Lifelong learning startup Curious wants to provide teachers of all kinds with the web tools to build their own online classrooms and reach a wider audience of students.
As competition grows in the booming kids’ app industry, San Francisco-based Fingerprint Digital is turning to the enterprise for broader distribution.
After growing concerns over companies that manage and store student data, a U.S. Senator is asking the Department of Education about how it scrutinizes data-centric third-party vendors.
In its first national equity investment, Mark Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund has co-led a seed round in K-12 education startup Panorama Education.
As part of a larger strategy to broaden its online content, General Assembly is launching its first interactive online learning tool Dash, which teaches people how to code through a set of fictional scenarios.
Tech companies from Apple to Zynga are supporting a nationwide computer science initiative to get 10 million students across the country to learn to code.
After running into problems with accreditors, educational technology startup Altius Education has sold its assets to higher education marketing company Datamark.
Just a few months after opening its doors to teachers, online learning community Socratic has raised a $1.5 million seed round led by Spark Capital and including Andreessen Horowitz and others.
After Los Angeles schools recalled iPads distributed to students, a school district in North Carolina has suspended a tablet program with News Corp.’s Amplify.
Remind101, a San Francisco-based startup that enables teachers to safely and easily broadcast mobile messages to parents and students, has raised a $3.5 million Series A round.