District officials across the state expect to benefit from an infusion of state and federal money, and are planning new spending on mental health and academic recovery.
The companies that swarmed the ASU+GSV summit were anticipating enormous challenges in trying to help districts work through their staffing crises.
The CEOs of PowerSchool, Kiddom, D2L, Cambium Learning, and other companies talk about challenges they faced during COVID, and what they took away from those trying experiences.
The SXSWedu conference offered a preview of how big in-person gatherings will play out, as COVID restrictions lift and education companies seek out networking opportunities.
Nearly two years into the pandemic, staffing shortages have kept many districts in “crisis mode.” Some companies are figuring out creative ways to ease the burden.
Five school districts are experimenting with holding vendors to outcome-based standards for tutoring. Others could follow.
Education companies are grappling with new, difficult challenges as they trying to accommodate workers’ demands for flexibility.
Four venture capitalists focused on education tell EdWeek Market Brief about pitches from companies that made them want to invest, and others that made them stay away.
School districts are moving quickly to hire tutoring companies — in some cases, several of them — to shore up student academic challenges exacerbated by the pandemic.
Companies like DreamBox Learning and Cognitive ToyBox relied heavily on the input of classroom teachers and parents in bringing new products to market during the pandemic.