As it looks to drive innovation, Roblox will retain 28-year-old Imbellus CEO Rebecca Kantar, who last year was named one of Forbes’ 30 rising entrepreneurs in education under 30.
Frontline Education, a provider of K-12 administrative software, has acquired SuccessEd, which tracks compliance and services offered to students in special education.
The publicly traded company will change its name next month to better reflect its “continued growth” outside of K-12, after acquiring two career-based learning platforms.
COVID-19 accelerated the rollout of Mosaic by ACT, which is being billed by the company as a comprehensive, adaptive learning solution weaving together assessments, curriculum, and social-emotional learning.
Cambium Learning Group announced the acquisition of language learning powerhouse Rosetta Stone, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is backing an Indian ed-tech startup.
The CEO of Spiral, an interactive learning platform that was recently snapped up by Discovery Education, talks about the key factors companies need to weigh before they agree to an acquisition.
Funding for U.S. ed-tech startups has revived in recent weeks, with two firms receiving notable infusions, and one major U.S. company completing a substantial acquisition.
Education company officials say COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on product design and quality, innovation, and approaches to equity.
The interim CEO of the ACT talks about the company’s recent acquisitions and what’s ahead for the major provider of assessment and other services.
Savvas Learning Company will continue to provide its K-12 products and services, and is working to support districts with their remote learning needs during school closures.