EdWeek Market Brief offers examples of school districts’ agreements with vendors to tie their pay to performance metrics.
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed school districts on whether they’re linking vendor pay to performance metrics.
A $4.6 million grant will support a Southern Education Foundation program that helps school districts put performance-based metrics in contracts.
The state says the company’s product did not meet expectations, but Paper officials maintain their program did not have time to take hold.
The company says it is in contact with the major school district to answer questions that emerged last week about pricing of its materials.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked district officials which administrators are most likely to terminate contracts over dissatisfaction with vendors.
Five school districts are experimenting with holding vendors to outcome-based standards for tutoring. Others could follow.
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance “is not looking for any old proposal,” a major contractor told attendees of the recent ED Games Expo.
To simplify the materials adoption process and ensure consistency and standards alignment, districts are turning to third-party curriculum reviews and evaluation tools.
An legislative effort to mandate that the state use an Iowa-based testing program is moving through the state capitol.