A Maryland district is seeking to buy a learning management system, the Kansas City system has put out an RFP for assessment software, and a Georgia district wants a performance management system to track staff performance.
Texas districts are seeking a learning management system and an array of computer devices and software; and the Kansas City schools want help with an extended-learning program.
A major South Florida district wants to buy a plagiarism-detection software solution, while a Michigan public school and Tennessee school district are looking for digital tools to complement their curricula.
The San Bernardino, Calif., school system is looking to buy a mobile device management platform, while the San Diego district has its eye on an analytics and data reporting tool.
The Philadelphia school district is seeking a resource-planning system, and a Florida school system wants to buy an assortment of tech devices and software.
The success of the program will hinge on the training of teachers and administrators, as well as its connections with existing systems, one nonprofit leader advises.
A focus on digital management systems for students, as the New York State Department of Education is accepting proposals for an online registration and management system.
Districts in California, Washington state, and Massachusetts are looking for software platforms to help with a variety of administrative and academic functions.
School districts are looking for business simulation software for students, a reading software subscription service, and a learning program for interactive flat panels.
Regarding numeracy, U.S. adults at each of the three recorded levels of education attainment had lower results than averages for the rest of the developed world. American adults ages 16-65 without a high school diploma had an average score of 204 points. U.S. adults who were high school graduates scored an average of 243. Finally, Americans with at least an associate’s degree averaged a numeracy score of 287 points. By comparison, the international averages at each level of education attainment were 237, 268, and 296 points, respectively.