Chegg Cuts $15 Million Check to Buy AI-Feedback Tool, WriteLab


Chegg announced today that it bought the Berkeley-based startup for about $15 million in an all-cash transaction. The company has also begun partnering with other companies such as Pearson and Microsoft. What made the offer from Chegg appealing, Ramirez said, “is the opportunity not just to be an isolated component of students’ work, but to simplify the student experience and provide them with more of what they need to succeed in college.”

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Earnings Roundup: How Public Edtech Companies Fared Following the Outbreak


Chegg The bottom line: Chegg’s first quarter delighted investors. Fueling that growth is Chegg Services, which brought in just over $100 million in revenue last quarter, a 33 percent increase over Q1 2019. Microsoft is an investor in Kahoot.)

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Springboard Raises $11 Million to Expand Mentor-Driven Coding Bootcamps


Graduates have landed jobs with employers like Microsoft, Facebook and Boeing. And Springboard recently finalized a partnership with Microsoft to help train and place 5,000 students into analytics jobs with the tech giant over the next three years. Kashif Ross needed a career change.

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Chegg has acquired the flashcard app StudyBlue for $20.8 ” Via the Microsoft AI blog : “ Microsoft improves facial recognition technology to perform well across all skin tones, genders.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Kno was headed by Osman Rashid, the co-founder of the textbook rental company Chegg, and the tablet was aimed at the college market. For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology.