Department Of M & A

It’s not the Ipad but a bunch of implications from this one:

Charter School Growth Fund has acquired DreamBox Learning in a deal financed by CA education maven (and in his day job Netflix founder) Reed Hastings.  NYT on it here, Techcrunch is here.

Rocketship Education, a leading hybrid bricks and clicks cmo venture will serve as an R & D lab for some of the ideas DreamBox is working on.  So it’s an interesting public-private venture and a genuine R & D initiative, of which there are too few in this field.

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