The percentage of schools offering computer science courses jumped this year at a greater pace than it has anytime in the last five years.
A district in California is looking for a service to improve school culture and climate, while a system in Washington wants a K-12 music curriculum.
A Philadelphia area district is looking for web-based literacy programs, while a California district is seeking student support services and professional development.
An education service center based in Houston wants bids from LMS providers, and the Providence school system is looking to purchase a curriculum-management platform.
The Irving school district in Texas needs fine arts instructors, while the Delaware education department wants one or two data and quality tracking platforms for early childhood.
U.K.-based school staffing company Zen Educate and California science and coding company CodeCombat both raise funds. South African education company Snapplify eyes international expansion.
Silver McDonald, the general manager of LEGO Education North America, says students need products that will teach them about collaboration, innovation, and coding to develop skills for careers of the future.
Hands-on coding and STEM education company SAM Labs raises $8.9 million; China-based Bright Scholar acquires British international schools network; Blue Canoe wins $500,000 from Qualcomm; ByteDance leads investment in Minerva Project.
Arkansas has one of the most ambitious computer science programs in the country, but it needs more from curriculum providers, says state director Anthony Owen.
Dena Haritos Tsamitis, the director of Carnegie Mellon’s Information Networking Institute, provides insight about opportunities in the computer science field and the importance of collaboration and a work/life balance.