Professional development tops administrators’ wish lists for spending federal Title IV grant money, but college- and career-readiness and social emotional learning are also big needs.
Survey of 3,000 educators shows how much purchasing influence drops for teachers, school administrators, and district leaders as the cost of curricula goes up.
More than half of administrators rarely adopt products for district-wide use based on the recommendations of teachers who test the ed-tech tools in their classrooms.
District leaders’ top data-related need is information on student academic performance, survey results suggest.
Nearly three quarters of district leaders expect President Donald Trump to have a negative impact on K-12 school budgets over the next two years.
District leaders’ professional reading lists offer ideas for improving education companies’ thought leadership-related marketing content.
Despite signs of improving state budgets, a relatively small percentage of K-12 district leaders expect local budget conditions to improve in the near term.
Districts’ interest in helping students with social-emotional learning has surged. An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks at K-12 leaders’ biggest questions about implementing SEL teaching and learning strategies.
Discretionary funds and federal Title I money are commonly used to cover the costs of trials, according to an exclusive survey of 500 school district leaders.
Asked to rate eight characteristics of PD programs, 500 district leaders we surveyed were most likely to prefer training that is personalized for individual educators.