Month: April 2021

Guidepost Montessori and the Academy of Thought and Industry Earn Cognia System Accreditation 

April 12, 2021  LAKE FOREST, CA – Higher Ground Education, the leading network of schools dedicated to Montessori education, announced today that Guidepost Montessori and the Academy of Thought and Industry have earned system accreditation by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers.  Cognia, formerly AdvancED, nationally recognizes districts that meet rigorous standards that focus on productive learning environments, equitable resource allocation that meet the needs of learners, and effective leadership…. Read more »

Higher Ground Education Raises $30M Series D and Acquires Award-Winning FreshGrade Platform to Accelerate ‘Montessori Everywhere’ Mission 

  Led by Learn Capital, the $30M USD Series D will power Higher Ground’s ‘Montessori Everywhere’ mission, enabling investments that drive technological, pedagogical and international business growth   Higher Ground has acquired FreshGrade, an award-winning digital portfolio and assessment platform used by 85,000 teachers, 1.3 million students and 1.8 million parents. FreshGrade will enhance and enable more widespread access to Higher Ground’s high-agency Montessori curriculum   Higher Ground has doubled its revenue… Read more »