A Chicago math educator talks about the kinds of intuitive, and culturally responsive academic resources she needs to support her students.
A California District’s Tough Road to Overhauling Its Device Landscape
The Lynwood Unified School District in California Has Forged a Plan for Improving Ed Tech Use and Basic Connectivity
The Lynwood Unified School District in California is trying to find a way to create opportunities for students to use ed tech, in a city where 30 percent of families lack at-home internet connectivity.
A Window Into How Districts Are Capitalizing on Federal Stimulus Aid
Devices, Mental Health, and Support for Low-Performing Schools Have Emerged as Major Needs
Leaders of the Association of School Business Officials International lay out what they’re seeing from school districts as they figure out how to spend money from the American Rescue Plan.
How One District Chooses Core and Supplemental Curriculum, and What It Needs Next
A Texas Chief Academic Officer Talks About How Its Needs Have Shifted During the Pandemic
The chief academic officer of a major Texas school district talks about how his school system transformed the process through which it selects instructional materials.
Syncing Up Technology and Curriculum: A Major Need in the COVID Era
A Pair of Indiana District Tech Leaders Talk About Improved Coordination, and What They Need From Vendors
Vendors need to guarantee strong customer service, integration with learning management systems, and strict data privacy, say a pair of K-12 tech leaders from Indiana.
What Social-Emotional Learning Looks Like in One Major District, as the Pandemic Persists
Metro Nashville Schools' Trauma-Informed Schools Coordinator Talks About Their SEL Needs and Approaches
EdWeek Market Brief spoke to Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Coordinator of Trauma-Informed Schools Mary Crnobori about what “trauma-informed” means, and what SEL tools are missing from the current market.
Why Schools and Education Companies Need to Rethink Math Curriculum and Assessment
An Instructional Leader From the San Francisco Schools Argues Mathematics Learning Should De-emphasize Speed
A director of math and computer science instruction for the San Francisco schools calls for curriculum and assessment in the COVID era that address a broad array of students’ needs.
In Their Own Words: What Students Want From Ed-Tech Products
Two Digitally Savvy Students Share Their Perspectives on Remote Learning and What Companies Need to Do Better
EdWeek Market Brief talked with two tech-savvy students about where digital products meet their needs, and fall short.
A District Transforms Its Technology to Make Teachers’ Lives Easier
Florida's Lee County Has Modernized Its Digital Ecosystem, and It Expects Companies to Get on Board
Dwayne Alton, the tech director of the Lee County Schools in Florida, breaks down how his district has overhauled and streamlined its technology infrastructure, and how it expects vendors to contribute.
A Superintendent Who’s Been in the Private Sector Has Advice for Companies
An Oregon School District Leader Talks About Needs in PD, English-Language Services, and More
Oregon superintendent Katrise Perera brings a distinct perspective to her interactions with vendors, having formerly served in a key role at a major education company.