Discovery Education CEO Jeremy Cowdrey and DreamBox CEO Jessie Woolley-Wilson said the acquisition was driven in part by new trends in the K-12 market.
EdWeek Market Brief talked with a longtime scholar at the University of Chicago about what California’s new math curriculum framework means for instruction.
A district in Virginia is looking for family outreach services, while a California school system seeks a supplemental, online math program.
The second-largest district in North Carolina is looking for a physical science curriculum, while a California school system seeks a differentiated literacy program.
A district in Mississippi is looking for a literacy and math assessment program, while a Florida school system seeks sign language interpreter services.
The best ed-tech products promote student creativity, not just consumption, an educator explained at the EdWeek Market Brief summit.
While it has come under attack in some communities, demand for SEL is such that many companies are seeking to integrate it into their existing resources.
At the ASU+GSV summit, top academic officials from the Chicago and Denver public schools talk about changing the culture around academic intervention.
State restrictions on curriculum, private school expansion, and efforts to recruit and retain teachers are top of mind for district officials.
MindPlay, owned by private equity firm New Harbor Capital, said it was attracted to LightSail’s large content library.