Revenues for prekindergarten through grade K-12 instructional materials reached $61.4 million in March, up 82 percent over a year ago.
Many impoverished families are unaware of opportunities for summer learning, and it’s up to program providers to get the word out, according to a new report.
Educational gaming provider Kahoot has acquired major K-12 single-sign-on platform Clever. In a separate deal, an education-focused private equity firm has raised $388 million for its sixth fund.
State and local policymakers could look to the new National Edtech Equity Dashboard as a tool to help decipher what technology products can help underserved populations.
Business leaders last week sounded the alarm that COVID-19 is causing significant learning losses, particularly in early literacy, and laid out a set of recommendations for how policymakers should tackle the issue.
The EdTech Genome Project aims to give districts more accurate, granular comparisons of what ed-tech products work in what kinds of schools.
Three education-focused organizations have released a resource that can help companies stay up to date with the status of reopening for K-12 schools in over 200 nations and territories.
Guidelines released by the influential group CASEL place an emphasis on programs and products supporting equity, and whether materials are developmentally appropriate for students.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked district officials what kinds of strategies they anticipate using to tackle student “learning loss” during the pandemic.
The research and policy organization, which evaluates social-emotional learning programs and products for evidence, has released new criteria for making those evaluations.