As the coronavirus crisis takes hold, companies reaching out to districts need to act with empathy, smarts, and sensitivity.
Many school districts say they lack the ability to provide broad-based e-learning during the ongoing public-health crisis, according to a new Education Week Research Center survey.
Highline Public Schools chief Susan Enfield’s district is weighing how to provide print and online resources to students during the coronavirus outbreak, but she’s heard enough from companies marketing their products.
Many district purchasing cycles are locked in, but vendors still face big uncertainties over the coming weeks and months.
Uncertainty is a fact of life for ed-tech startup leaders, but the coronavirus is presenting entrepreneurs with unique challenges.
The popular event, originally scheduled to begin later this month, will be postponed until Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
While many education businesses say they’ve seen no immediate disruption in their business cycles, they say prolonged upheaval could affect product testing, onboarding, and overall strategy.
Advocacy groups and testing organizations urged the U.S. Department of Education to place an emphasis on equity in making awards through its innovative-assessment program.
The EdTech Genome Project is leading an inquiry into 10 variables that influence the outcome of an ed-tech product in K-12 schools, with the goal of measuring these factors.
School districts in New York will receive funds for a range of uses from the $2 billion bond that launched the Smart Schools program for ed-tech.