The CIO and CAO of the Los Angeles Unified School District explain why it’s important for education companies to understand how their technology and instructional departments collaborate.
A pair of district leaders say vendors should be able to answer questions about product price and hidden costs.
Miami-Dade schools chief Alberto M. Carvalho talks about what he wants from vendors, and why his district takes a methodical approach to big ed-tech projects.
The new minister of education in Egypt, Tarek Shawki, discusses opportunities and challenges for U.S.-based education companies, efforts to expand digital learning, and Egyptian-American relations.
A new Illinois program, modeled in part on efforts in other states, will encourage districts to replace high school graduation course requirements with alternative systems of their design.
Small school districts are banding together into “clusters” to pump up their purchasing power, establish faster buying decisions, and provide useful feedback to education companies.
Andrew Moore weighs in on the lessons that education companies can learn from K-12 schools and, conversely, what school systems can learn from the corporate world.
When technology and curriculum leaders collaborate closely, as they do in the Sunnyside school district, they present a united front that companies must understand in order to meet a district’s needs,
Gary Appenfelder, director of purchasing for the Nashville school system, talks about why the district is requiring vendors that handle students’ personally identifiable data to carry cyber insurance.
A key state education department official, who tried to help inBloom launch in New York, talks about the lessons learned for ed-tech providers.