A Texas district hopes to purchase Chromebooks, while a Mississippi district is requesting a web-based assessment program for ELA and math courses.
The Jersey City, N.J. district wants an assessment management platform and Bridgeton, N.J. schools need hardware, while the Green Bay, Wis. district is seeking after-school programs.
Renaissance has acquired Early Learning Labs, while Nearpod will acquire Flocabulary and Instructure is purchasing MasteryConnect.
Two acquisitions–Weld North Education of Assessment Technology, and Allovue of Equiday–top our news, which includes LearnPlatform’s expansion and funding for Move This World.
Urban and non-urban school districts differ in their policies for setting goals for social-emotional learning, a RAND Corporation study found.
Patti Beltram, a nationally recognized career and technical education director, looks for curriculum that is flexible enough to serve her district’s many industry-focused programs.
A study based on 2 billion data points identified the top 40 ed-tech products used in schools during 2017-18, according to Lea(r)n Inc.
Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions.
A major Maryland district has put forward an RFP for online assessments in math, and a school system in Virginia is planning to purchase a human-resources management system.
Five companies–IO Education, Illuminate Education, Key Data Systems, SchoolCity, and Alpine Achievement–have been merged into a new Illuminate Education by Insight Venture Partners, an investment firm.