In this week’s dealmaking news, educational publisher Vista Higher Learning acquired Spanish language education company SANTILLANA USA.
Learning analytics companies, vendors selling directly to teachers in the K-12 market, and smaller providers could face challenges complying with the sweeping new policy.
The K-12 private school market in six Persian Gulf nations is poised to double, from $13 billion to $26 billion, over the next five years, according to the Boston Consulting Group.
Foreign investment presents opportunities to expand reach, but U.S. education businesses should set clear expectations for international deals, experts say.
Education companies can succeed in developing countries in Africa if they clearly understand the potential risks and rewards, says Jamie Martin, the founder of the African ed-tech incubator Injini.
Activate Learning purchased Conceptua Math and Chinese homework app provider Knowbox raised $100 million in its latest funding round.
In this week’s dealmaking news, on-demand software and e-commerce services provider Ebix purchased a stake in Smartclass Educational Services. Also, NewSchools Venture Fund will invest $5 million in 23 teams of educators who are planning to launch new schools.
PowerSchool said it will acquire talent management solutions company PeopleAdmin. A joint investment from two private equity firms will fund the purchase.
In this week’s dealmaking news, ed-tech companies unveiled new partnerships. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Renaissance integrated their products as part of a new strategic partnership. Also, Chinese internet company Tencent partnered with Age of Learning, the creator of children’s learning platform ABCmouse.com.
In this week’s dealmaking news, New Mountain Learning, a provider of digital and blended learning solutions, raised funds from CIP Capital. Also, Really Good Stuff purchased Steve Spangler Science.