Two of the country’s top experts on state education funding, Dan Thatcher and Mike Griffith, see reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the money flowing to school districts.
Founders of education companies who are people of color often get overlooked by investors. Frances Messano talks about new investment approaches.
Managers need to be able to recognize when employees are being pushed to the limits and be aware of their own biases, says Jennifer Moss, an author and an award-winning journalist.
The startup Trace Innovations offers a window into efforts to deliver contract tracing to schools — and potentially integrate those systems into other forms of ed tech.
A new advisory board at McGraw-Hill is helping the company support equity throughout its product development process.
The EdTech Genome Project aims to give districts more accurate, granular comparisons of what ed-tech products work in what kinds of schools.
State laws affecting the deletion of student information and other practices can have a big impact on education companies, says Tyler Park of the Future of Privacy Forum.
The future of the science education is likely to be blend of hands-on and digital components, predicts Christine Anne Royce, the past president of the National Science Teaching Association.
Guidelines released by the influential group CASEL place an emphasis on programs and products supporting equity, and whether materials are developmentally appropriate for students.
School systems’ demands for devices both in the U.S. and internationally has surged during COVID, even amid bottlenecks in supply, says Futuresource Consulting’s Michael Boreham.