Newsela, a startup that offers news articles written at various reading levels, raised $4.1 million from investors in a Series A round.
A federal judge in Florida has ordered an online school that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a “diploma mill” to halt marketing to students.
Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.
A Microsoft official pledges that the company, in acquiring the developer of Minecraft, will “nurture and grow” the enormously popular video game.
Salesforce.com recently donated $5 million to the San Francisco Unified School District. This tech company has now donated $7.7 million to SFUSD the past two years in order create better access to STEM resources.
MIT and Harvard University’s online-learning platform edX entered the K-12 arena this week with the release of 26 MOOCs targeted at high school students.
The U.S.-based technology giant may be seeking to purchase the company that created the wildly popular game Minecraft, which has become a hit among children, adults, and some teachers who weave it into instruction.
“Twelve a Dozen,” is Amplify’s first attempt to sell directly into the consumer space, as opposed to going after buyers based in K-12 districts.
Key phrases help companies and others raise money through Kickstarter, a study finds, and that information could help education businesses seeking support through the crowd-funding vehicle.
Pluralsight, a major provider of online training videos for developers, IT professionals, and creative technologists, raised $135 million in Series B funding.