Service providers can now offer free Internet and other technologies to schools through Sept. 30, said the FCC.
As the coronavirus crisis takes hold, companies reaching out to districts need to act with empathy, smarts, and sensitivity.
The Texas state education commissioner outlines the new law that emphasizes K-3 reading instruction and phonics.
Many district purchasing cycles are locked in, but vendors still face big uncertainties over the coming weeks and months.
While many education businesses say they’ve seen no immediate disruption in their business cycles, they say prolonged upheaval could affect product testing, onboarding, and overall strategy.
Advocacy groups and testing organizations urged the U.S. Department of Education to place an emphasis on equity in making awards through its innovative-assessment program.
Ed-tech companies are raising more money, while a Pittsburgh company bought a shuttered company’s robots and an immersive experiences provider is partnering with Dell.
Amazon is becoming a mainstay in K-12 procurement, with some districts signing onto its purchasing platforms at the urging of teachers.
Federal lawmakers are likely to approve small increases in spending for education over the coming year, despite the Trump administration’s latest call for big cuts in funding.
The heads of two organizations, First Book and Games and Learning, are launching a channel that will allow schools to choose from a library of ed-tech materials.