ACT Acquires Knovation

By Sean Cavanagh (Edweek).  

The longtime assessment organization ACT has made another business deal in its latest effort to broaden its focus from testing to becoming a provider of “learning, measurement, and navigation” services.

The nonprofit announced Thursday it is acquiring Knovation, a company that works on curating content and finding standards-aligned resources for school districts, among other goals.

It was the latest in a series of acquisitions and investments made by ACT over the past few years.

The others have included deals to snap up OpenEd, a resource library of videos and other content; and investments in ProExam, an assessment and credentialing provider, and in New Markets Venture Partners, an education-focused investment fund.  Read the original article