A school system in Tennessee will buy a student online assessment, intervention and adaptive instructional software; the Richmond, Va. district is in the market for multi-sensory language instructional tools; and a Utah school system wants a student assessment and data management solution.
A California district wants to upgrade its internet and telecommunications services, while a Maryland school system wants a product to screen volunteers. A large district in South Carolina is in the market for a reading practice program.
A Texas school system is planning to hire a company to help with curriculum consulting and design, and the Miami-Dade schools need support services for disadvantaged students.
Age of Learning is partnering with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for well-known book titles, while Pearson begins a national testing contract with Egypt. ETS and Khan Academy are partnering to offer aspiring teachers free test prep, and Impero Software names a new CEO.
A large Texas district is in need of virtual learning programs, while California’s largest school system is in the market for literacy assessments. An urban Virginia district is seeking a web-based student enrollment platform.
Illuminate Education brings FastBridge Learning under its umbrella, while ACT acquires social-emotional learning company Mawi Learning. Meanwhile, India-based educational app provider Byju’s raised $150 million.
As AI’s role in education becomes more pervasive, educators need to know what questions to ask about products that use the technology, argued Andreas Oranje, an ETS official.
Imbellus’ CEO says her company’s AI-fueled assessments can give schools more useful information about students’ preparation for a fast-changing workforce.
Hoonuit acquires DecisionInsite; NWEA received two grants worth a total of $4.5 million; and Spotify company Soundtrap partners with listening-skills company Listenwise.
Utah is seeking a new assessment vendor after too many glitches in this year’s summative testing season, while Pearson landed a major contract in Tennessee and New Mexico is in the market for an assessment vendor, too.