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Meet the startup founders bringing edtech back into the classroom and into teachers' hands

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Education Technology, or ed-tech, is experiencing a resurgence thanks to a new crop of startups building powerful tools for the millions of teachers in classrooms.
Some of these startups are graduates of prestigious Silicon Valley startup programs like Y Combinator. or have won the backing of the Chan Zuckerberg initiative.
Business Insider spoke with the growing field of "teacher tech" startups to learn why designing with teachers in mind is crucial to the next wave of ed-tech innovation.
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