McGraw-Hill Buys Engrade For ~$50M As It Moves Away From Textbooks, Towards A Future Of SaaS

This week, Engrade put the finishing touches on an emblematic story in the world of education startups. In 2003, high school student Bri Holt decided he’d heard enough griping from classmates (a

Engrade Lands $5M From Javelin, Samsung And Others To Help Schools Unify Learning Data, Systems In One Platform

Back in 2003, annoyed with his high school's loyalty to paper and the inability to view his grades online as a result, Bri Holt decided to build his own online gradebook that any student or teacher co

Anticipating a Blended Classroom Boom Led by Education Startups

As kids head back to school this month and next, some will find a rather new arrangement greeting them: blended classrooms. These don't feel like the ways that many of us attended class, with a sin

Engrade Grabs $3M From Wireless Generation Co-founder To Help Teachers Manage Their Classrooms

As a high school student in 2003, Bri Holt found himself increasingly frustrated by the fact that there was no easy way for he and his classmates to view their grades online. So, being familiar with t