A pair of big Maryland districts are planning on making major curriculum purchases, while a New Jersey district is looking for an online instructional system to help students.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., district is looking to buy an online platform that will allow teachers to design standards-based lessons; a Maryland district is seeking a phonics-based reading program.
Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions.
The state of Indiana needs survey design and implementation services, while Philadelphia is in the market for a proven SEL curriculum and Sacramento wants an LMS for professional development.
In this week’s dealmaking news, adaptive learning products and technologies provider Knewton raised $25 million. Also, Barnes & Noble Education acquired PaterRater.com, while Codeverse raised $10 million.
Districts seek language acquisition and adaptive educational software. A Mississippi district needs English language acquisition software for K-12 students, while a New Jersey district is looking for adaptive educational software. Also, a Georgia district awarded a contract for data management and analytics software.
Districts need dashboard solution, counseling services, band equipment. A Texas district is seeking a district dashboard solution, while a North Carolina district is needs counseling services for at-risk students. Also, a Wisconsin district needs marching band equipment.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Wonderschool, a platform aims to help experienced educators and childcare providers start and run their own in-home businesses, raised $20 million, and littleBits, a provider of technology kits for kids, has acquired DIY Co., an operator of online educational services for kids and their families.
An Alaska school system is looking to make a major purchase of new computers, while a Pennsylvania system wants used devices. A New York district, meanwhile, needs telecommunciations equipment and repair services.
The Miami-Dade district is seeking professional development services, while Franklin, N.J. schools need interpretation services for a special education program, and the Granite, Utah district wants consultants for food services.