A San Antonio-area district seeks an instructional platform, and a school system in the St. Louis area wants a tool to detect and quarantine online threats.
The school communication service said that the price increase per text will make free SMS service impossible to sustain for Verizon customers.
The largest district in Texas wants online coursework and digital textbooks. Florida’s Duval County schools seeks a web-based assessment and data system, and a Washington state education agency will buy a parent-communication platform.
The Chicago city district is looking for organizations to help develop a culturally-relevant pre-K-12 arts curriculum, and the Rockwood, Mo, schools plan to buy anti-plagiarism software.
The state of Missouri is seeking an online program to introduce students to STEM careers, and the Plano, Texas, school systems has put out an RFP for reading, writing, science, social studies, and math materials.
The largest district in California is planning to buy a digital sign-in system for after-school programs, and the Buffalo, N.Y., schools want supplemental literacy lessons.
Educators at the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education said education companies should focus on text-to-speech capabilities, switch accessibility, assistive technology, and other supports for students with special needs.
Data privacy experts provided advice for ed-tech vendors and districts on keeping student data secure, at the annual meeting of the International Society for Technology in Education.
Spring Branch ISD seeks post-secondary guidance for high-achieving, under-served students. Virginia’s Richmond County schools want a ClassLink single sign-on system. The Middletown Public Schools, R.I., are looking for a student information system.
Norman School District, Okla., is designing a new district-wide website, and Columbia School District, Miss., wants a new internet provider. Henrico County, Va., picked a summer reading book supplier for elementary schools.