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College Board Announces New President

By Emily Tate (Edsurge).  Change is afoot at the College Board.  At first glance—and as of Thursday—the nonprofit is just reorganizing its leadership team: The president and chief executive, David Coleman, is now just CEO of the College Board, creating a vacancy so his chief operating officer, Jeremy Singer, can fill the position of ; But the shift at the top represents the first in a…
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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…
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By Henry Kronk (eLearning Insider). For the past several years, venture capital, along with some public incentives, have surged into edtech, spurring advances and development that continually seek to improve education worldwide through technology. 2018 was no different. In the learning management system (LMS) market, trends from previous years by and large continued, and certain players passed important ; While other edtech sub markets–such as…
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Google Expands K-12 Footprint, Acquires STEM-Focused Company Workbench

By Sean Cavanagh (Edweek)  Google, already a dominant presence in the nation’s classrooms, is adding to its education portfolio through the acquisition of Workbench, an online platform that seeks to connect teachers and others with hands-on content. Chris Sleat, the founder and CEO of Workbench, announced the deal in a blog post on the company’s website. Terms were not disclosed. Businesses and other organizations looking for intel on the…
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