One of the most active acquirers of K-12 digital curriculum tools says it is opening a new chapter. Weld North Education, an education company that has long focused on providing digital intervention and supplemental products in the K-12 market, has acquired LearnZillion, a Washington, D.C.-based company that sells core curricula.
In an interview with EdSurge, Weld North Education CEO and chairman Jonathan Grayer said this marks its first deal involving a digital core curriculum provider.
The products in Weld North’s current portfolio—Edgenuity and Imagine Learning—largely offer materials developed for supplemental, intervention and remedial purposes. And even though some have been used as core materials in a handful of districts, “we couldn’t meet the core curriculum needs of most school systems,” says Grayer.
This is the third deal that