Hands-on coding and STEM education company SAM Labs raises $8.9 million; China-based Bright Scholar acquires British international schools network; Blue Canoe wins $500,000 from Qualcomm; ByteDance leads investment in Minerva Project.
The Association of School Business Officials of New York has created a digital tool to highlight the positive economic impact of school districts throughout the state.
A Texas school leader explains the lessons she’s learned from a national program that encourages ed-tech innovation and best practices.
District tech leaders on a panel at the ISTE ed-tech conference said vendors can do more to help them stave off their biggest threats.
Hoonuit acquires DecisionInsite; NWEA received two grants worth a total of $4.5 million; and Spotify company Soundtrap partners with listening-skills company Listenwise.
EdWeek Market Brief’s Michelle Davis talks in this video about the mistakes vendors make during pilot tests of products, and how they can be avoided.
EdWeek Market Brief experts will provide briefings on education trends like social-emotional learning and artificial intelligence, along with exclusive research and insight around district purchasing and educator needs at ISTE next week.
Companies have already brought artificial intelligence into education products focused on student well-being, math instruction, personalized academic pathways, and even building maintenance.
By 2025, $6 billion will be spent on AI in education, according to the researchers, who identified six areas to watch where the technology could generate value in K-12 and beyond.
The 7,300-student KIPP LA Schools look for vendors who follow through on promised product improvements, says top administrator Matthew Peskay.