A Texas district is looking to buy a learning management system to help with records of its special needs populations, and a Connecticut school system is seeking to invest in a blended learning platform.
The Shawnee Mission district is Kansas is looking for an online assessment tool to perform a variety of functions; and the Garland ISD has created an approved list of professional development providers.
Forty-seven percent of K-12 teachers report using game-based learning environments in their classes, up from 23 percent in 2010, according to Project Tomorrow.
The use of online instructional videos in classrooms, meanwhile, has risen over that stretch from 47 percent to 68 percent.
The state needs an organization to conduct a detailed study of school and district course offerings, and the Buffalo, N.Y., system wants help building its blended learning programs.
Three Minnesota school districts have hired Skyward to provide administrative software, and a New Jersey school system is looking for a literacy tool to help disadvantaged students.
New Mexico hires a well-known player to provide a statewide learning management system, and a N.J. district looks for special-education services.
Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Rupert Murdoch are among those signing the letter urging a federal investment in computer science, and professional development for teachers.
A district in Virginia is in the market for an assessment tool, and Nevada has entered into a major contract to entice high-quality charter schools.
The Los Angeles Unified District is looking for online course providers, and a Virginia district wants a PD system focuses on support for English language learners.
The Houston Independent School District a N.C. District hired The New Teacher Project to review their Common Core implementation,