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.
The communication platform, which has become essential for many schools, is eyeing expansion and partnerships with K-12 companies.
Education companies that either weren’t involved in education at all, or had a relatively narrow interest in it, are finding ways to serve the market during COVID-19.
The corporate software giant Salesforce has put an increasing focus on K-12 education, in helping districts manage attendance, admissions, and other processes that school systems are seeking to streamline.
Dallas ISD seeks an integrated communications network, while Detroit schools are in the market for equity-centered professional development for teachers.
Salesforce launched a $100 million social impact fund on Tuesday, and education is one of four areas targeted for investment.
A Washington, D.C.-based startup is adding learning functionalities to Zoom, and India’s ed-tech industry raised $1 billion during the last six months of the country’s financial year.
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.
Age of Learning, Inc., says that the complaints raised about its marketing and billing practices were addressed by the company years ago.
A large school district in Texas needs bids on classroom materials and instructional supplies. A South Carolina district seeks network electronics systems and services. And a Pennsylvania district wants restorative practice providers.