ClassDojo, an app to help teachers and parents communicate better, raises $35M

Messaging apps have become the de facto way that many people today keep in regular contact with each other, and that trend has also found its way into the classroom. ClassDojo, a startup that has buil

The broken edtech ecosystem investors once avoided is changing

Previously considered risky investments, it’s true that many edtech startups -- commonly founded by "teacherpreneurs" hell bent on mending education through tech innovation -- either tank or fail to

ClassDojo raises $21 million for app to make parent-teacher meetings obsolete

ClassDojo has raised $21 million in a Series B round of venture funding for tech that connects educators to students’ parents, and helps them communicate consistently about student’s activities, s

Classkick Raises $1.7 Million To Tackle The Student Achievement Gap

Classkick, an edtech startup out of Chicago, has raised $1.7 million to help teachers narrow the achievement gap with its student learning app. The seed round came from Kapor Capital, Mitch and Fr

Classroom Behavior Platform ClassDojo Adds Full Website Functionality To Its Mobile App

ClassDojo, software for tracking classroom behavior and incentivizing students, has updated its mobile app to allow teachers to access all the desktop features from a mobile device. Now teachers can u

ClassDojo Lands $1.6M From Paul Graham, Ron Conway To Help Teachers Control Their Classrooms

Sam Chuadhary and Liam Don launched ClassDojo in August 2011 to help teachers win back control of their disruptive classrooms. The free service allowed teachers to leverage their mobile or desktop tec