Hal Friedlander, the former chief information officer of the nation’s largest school district, talks about how new and emerging digital providers can compete with established players for K-12 contracts.
Many Western and Southern states are projected to see dramatic surges in enrollment in pre-kindergarten through grade 8, topped by Nevada, at 27percent growth, and Arizona at 20 percent.
To succeed in the international market, companies need to bridge cultural divides, grasp the nuances of currency differences, and learn to work with resellers, consultant George DeBakey tells EdWeek Market Brief.
A growing number of commercial and nonprofit efforts are slowly emerging to create a shared set of expectations for vendors and school officials for judging the quality of products.
Teachers are much more likely than district and school administrators to see various challenges with digital content as problematic than are district and school administrators, a proprietary Education Week Research Center survey reveals.
The Facebook CEO’s $45 billion philanthropic and investment effort has already included significant backing of for-profit companies such as AltSchool, Ellevation, MasteryConnect, and Newsela.
Evergreen Consulting Group CEO John Watson, who has been analyzing blended learning trends for more than a decade, outlines the steps companies should take to succeed in this market.
Stuart Udell, a former top official at Catapult Learning, has been named CEO of K12 Inc., a prominent and often controversial provider of online education and other services.
Looking for a window into schools’ technology plans? Great insights abound in K-12 applications for the federal E-rate program.
Student-data privacy is a big issue for school leaders—and for vendors, too. Bob Moore, who co-authored a Consortium for School Networking “toolkit” on the issue, talked with EdWeek Market Brief’s Sean Cavanagh about privacy takeaways for companies.