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Zuckerberg-Backed AltSchool Gives Up On Schools And Focuses On Tech

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AltSchool, a six-year-old startup founded by ex-Googler Max Ventilla, has announced a major shakeup. Ventilla, 39, is stepping down as CEO and becoming chairman of the renamed Altitude Learning. That company will continue to sell AltSchool’s edtech product, software that helps K-12 teachers make assignments and track student progress.

 

As of September, AltSchool will no longer run its four for-profit schools, two in San Francisco and two in New York City. It’s turning them over to another startup, three-year-old angel-backed Higher Ground Education…………..