Knowing whether to invest time and money in a promising product for schools requires market research and asking challenging questions.
While it has come under attack in some communities, demand for SEL is such that many companies are seeking to integrate it into their existing resources.
State restrictions on curriculum, private school expansion, and efforts to recruit and retain teachers are top of mind for district officials.
Entrepreneurs and investors will badly miss the financial terms and other support the institution offered to early-stage companies.
At SXSW EDU, company executives and investors say a market slowdown is coming, but organizations with strong fundamentals will prevail.
After three years of benefiting from federal relief dollars, school systems will face hard choices about which new products, programs, and services to spare, or cut.
Organizations across the K-12 market are investing time in field tests and research that will help them better support marginalized communities.
Demand for programs that support classroom educators is higher than ever, and companies in the industry should be prepared to respond.
Major government spending projects on schools in global markets are helping offset — at least for now — underlying economic concerns.
EdWeek Market Brief spoke to industry officials and educators about the implications of tools like ChatGPT and their potential to improve or complicate the work of schools.