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By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe 2023 began with some uncertain forecasts about continued investment in education and edtech companies. But, looking at the first quarter, the education market appears to be growing and thriving with numerous acquisitions, investments and new individuals in leadership roles. Here are some highlights: Who knows what the rest of the […]

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For many years, we’ve heard about shortages of qualified teachers and big numbers leaving the profession, particularly in some states and school districts. And like so many things, the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic increased the frustrations for many teachers by magnifying the problems that have plagued them for years, including low wages, long hours, […]

WeAreTeachers Wins Gold MUSE Awards

WeAreTeachers was recognized as a Gold Winner in two categories during the 2023 MUSE Awards! The brand took home the gold in the categories of Education Website as well as Education Social Media. The MUSE Creative Awards is an international competition judged by a wide-ranging panel of individuals with experience in a variety of creative […]

Business Colleagues

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe The fourth quarter of 2022 was a little bit quieter for the education marketplace than earlier in the year, but there was still a lot of activity. ISTE and ASCD Merge One of the top pieces of news from this fall was the announcement that the International Society for Technology […]

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By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe Q2 K-12 Market Highlights In the second quarter of 2022, the K-12 education market saw a lot of personnel moves, with people joining the industry, being promoted to new roles and moving to new positions at other education companies. As schools and the market continue to adjust to the changes […]

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By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe When in college preparing for their careers, most of today’s school leaders likely didn’t think that they would need to know about planning for in-classroom learning during a pandemic or purchasing high quality air filtration systems. In addition to having to become armchair epidemiologists, they have also faced new challenges […]

Teacher in Classroom

 The U.S. Department of Education recently approved 21 state plans for use of their American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds. These states join 11 others and Washington, D.C. whose plans were approved earlier this year. The plans detail how each state is using and plans to use ARP ESSER funds […]

Business Colleagues

 By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe While back-to-school 2021 may have been more uncertain than we had previously hoped, one thing that hasn’t been uncertain this year is growth, acquisition, and investment in the education market. We previously provided you with updates on top news from the first and second quarters of 2021. At the end […]

2021 American Relief Plan

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, with another round of COVID-19 relief funding for education. The new law includes: $129 billion for K-12 state education agencies, including $800 million for children experiencing homelessness $40 billion for colleges and universities $2.75 billion to governors for use by private schools […]

Q1 2021 Industry News

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe Lisa Wolfe joins us again to provide an update on education news.   From an education perspective, reopening schools and the status of spring assessments dominated the education headlines during the first quarter of 2021. Plus, the news of investment, growth, and acquisition in the education community during Q1 is […]