When asked about the acquisition Apple spokesman Colin Johnson said, "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans." That's the usual response the company gives when confirming a purchase.
LearnSprout says that over 2,500 schools in 200 districts across 42 states are already using their software to understand student data. It's raised over $4 million from investors including Andreessen Horowitz and Formation 8.
Notably, Apple has unveiled numerous new education features in iOS 9.3 Preview including: Shared iPad, Classroom App, Apple School Manager, Managed Apple IDs, and more. You can learn more about the education features coming in iOS 9.3 here.
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