Mergers and Acquisitions

With Textbook Lawsuit Dismissed, Platinum Equity Inks $4.5B Deal to Buy McGraw Hill

Jun 17 · Rebecca Koenig
With Textbook Lawsuit Dismissed, Platinum Equity Inks $4.5B Deal to Buy McGraw Hill
Mergers and Acquisitions

With Textbook Lawsuit Dismissed, Platinum Equity Inks $4.5B Deal to Buy McGraw Hill

Jun 17
With Textbook Lawsuit Dismissed, Platinum Equity Inks $4.5B Deal to Buy McGraw Hill
Edtech Business

Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?

May 11 · Nadia Tamez-Robledo
Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?
Edtech Business

Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?

May 11
Elon Musk Needs a Futuristic Workforce For SpaceX. Will His $20M Pledge to Schools Help?
Mergers and Acquisitions

Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.

May 6 · Emily Tate
Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.

May 6
Kahoot Acquires Clever for $500M, Hoping to Expand Its Presence in the U.S.
Early Learning

Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform

Apr 26 · Emily Tate
Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform
Early Learning

Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform

Apr 26
Sal Khan on Expanding Into Early Learning and Launching a Peer-to-Peer Tutoring Platform
Edtech Business

Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?

Apr 21 · Jeffrey R. Young
Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?
Edtech Business

Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?

Apr 21
Udemy, an Online Course Platform Where Anyone Can Teach, Keeps Raising Money. What's Next?
Opinion

Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?

Apr 16 · Renee Teate
Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?
Opinion

Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?

Apr 16
Can College Predictive Models Survive the Pandemic?
Opinion

Diverse Leaders are Changing Education

Mar 29 · Frances Messano
Diverse Leaders are Changing Education
Opinion

Diverse Leaders are Changing Education

Mar 29
Diverse Leaders are Changing Education

How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

Mar 25 · Christy Matte
How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

Mar 25
How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration
Learning Research

How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Edtech? No One Knows, and That’s a Problem

Mar 22 · Emily Tate
How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Edtech? No One Knows, and That’s a Problem
Learning Research

How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Edtech? No One Knows, and That’s a Problem

Mar 22
How Much Does the U.S. Spend on Edtech? No One Knows, and That’s a Problem
Investors

What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market

Mar 11 · Tony Wan
What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market
Investors

What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market

Mar 11
What Investors See in a ‘Highly Fragmented and Under-Teched’ Early Childhood Education Market

Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]

Mar 11
Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]

Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]

Mar 11
Edtech Investment Around the World in 2020 [Infographic]
Voices

How Three Nonprofits Are Connecting Kids With Diverse Mentors During the Pandemic

Mar 10 · Mimi Ito
How Three Nonprofits Are Connecting Kids With Diverse Mentors During the Pandemic
Voices

How Three Nonprofits Are Connecting Kids With Diverse Mentors During the Pandemic

Mar 10
How Three Nonprofits Are Connecting Kids With Diverse Mentors During the Pandemic
Financing

SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning

Mar 9 · Tony Wan
SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning
Financing

SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning

Mar 9
SchooLinks Raises $7M to Take on a Giant in K-12 College and Career Planning
Financing

Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic

Mar 5 · Tony Wan
Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic
Financing

Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic

Mar 5
Coursera’s IPO Filing Shows Growing Revenue and Loss During a Pandemic
Investors

GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities

Mar 3 · Tony Wan
GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities
Investors

GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities

Mar 3
GSV Ventures Raises $180M Fund in Search of Global Edtech Opportunities
Financing

A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding

Mar 3 · Tony Wan
A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding
Financing

A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding

Mar 3
A New SEL Program Finds Its ‘Way’ to Schools, Survival and $1.5M in Seed Funding
Financing

Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions

Feb 26 · Tony Wan
Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions
Financing

Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions

Feb 26
Newsela Raises $100M to Challenge K-12 Textbook Publishers, Eyes Acquisitions
column

Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn

Feb 25 · Betsy Corcoran
Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn
column

Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn

Feb 25
Picking Your Future ‘Classroom’ Will Shape How Students Learn
Financing

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

Feb 23 · Simon Campbell
Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding
Financing

Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding

Feb 23
Codecademy, an Early (and Now Profitable) Pioneer of Coding Education, Raises $40M in New Funding
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Feb 20 · Tony Wan
Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M
Mergers and Acquisitions

Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Feb 20
Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M
Mergers and Acquisitions

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Feb 19 · Tony Wan
Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal
Mergers and Acquisitions

Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

Feb 19
Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal
Financing

Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades

Feb 17 · Tony Wan
Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades
Financing

Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades

Feb 17
Interplay Raises $18M to Build a Lynda.com for Essential Skilled Trades
Mergers and Acquisitions

Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market

Feb 16 · Tony Wan
Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market
Mergers and Acquisitions

Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market

Feb 16
Instructure to Sell Bridge for $50M and Exit Corporate Learning Market
Investors

Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund

Feb 11 · Tony Wan
Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund
Investors

Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund

Feb 11
Longtime Edtech Investor Reach Capital Raises $165M for Third Fund
Assessments

College Board Changes AP Exams Again to Accommodate Pandemic-Era Testing

Feb 4 · Emily Tate
College Board Changes AP Exams Again to Accommodate Pandemic-Era Testing
Assessments

College Board Changes AP Exams Again to Accommodate Pandemic-Era Testing

Feb 4
College Board Changes AP Exams Again to Accommodate Pandemic-Era Testing
Financing

Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO

Feb 4 · Tony Wan
Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO
Financing

Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO

Feb 4
Digital Courseware Provider Top Hat Gets $130M and a New CEO
Financing

Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

Feb 1 · Tony Wan
Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition
Financing

Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition

Feb 1
Varsity Tutors to Go Public at $1.7B Valuation Through SPAC Acquisition
column

A Shockingly Simple Way to Improve Online School

Jan 27 · Betsy Corcoran
A Shockingly Simple Way to Improve Online School
column

A Shockingly Simple Way to Improve Online School

Jan 27
A Shockingly Simple Way to Improve Online School
Financing

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

Jan 27 · Tony Wan
Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.
Financing

Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.

Jan 27
Public Edtech Companies Have Been Rare. These SPACs Will Change That.
column

Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office

Jan 26 · Frank Catalano
Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office
column

Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office

Jan 26
Pandemic Spurs Changes in the Edtech Schools Use, From the Classroom to the Admin Office
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