A Utah district wants textbooks and software for its tech and engineering CTE program, and a Texas school system seeks a college and career explorer. An Arizona district is looking for web-based, district- and school-level assessments.
In this week’s dealmaking news, assessment developer ACT invested adaptive learning company Smart Sparrow. Also, K-12 engagement platform LivingTree acquired fundraising platform Edbacker and PeopleAdmin acquired Performance Matters.
Twelve vendors were pre-approved to offer K-12 assessments in Virginia districts, and Fairfax County Public Schools, Va., chose a career and technical education assessment provider. Atlanta Public Schools selected two math blended learning solutions.
Illinois is looking for high school accountability assessments, including a college entrance exam. Dallas seeks a learning management system for pre-K-12, and Montgomery Public Schools, Ala., wants network cabling materials.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Amanat Holdings increased its stake in Taaleem Holdings, a provider of K-12 education in the United Arab Emirates, and Copenhagen-based Peergrade raised $1.5 million.
Scientific Learning Corp., based in California, will acquire BrainMaps, a Chinese blended learning company.
The study showed that half of the time schools access ed-tech tools is for operational purposes (such as using online gradebooks) and for research and data gathering.
A Maryland district is seeking to buy a learning management system, the Kansas City system has put out an RFP for assessment software, and a Georgia district wants a performance management system to track staff performance.
States and districts want curriculum, PD, and assessment tools focused on social-emotional learning that can be woven into existing classes and help educators with different levels of knowledge.
A major South Florida district wants to buy a plagiarism-detection software solution, while a Michigan public school and Tennessee school district are looking for digital tools to complement their curricula.