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2U hires Katie Race Brin as chief privacy officer business

Feb. 6, 2018 10:14 am

2U hires Katie Race Brin as chief privacy officer

Brin formerly served as CPO of the Federal Trade Commission.
Austin-based LivingTree acquires DC school fundraising platform Edbacker business

Feb. 2, 2018 10:29 am

Austin-based LivingTree acquires DC school fundraising platform Edbacker

Edbacker Founder Gary Hensley is now CEO of LivingTree.
2U students will get access to WeWork under a new partnership business

Jan. 23, 2018 8:28 am

2U students will get access to WeWork under a new partnership

A new education model: A coworking company is licensing software to an edtech company, which is providing scholarships to coworking members.
Lisa Mayr is leaving Blackboard to be CFO at EverFi business

Jan. 17, 2018 12:10 pm

Lisa Mayr is leaving Blackboard to be CFO at EverFi

Mayr is leaving one well-known D.C. edtech company for one that has closed a couple of big funding rounds over the last two years.
How Legends of Learning makes games part of education business

Jun. 23, 2017 12:59 pm

How Legends of Learning makes games part of education

We talked to founder Vadim Polikov about the frustration that led to the company, integrating feedback into the platform and wearing capes.
Blackboard wants you to hack its learning management system dev

May 17, 2017 12:07 pm

Blackboard wants you to hack its learning management system

In search of good apps, the D.C.-based edtech giant is hosting an online hackathon.
2U is raising its voice in higher ed with a new podcast creative

May 15, 2017 12:44 pm

2U is raising its voice in higher ed with a new podcast

“The Front Row” is about “how education and technology accelerate social progress and innovation.”
DC edtech company EverFi has raised another (even more) gigantic round of funding business

Apr. 27, 2017 8:52 am

DC edtech company EverFi has raised another (even more) gigantic round of funding

The deal announced Wednesday is for a whopping $190 million, a figure rarely seen in these parts.
The Peace Corps and Duolingo are back at it again access

Mar. 3, 2017 8:00 am

The Peace Corps and Duolingo are back at it again

Today the edtech company and the government-run volunteer program unveiled their Swahili course.
The Jefferson Education Accelerator wants to know if edtech is really working business

Mar. 2, 2017 10:38 am

The Jefferson Education Accelerator wants to know if edtech is really working

Meet NERD, the “National Education Researcher Database.”

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