and professional development, nearly doubles its total employees with the recent acquisition of languages company Rosetta Stone.
The corporate software giant Salesforce has put an increasing focus on K-12 education, in helping districts manage attendance, admissions, and other processes that school systems are seeking to streamline.
Data collected by the parent-school communication platform Remind seek to gauge the number of students who disengaged from school when districts were forced to go to remote learning at the end of last academic year.
Several state ballot measures in November’s election could collectively pour tens of millions of new dollars into K-12 education, creating new money for districts to work with during rocky economic times.
Salesforce launched a $100 million social impact fund on Tuesday, and education is one of four areas targeted for investment.
The California Ed-Tech Joint Powers Authority seeks an identity management solution, while a Virginia district wants educational software for differentiated instruction.
Amit Patel, a managing director at Owl Ventures, talks about how his venture capital firm makes decisions about investment, and the forces he sees in play in the market during COVID-19.
A Washington, D.C.-based startup is adding learning functionalities to Zoom, and India’s ed-tech industry raised $1 billion during the last six months of the country’s financial year.
COVID-19 accelerated the rollout of Mosaic by ACT, which is being billed by the company as a comprehensive, adaptive learning solution weaving together assessments, curriculum, and social-emotional learning.
As it implements a combination of remote and in-person learning this fall, the 84,000-student Jefferson County, Colo., school district needs vendors who can pivot quickly.