Deborah Quazzo, a Chicago school board member and founder of a financial advisory company, faces questions about businesses she's invested in that are working in the city's schools.
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February 09, 2015
January 26, 2015
Plans are underway to wind down the New Schools Venture Fund's seed fund, which has supported education efforts with philanthropic dollars.
January 23, 2015
Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
January 08, 2015
Steve Pines will retire as executive director of the Education Industry Association, a leading organization representing vendors.
December 31, 2014
Venture capitalists poured $642 million into K-12 companies in 2014, a 32 percent jump over the previous year, according to the NewSchools Venture Fund.
December 31, 2014
Education companies like Schoolwires and Achieve3000 appear on this year's list of private education companies ranked among the fastest-growing businesses.
December 19, 2014
The growth of the testing market and major district purchases of digital devices were among the biggest trends affecting the K-12 marketplace in 2014.
December 08, 2014
The chairman and co-founder of Curriculum Associates is being inducted into the Educational Publishers Hall of Fame, a milestone in his decades of work in the field.
October 31, 2014
The Small Business Investment Research Center at the U.S. Department of Education attempts to help fledgling ed-tech business find commercial success.
October 16, 2014
While money continues to pour into ed tech at a strong pace, the number of deals by "smart-money VC firms" has slowed in 2014, according to CB Insights.