EdWeek Market Brief’s research shows that districts have made huge gains in internet access over the past few years, but those upgrades have been offset by COVID-era connectivity barriers.
New York State wants to continue developing computer-based and paper-based testing in three subjects, while Puyallup, Wash. schoos are in the market for career and technical education equipment.
A Washington, D.C.-based startup is adding learning functionalities to Zoom, and India’s ed-tech industry raised $1 billion during the last six months of the country’s financial year.
COVID-19 accelerated the rollout of Mosaic by ACT, which is being billed by the company as a comprehensive, adaptive learning solution weaving together assessments, curriculum, and social-emotional learning.
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.