The Gwinnett schools want an assessment platform for testing online and via paper-and-pencil. A Tempe, Ariz., high school district seeks plagiarism software, and Kenosha, Wis., wants PreK-8 online music education tools.
John Fallon led Pearson through a transformation away from serving as a traditional publisher, though the company has struggled with sales in the U.S. college materials market.
Duolingo raised $30 million, while Mentoring Minds, which provides K-12 critical thinking materials, has acquired instructional management platform SchoolSpire. Data management and analytics provider Hoonuit picked up Tembo, a public assessment and accountability reporting company.
Deloitte named its 500 fastest-growing tech companies in North America. Thirty-nine of them touch the world of education in ways big or small.
An Arizona school system wants to adopt textbooks for advanced high school math courses, and a California K-12 purchasing cooperative is seeking a student information system.
A Phoenix school district wants to adopt textbooks for environmental science courses and a Utah school system is purchasing a math curriculum for middle school.
Five superintendents who have been recognized for their leadership talk about the products, and the performance, they wish they were receiving from vendors.
A Texas school district is seeking a web-based music education software. A school system in Minnesota is looking to buy a post-secondary planning software and support services.
A Texas school district is seeking a K-3 phonics program, and Metro Nashville schools want language proficiency tests, while evaluators for a substance abuse prevention expansion program are sought in Duval County, Fla.
A Texas district is seeking a social-emotional learning package, and Detroit wants a social studies curriculum, while a Phoenix school system needs textbooks for its two technology programs.