BoomWriter Media Inc., a collaboration tool for the crowdsourcing of writing content in schools and colleges, has closed a new round of funding worth $4.1 million.
An early childhood programs provider, a startup focused on college loan acquisition, and a company that helps schools monitor online activity all raised new funding.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Amanat Holdings increased its stake in Taaleem Holdings, a provider of K-12 education in the United Arab Emirates, and Copenhagen-based Peergrade raised $1.5 million.
Speaking at NY Ed Tech Week, the Success Academy Charter Schools founder decried the tendency of some leaders to view ed-tech as being “a savior” in education.
Digital House, an Argentine company that offers intensive technology courses and executive programs to the Latin American market, has raised $20 million.
The global private school provider says it has invested $1 billion in its schools and personnel since fiscal year 2014.
Scientific Learning Corp., based in California, will acquire BrainMaps, a Chinese blended learning company.
Professional development platform BetterLesson and China-based English language learning company ALO7 raised funds.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to dismantle “net neutrality” policies adopted two years are being greeted skeptically by some school officials.
WorldStrides, headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., has received a $500 million strategic investment. And math education company Carnegie Learning and assessment provider NWEA have partnered on a new learning platform.