Schools will increasingly count on education vendors to deliver products that cultivate analytic skills and collaborative ability, labor experts say.
Too many curriculum materials attempt to align to academic standards but fail to address the depth of their content, say administrators from the Cherry Hill Public School District.
A newly approved law pumps $11.6 billion in new education funding into this critical state market for K-12 vendors.
Some companies see the potential for blockchain to transform K-12 administrative tasks. But are school district officials ready to take the leap?
Divisions between sales, content, product development, and support teams can scuttle a K-12 company’s ambitions. A pair of experts who’ve worked to break down silos within companies talk about how to do it.
Education companies are putting more emphasis on creating a consultative, customer-service approach that goes way beyond just achieving a transactional sale.
Trademark and copyright protections are available for things many companies don’t think about, such as unique names of product lines and computer code.
An ethics guru and a public relations expert talk about when and how to make those decisions without alienating current and potential customers.
The Consumer Reports-like reviews—for more than 70 math and English Language Arts programs—are based on rubrics that seek to measure high-quality standards alignment.
Tolerance for risk can fuel an education company’s growth, but leaders of those businesses also need to be disciplined and understand what the K-12 market is demanding.