The products being purchased in New York will be used primarily for back-end functions such as visitor management software, cyber security, and health-records management.
A Colorado district seeks a comprehensive assessment system, and an Arizona contract for an student information system goes to Edupoint.
The Student Online Personal Information Protection Act seeks to block third-party contractors from selling student data for advertising, and restricts vendors from creating profiles of students for non-educational reasons.
Uneven regulation allows charter-managed organizations to purchase public school properties in deals with questionable ethical implications, according to a report from the National Education Policy Center.
The world cultural organization will use edtwist, a new collaborative research platform, to find a group of #AgentsOfChange to present at the 2016 World Youth Forum.
In coordination with Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, the competition seeks the app that provides students with the best mobile access to career and technical education resources.
Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg deepened his involvement in ed tech by making investments in Newsela and MasteryConnect.
The philanthropic organization wants to advance learning for young people by connecting schools, museums, businesses, and other city resources using an online platform.
Google announced that its Expeditions Pioneer Program will attempt to reach thousands of schools nationally and abroad, exposing students to immersive virtual reality experiences.