ClassDojo raises $21 million for app to make parent-teacher meetings obsolete
Cool idea! It brings teachers and parents closer together.
ClassDojo has raised $21 million in Series B round of venture funding for tech that connects educators to students’ parents, and helps them communicate consistently about student’s activities, social and behavioral development at school.
Communicating throughout the year, and even throughout the school day, means parents are apprised of what their kids are experiencing and how they are behaving at school all the time, not surprised by incidents that are only discussed in a once-a-semester parent-teacher meeting.
According to cofounders Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don, the company closed the round in late 2015, and are using the capital to grow their team, and to figure out what kind of content and features can be useful to parents who use the app, not just during the school day, but at home.
Chaudhary said, “The idea is to help parents guide conversations at home and support or enhance the learning and development their kids are doing at school.”
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