McDonald’s Launches Career Readiness App for Employees

On January 22, McDonald’s announced it had created further resources for its employees to seek education and put it to work. The Archways to Careers […]

Cognizant and Flatiron School Partner on $1.2 Million Tech Training Grant

The Cognizant U.S. Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the multinational IT services provider, announced a new partnership with the Flatiron School on January 21. The […]

Wiley Debuts Knewton Calculus Offering, First Update Since Acquisition

John Wiley and Sons, known commonly as Wiley, announced a new product launch on January 15. Knewton Alta Calculus will bring the company’s platform and […]

ProctorU and Yardstick Assessment Strategies Agree to Merge to Form New Digital Proctor Powerhouse, Meazure Learning, and Raise $30 Million in Growth Round

Two digital testing platforms—ProctorU and Yardstick Assessment Strategies—announced plans to merge on January 14. The new company will be known as Meazure Learning. The new […]

Transact Debuts Google Pay Mobile Credentials for Android Users

Transact announced on January 7 that it will be offering its campus Mobile Credential for Google Pay to be used with Android devices. The company […]

Amesite, an AI Ed ‘Ecosystem’ Provider, Raises $5.5 Million in Oversubscribed Round

Amesite, an edtech developer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced on January 6 that it had raised $5.5 million in an oversubscribed round. The company […]

Weld North Education to Acquire LearnZillion

Weld North Education announced plans on January 8 to acquire LearnZillion, which taps skilled instructors’ style of teaching common core and standards-aligned subjects to offer, […]

BTS Group to Acquire Rapid Learning Institute, a Business-Focused Microlearning Provider

On January 6, the Stockholm-based business strategy and development company BTS Group announced they had agreed to acquire Rapid Learning Institute. The Philadelphia-based company offers […]

Ruangguru, an Indonesian Online Tutoring Platform, Takes in $150 Million Series C

The Jakarta-based Ruangguru announced on December 26 that it had raised $150 million in a Series C funding round led by General Atlantic and GGV […]

Gloat Raises $25 Million Series B to Expand their AI Workforce Platform

On December 17, Gloat (formerly Workey), the developers of an AI-powered workforce development and HR platform, announced they had raised $25 million in a Series […]

Possip, a Black Woman-Led EdTech Startup, Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

For educators and administrators, community outreach is a big part of their job. But the feedback they receive—on classes, individuals, team sports, after-school programming, and […]

Trust Assurance Network—a Blockchain “Trust-as-a-Service” Platform—Raises $2.5 Million in Seed Funding

A few platforms and services have emerged in recent years that aim to validate and verify learners’ credentials via blockchain technology’s decentralized record-keeping abilities. But […]

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