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.
In 2018, states introduced 165 bills on workforce development in education, and 27 proposals made it into law, according to the Education Commission of the States.
A Utah school system is looking to purchase student enrollment software, and a Texas district has awarded IXL Learning a three-year contract for online math resources.
Fifty-seven percent of K-12 teachers said they lack time to use data effectively, a new survey finds. School companies need to focus on which kinds of data can help educators the most.
Atlanta district needs school choice management software. Arkansas is looking for a college and career planning system and North Carolina seeks a reading diagnostic software.
Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions.
Vermont is looking for assistance creating a master schedule, and the Hillsborough County School Board in Florida wants an alternative education program for at-risk high school students.
Spring Branch ISD seeks post-secondary guidance for high-achieving, under-served students. Virginia’s Richmond County schools want a ClassLink single sign-on system. The Middletown Public Schools, R.I., are looking for a student information system.
Vermont wants consultants to support districts in creating master schedules, and Colorado’s Poudre school system plans to purchase Adobe Creative Cloud school subscriptions. The Fort Bend, Texas district chose Naviance by Hobsons for post-secondary planning.
Education companies can succeed in developing countries in Africa if they clearly understand the potential risks and rewards, says Jamie Martin, the founder of the African ed-tech incubator Injini.