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February 27, 2015

Ed-Tech Opportunities Seen in Digital Content, Data, IT Management

The educational technology market has topped $8.4 billion in value, fueled by growth in assessment and other areas, according to a new analysis.

February 27, 2015

Venture Capital Roundup: Week of February 23rd

Fedora, LocoMotive Labs, and EdTrips headlined a busy week of K-12 venture capital.

February 20, 2015

Listen Current Raises $950K to Bring Public Radio into the Classroom

Listen Current, a curator of public radio stories geared towards science, social studies, and English/language arts classrooms, raised $950,000 in seed funding.

February 19, 2015

Renaissance Learning Acquires UClass to Link Instruction, Assessment

The acquisition represents the value that Renaissance, one of the largest assessment and learning analytics companies in the K-12 market, places on a relative newcomer.

February 18, 2015

States' Control Over Selection of K-12 Classroom Materials Shifting to Districts

California, Texas and Florida are among the states that are ceding more authority to districts in choosing their own instructional materials, the Association of American Publishers reports.

February 17, 2015

Organizer of Data-Privacy 'Bootcamp' Calls on Industry to Meet New Demands

Jules Polonetsky, executive director of the Future of Privacy Forum, spoke to Education Week about the challenges industry faces in complying with state and district data-privacy laws.

February 13, 2015

Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2015

The magazine chose the College Board, Google, Edcamp, Revolution Foods, Summit Public Schools, Democrats for Education Reform, and Teachers Pay Teachers among its top 10 "most innovative."

February 13, 2015

Google Buys Launchpad Toys, Creator of Storytelling Apps for Kids

Google has bought app-maker Launchpad Toys, prompting speculation about how the Silicon Valley corporation is expanding its reach into the market for kids and families.

February 09, 2015

Chicago School Board Member Faces Scrutiny Over Investments

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.

February 06, 2015

K-12 Dealmaking: Fuel Education, PresenceLearning to Focus on Online Special Needs Services

A new partnership between Fuel Education and PresenceLearning seeks to make virtual special education services a reality for millions of students.

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