Udemy, a San Francisco provider of online courses, acquires Talentbuddy, a platform for programmers and others to pick up skills.
Knewton, SchoolMint and NuuEd announced completion of funding rounds; ed-tech accelerator Imagine K-12 merged with the Y Combinator fund.
Sesame Workshop will invest in start-ups that support children’s education, PowerSchool acquired Interactive Achievement, and McGraw-Hill Education India partnered with IGNITOR to offer digital textbooks.
Apple has snapped up Learnspout, Pearson and Knewton partner to work on math using adaptive-learning, and Excelligence Learning acquires the classroom-products marketer Really Good Stuff.
A new partnership between U.S. and China-based education companies, and deals by Weld North and Learn Launch were among the recent highlights in the K-12 marketplace.