A new grant authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act will be weighted heavily toward benefiting economically disadvantaged students, which could alter purchasing choices of funding recipients.
A math tutoring company acquires an AI-based startup, two Indian ed-tech startups secure a combined $7.6 million in new investments, and an Irish company secures $6.5 million in a Series A round.
Many startups — in India, the United States, and other markets — are still reaping investments despite the chaos caused by COVID-19.
As districts face the issue of providing an equitable education to all students, our research shows how vendors can play an important role in that mission.
Advocacy groups and testing organizations urged the U.S. Department of Education to place an emphasis on equity in making awards through its innovative-assessment program.
The U.S. Department of Education is accepting applications from states for a program to assist with the education of migrant students, creating a potential opportunity for vendors.
As we start a new decade, EdWeek Market Brief checked in with two ed-tech CEOs to learn what they think the future holds for the industry as it serves K-12 schools.
The work of vendors in three school districts provides a roadmap for successful collaboration that can lead to repeat business.
Recent deals include IXL Learning’s acquisition of Education.com, ASSIST Education’s partnership with Santillana to bring its U.S. high school diplomas to Brazil, a U.K.-based acquisition by Strictly Education, and fundraising by ed-tech startups in Mumbai and Nigeria.
Strong teacher input is critical to the successful adoption of new technology in K-12 classrooms, says Teaching Matters CEO Lynette Guastaferro.