How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company – Education Article

It’s no secret that remote work is growing rapidly, thanks to advancements in communication and productivity tools. A study by the International Workplace Group estimates that 50 percent of people globally work outside their headquarters for at least 2.5 days each week. Employees report higher productivity, greater efficiency and less stress, while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. But building an effective remote team isn’t as simple as flipping a switch. Especially for…

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Verizon Surcharge Will Affect Other Education Companies—Not Just Remind – Education Article

A new fee Verizon plans to impose on its business customers has galvanized educators this week to rally around the school messaging service Remind—so much so that the telecoms company agreed to make an exception and waive the impending fee for Remind’s K-12 users. But the surcharge, set to go into effect on Feb. 1, will be passed on to at least a dozen education companies—not just the one getting all the attention. Here’s some background: Verizon has built a…

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