The White House and congressional lawmakers soon hope to reach a deal to reinvigorate the Paycheck Protection Program, which could critically support small education firms.
School districts are getting more serious about giving every student a laptop or tablet, as devices have become a more critical learning tool amid COVID-19.
The FTC says companies should be aware of the applicability of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act to remote learning, yet added that the statute shouldn’t prevent innovation.
Many startups — in India, the United States, and other markets — are still reaping investments despite the chaos caused by COVID-19.
Many companies in the education market are likely to pursue loans through the recent, massive stimulus. But securing that funding is no sure thing.
As district budgets contract during the COVID-19 crisis, the E-rate is likely to become a key source of funding for schools trying to improve their internet connectivity.
Because the economic rescue package will be used to cover so many district needs, the law will likely fall short in addressing many ed-tech priorities, a pair of advocates predict.
School systems are scrambling to make emergency purchases now, while they consider what school closures and potential state cuts will mean in the long term.
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has acquired Instructure, developer of the popular Canvas Learning Management System.
A district official talks about how the state’s new requirements for phonics instruction will shape purchasing and decision-making.