Nearly two years into the pandemic, staffing shortages have kept many districts in “crisis mode.” Some companies are figuring out creative ways to ease the burden.
Education companies are grappling with new, difficult challenges as they trying to accommodate workers’ demands for flexibility.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked K-12 officials about the key features they want from providers of academic interventions for students.
Four venture capitalists focused on education tell EdWeek Market Brief about pitches from companies that made them want to invest, and others that made them stay away.
Districts’ appetite for ed-tech has not waned with the return of in-person learning, says Jason Brein, a partner at the private equity firm Francisco Partners.
Many education organizations in the market ignore common-sense ways to establish evidence for their products, explains consultant Kripa Sundar.
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district administrators, principals, and teachers about the preparation and etiquette they expect from vendors during virtual calls.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked K-12 officials about how a wave of new state policies restricting lessons on race and racism will affect their selection of academic resources.
School districts are moving quickly to hire tutoring companies — in some cases, several of them — to shore up student academic challenges exacerbated by the pandemic.
School districts looking to engage students will continue to need a robust virtual experience, even with the widespread return to in-person learning, says Kiddom Chief Academic Officer Abbas Manjee.