The state of Kansas is looking for a statewide student assessment system, while Delaware needs professional learning on the science of reading, and an education purchasing cooperative in New York state is looking for an electronic form and workflow system.
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.