Deloitte named its 500 fastest-growing tech companies in North America. Thirty-nine of them touch the world of education in ways big or small.
An Arizona school system wants to adopt textbooks for advanced high school math courses, and a California K-12 purchasing cooperative is seeking a student information system.
The Miami-Dade school district is buying learning management and student information system, and a major district in Minnesota needs a web design and content management solution.
Instructure, which owns the widely used learning management system Canvas, says it is considering putting itself up for sale, or going private.
The Baltimore city schools are planning to buy math and literacy intervention programs, and a New Jersey district is looking for professional development on social-emotional learning, mental health and other issues.
A school system in Missouri needs a transportation routing software, and the Des Moines, Iowa, district is seeking vendors to help with out-of-school programs.
WhiteHat Jr. raised $10 million in funding, while Classcraft received a $7.5 million investment. Trilogy Mentors, a startup, raised funding in a pre-seed round. And Renaissance has added William H. Sadlier, Inc., as a strategic partner.
The Broward County schools are looking to buy a platform to manage parental choice, while a Silicon Valley high school district wants a software platform to help with social-emotional learning issues.
Catapult Learning will provide PD for special education teachers within the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. Edsby is building a data platform for 800,000 students in New Zealand. And social-emotional learning company Aperture Education is partnering with Dovetail Learning.
EdWeek Market Brief looks at how Edsby, a Canadian company, scored a nationwide contract to bring its student information system to New Zealand’s 800,000 students.