The coronavirus has forced a number of assessment providers to place new emphasis on non-testing product lines.
The CEO of Spiral, an interactive learning platform that was recently snapped up by Discovery Education, talks about the key factors companies need to weigh before they agree to an acquisition.
A consortium of 22 school districts in southeast Michigan is looking for a student information system, while a Texas district wants psychological services, and a N.Y. state cooperative needs assessment scoring.
The Stockton, Calif. district wants to create a K-12 tutoring program, while the Kingsport City Schools in Tennesse are in the market for benchmark assessment programs that can be customized.
Pearson was the unnamed education software company that federal prosecutors said was the victim of Chinese hackers, who last year targeted companies across several industries.
The Guilford County, N.C. schools want a diagnostic tool for English/Language Arts and mathematics, while the Albuquerque, N.M. district is seeking an LMS for elementary-school and high-needs students.
Education company officials say COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on product design and quality, innovation, and approaches to equity.
The use of learning management and communications tools, and virtual curriculum, have soared since the coronavirus forced lessons to go online.
A district in Johnson City, Tenn. and another in Clarke County, Ga. are seeking online learning curriculum and courseware, while the Montgomery County, Md. schools need art tools and supplies.
Using AI technology, a British university and Pearson hope to create a globally standardized scoring system for assessing students learning English.