Renaissance Acquires Schoolzilla, Their 4th Deal in 2 Years

Wisconsin-based Renaissance announced on October 29 that a deal had been finalized to acquire Schoolzilla. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Renaissance is over […]

MIT Is Building an Online Library for Workplace Applications of Emerging Technologies

The current pace of development of new technologies is dizzying. Achieving a basic understanding of things like the block chain, machine learning, and augmented reality […]

Leafly Announces Online ‘Budtender’ Platform: Leafly Learn

Cannabis is currently legal for recreational use in 11 U.S. states, along with the District of Columbia. It is available for medical use in another […]

CSU System Expands OER Initiative with panOpen

On October 15, the California State University system announced that it was taking steps to expand its open educational resource (OER) offerings to its student […]

Lovevery Announces $20 Million Series B to Develop Product Line and Digital Capacity

On October 15, the Idaho-based early childhood toymaker Lovevery announced it had secured $20 million in Series B funding to expand its product line and […]

Will Lambda School Disrupt Online Education?

When I first heard of Lambda School, I must admit I was skeptical. The basic idea is that Lambda will teach people high-tech skills and […]

2U Continues to Sign New Clients, Despite Summer Setbacks

2U Inc. has had a busy fall semester. In the month of September alone, the revenue-sharing OPM announced a new online Master’s in Social Work […]

Study Finds 37% of Latin American Students Who Used ISAs to Pay for College Had No Other Options

Income share agreements are among the most controversial topics in higher education today. The agreements involve financial institutions funding a student’s education in exchange for […]

Knowable Wants to Bring Online Learning to the Podcast Format

The field of online education has long been dominated by a mix of media. Whether synchronous or flexible, long or short, paid or free, most […]

Kenzie Academy, Which Trains Midwesterners for Jobs in Tech, Announces $7.8 M in Series A

Since emerging in the early 2010s, coding bootcamps and other fast-paced alternatives to undergraduate degrees have typically placed their focus on the coasts. The Indianapolis-based […]

Classcraft Raises $7.5 Million Series A to Scale Role-Playing Classroom Video Game

Classcraft, on September 17, announced it had raised $7.5 million in Series A funding. The company, which has offices in New York and Sherbrooke, Quebec, […]

BitDegree Launches Blockchain Scholarship Platform to Fund Learners

BitDegree, an online coding school based in Kaunas, Lithuania, is betting that there’s an appetite for more transparency in online learning scholarships. The company has […]

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