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.
South Carolina state officials want a vendor to help review an early-childhood program, and the Atlanta district is looking for a visitor-management platform.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Lincoln Learning, a Rochester, Pa.-based nonprofit online learning and support service organization, acquired supplemental education materials provider Evan-Moor. Also, assessments provider ETS and LearnLaunch have joined forces to fund ed-tech startups.
A program run by the State Educational Technology Directors Association introduces companies to state ed-tech leaders to offer insights into the K-12 market.
Houston schools are seeking an SEL curriculum aligned to CASEL standards, and Mission Consolidated Independent School District, Calif., wants a reading screener and intervention program for pre-K-8. Baltimore schools chose two vendors to provide literacy professional development.
Illinois wants a new state testing provider for ELA and math assessments in grades 3-8, and Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Va., are looking for materials for middle and high school math courses. California’s Vista district chose West Corporation to design their website.