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Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. The pressure to move towards digital assessments has fueled schools’ investments in hardware and software more than any other argument about the importance of ed-tech. “Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” Edutechnica wrote in June , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing “pseudo-LMSes.”

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” “ Kickboard Looking for New CEO,” Edsurge reports. Investors in this round were the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, CRE Venture Capital, Learn Capital, Omidyar Network, Google Ventures, and Spark Capital. Via Inside Higher Ed : “Knowing how often college students log onto learning management software is one of the best ways to predict whether they will stick with their studies or drop out.” Education Politics.