A pair of ed-tech accelerators each choose 10 companies from a pool of more than 700 startup applicants.
Regent Education, a provider of financial aid and enrollment management for colleges, received $9 million in funding to accelerate its growth initiative.
The U.S. Education Department’s research agency will help 15 new education entrepreneurs conduct research and development for interventions in science, language arts and other areas.
StudyBlue, a startup that develops on-the-go study apps, received $1.7 million from investors, bringing its total venture capital investment to over $17 million.
Leaders from education, business and the tech world talked about how schools are making the transition to using technology at the SXSWedu conference.
Nearly 400 educators converged in Mooresville, N.C., this week to learn how the school district managed to leverage its digital conversion to attain high achievement scores.