Nonprofit assessment provider NWEA will acquire pieces of assessment-related technology from testing organization ETS and take over its contracts with several states.
Quarantines will remain a reality throughout the school year in many parts of the country, as the Delta variant persists. For education businesses, it’s another opportunity to prove their value.
The largest school district in Maryland is looking for a student assessment and data analytics platform while a North Carolina district is purchasing student assignment software.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey of K-12 businesses finds that a strong majority are projecting that their revenues will rise — a dramatic turnabout from last year, when they were asked about their prospects during the depths of the pandemic.
Education giant Pearson will pay a $1 million fine to settle charges that it misled investors about a 2018 data breach.
After their ed-tech usage soared during the first year of the pandemic, some districts are now looking to “constructively reduce” the number of tools and platforms in play. That has implications for companies.
The state of Colorado is looking for an independent evaluation of its K-12 education accountability systems while a district in Virginia wants to review its K-12 information technology systems.
Congresswoman Lori Trahan of Massachusetts is collecting input on a sweeping K-12 data protection draft bill that would significantly impact how ed companies treat student information.
Byju’s continues its effort to expand into North America, and early childhood education provider Teaching Strategies switched from one investment firm parent company to another.
A New York state district intends to purchase pre-K services while a district in New Jersey is searching for a professional development consultant.