The Department of Defense’s school system offers big opportunities for vendors who can navigate the system. A top DOD procurement official explains what companies need to know.
One school district’s purchase of a new LMS includes on-site demonstrations, a look at future company plans, and collaboration with other districts.
A new Louisiana law will allow school districts large and small to band together to get the best deals on products and services.
Two district leaders talk about their roles in bringing “innovation” into their districts, and the mistakes companies make when approaching them.
A Pennsylvania school district offers an example of how districts can negotiate discounts with education companies, in exchange for explaining the potential benefits of their products to other K-12 systems.
An Ohio district made adjustments after purchasing a mobile “fab lab” with high-tech equipment that required extensive teacher training.
Researcher Barbara Foorman talks about her study on the use of computer-adaptive tests of literacy for ELLs in early grades in the Miami-Dade schools in Florida.
What are district officials looking for in educational games? An Illinois school district administrator offers straight talk to vendors.
Jill Barnes, a top official at the Florida Virtual School, describes what she expects from adaptive learning providers.
The Houston Independent school system is on the leading edge of efforts to require student information systems that integrate well with other platforms.