It’s that time of year when districts that receive federal Title I or discretionary funds can get a sudden influx of money. How do vendors respond, and how should they?
The global ed-tech market is growing, but where it’s headed is still a major question as schools’ needs outstrip available funding and many products are of middling quality.
An award-winning district leader focuses on products that help with personalization, and says companies can start the conversation with case studies.
A large audience of educators and ed-tech providers heard author Christopher Emdin ask them whether they view education as the civil rights issue of our time.
Online resource from Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Research and Reform in Education launches with evidence-based rankings for 100 education programs.
Can one contract meet all the needs of school districts and their ed-tech providers? That’s the premise behind a new contract launched by the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and several districts.
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, which has lost market share, has issued an RFP for a new hybrid test for college admissions and federal accountability.
Three companies command 36 percent of the market share for grades 6 to 8, but they are much less dominant in K-3 grades, Noodle Markets found.
The decision brings a close to a federal probe into the failed roll-out of iPads containing an incomplete curriculum in the 650,000-student district.
In fiscal 2014, school districts’ median spending was about $10,300 per student. Only half the states reported charter per-student spending, which was 10 percent less than the district average.