Microsoft and the Open Data Institute Launch ‘Education Open Data Challenge’ to Support K-12 Students In the Growing Digital Divide

This month, Microsoft unveiled a new partnership with the non-profit organization Open Data Institute. The two announced the launch of the Education Open Data Challenge, […]

Frontline Education Acquires SuccessEd in Bid to Fuse Administrative Software Offerings

School administration software provider Frontline Education announced they had acquired Texas-based software company SuccessEd in a bid to expand their reach further innovate special educational […]

Blackboard Assist Will Help Learners Access Student Services and Tutoring Directly from their LMS

Blackboard, one of the world’s largest learning management system (LMS) developers, launched a new feature on November 9 that branches out from its normal purview. […]

Dictionary.com Launches Tutoring and Learning Features to Combat Language Ambiguity and Learning Burnout in 2020

Language site Dictionary.com, along with its sister branch Thesaurus.com, have introduced three new initiatives into their brand portfolio, creating wider recognition for language-orientated programs in […]

Turnitin Acquires ExamSoft from Spectrum Equity

Turnitin announced on Oct 21st, that they had acquired ExamSoft from Spectrum Equity. ExamSoft, a software platform that provides exam functionality and security for educational […]

Instructure Announces Enhanced Microsoft Service Integrations at CanvasCon 2020 and Pledges a Renewed Commitment to Users

At CanvasCon 2020, Instructure is showcasing deeper integrations with Microsoft services, enhanced platform features, and a new Canvas Certified Teacher program. Beyond the product updates […]

Twitter CEO Invests $3 Million to Scale BUILD’s Equity-Focused Curriculum

Jack Dorsey, the Co-Founder and CEO of Twitter and Square, announced an investment of $3 million through the charitable organization #StartSmall to BUILD (BUILD.org). The […]

EdCast and edX Launch $315 Million Investment for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

As the country continues to see the number of COVID-19 cases grow, business owners and their workers go on working daily. A recent announcement on […]

Thinkific Closes $22 Million Round Led by Rhino Ventures

The eLearning platform Thinkific announced last month the company closed a $22 million funding round to help keep up with the growing demand for online […]

Laureate Education Divests Billions in Assets

Laureate Education has sold large swathes of its assets in an effort to explore different business options and unlock shareholder value. As of September 13, […]

SafetyCulture Acquires EdApp for $29 Million in Bid to Dominate Online Training Market

Australian tech unicorn SafetyCulture recently acquired the mobile training solution EdApp for $29 million, valuing the start-up at $40 million. The former, which offers digital […]

Prodigy Learning Acquires Contract to Provide Online Testing to Irish Schools

Prodigy Learning, an edtech business designed to provide schools with the necessary tools to administer education through online platforms, has recently been awarded a contract […]

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