The Jacobs Foundation is putting $44 million into a project to encourage venture capital firms to demand more evidence from the companies in their portfolios.
NewSchools Venture Fund is distributing $2.5 million to 15 organizations focused on building diversity in the teacher corps.
The philanthropist MacKenzie Scott’s donation — the largest unrestricted gift in Digital Promise’s history — is the latest in a series of grants she’s made to education organizations.
One of the largest digital curriculum providers in the country is launching a foundation with the goal of supporting social and emotional learning needs.
Organizations focused on corporate social responsibility can provide a source of funding for districts that would not otherwise be able to pay for digital purchases, say a pair of Cognitive ToyBox officials.
One rural school district in Texas says that satellite internet is helping bridge gaps with rural students who don’t have access to a landline.
The sudden influx of thousands of new users is squeezing some ed-tech nonprofits’ ability to deliver their services, prompting them to ask for more funding.
The Waldron Charitable Fund is offering a total of $1 million in grants to nonprofits around the country disrupted by coronavirus-related school closures.
The mobile learning app Byju’s continues to attract investor attention, even as the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, one of its most prominent backers, sold off some of its share in the company.
A nonprofit is studying what factors are most often associated with successful implementation of education products.