State funding for K-12 is likely to fall sharply, though districts could look to protect essentials like distance-learning support and professional development, says school finance expert Mike Griffith.
Speak Agent, a digital, language-development platform based in Maryland, is one of the lucky ones: The company has secured money through the federal Payroll Protection Program.
The chief executive of STAR Autism Support describes how the company transformed its product into one that is in demand in this new, remote-learning environment.
As district budgets contract during the COVID-19 crisis, the E-rate is likely to become a key source of funding for schools trying to improve their internet connectivity.
There’s been an interest in more “holistic” forms of assessment at the state and district level over the past few years, and the testing organization is trying to seize the moment.
The heads of two organizations, First Book and Games and Learning, are launching a channel that will allow schools to choose from a library of ed-tech materials.
Corry Flatt, CEO of procurement company Bonfire, shares best practices and insider tips for increasing vendors’ odds when bidding on K-12 RFPs.
The school tech landscape varies enormously in Europe from country to country, as does demand for out-of-school tutoring, says Benoit Wirz, an education investor focused on the region.
Companies that want visibility among educators sometimes pursue a “seal of alignment” with ISTE Standards, to show how their products support teaching and learning based on the organization’s standards for students and educators.
Companies that promote ambassador programs, or ask educators to give them props on social media, need to understand the Federal Trade Commission’s guidance to social media influencers.