President Biden signed into law a measure that tasks the federal government with conducting a K-12 cyber threat assessment, and with providing suggestions for school districts on how to counter those risks.
Nearpod, Newsela, Pear Deck, Google, and BrainPOP are among the companies that are backing resources to promote responsible tech use among students.
Teachers’ training on the use of communication platforms was widespread over the past year, and teachers of math generally engaged in less tech-focused professional support, according to a new global survey.
Eight companies joined HolonIQ’s list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark.
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district officials about which specific academic programs and student supports are harmed the most by the “homework gap,” or lack of at-home connectivity.
A school district in Texas is seeking an early learning home visiting program and services while a system in Connecticut is in the market for substitute staffing and management services.
Follett’s K-12 content and software division is being sold to Francisco Partners, and U.S. regulators have approved the merger of game-based learning platform Kahoot! with single-sign-on provider Clever.
School districts in Georgia are seeking virtual college admission essay writing and external grant evaluator services for a magnet assistance program.
Two months after McGraw Hill announced it was being acquired by Platinum Equity, the education giant has entered into an agreement to acquire digital content provider Achieve3000.
A school district in New Jersey wants professional services for student support while Mesa Public Schools in Arizona is adopting an English language arts core curriculum for grades 6-8.