After their ed-tech usage soared during the first year of the pandemic, some districts are now looking to “constructively reduce” the number of tools and platforms in play. That has implications for companies.
State spending on K-12 education is expected to rise nationally by $23.9 billion this fiscal year, a sharp contrast over last year’s numbers, a new analysis finds.
Will Education Companies Require Employees to Get Vaccinated?
Businesses Are Weighing the Reaction of Their Workers, and the Districts They Work With
Vendors are weighing whether to require their workers to get vaccinated, and gauging districts’ expectations.
There are many lessons that educators can offer to students about maintaining their mental health based on Olympic gymnast Simone Biles’ Olympic experience, says Sara Potler LaHayne.
The Delta Variant’s Impact on Education Companies Entering the New School Year
School Districts and Businesses Are Preparing Contingency Plans in Light of the Contagious Strain's Spread
Education companies are making sure they have technology and plans in place in case the new COVID variant ends up disrupting in-person learning this school year.
What District Officials Love — and Hate — About ‘Learning Loss’-Focused Products
EdWeek Market Brief Surveyed K-12 Officials About Why They Believe In or Are Skeptical Of Companies' COVID-Era Strategies
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district administrators, principals, and teachers about whether they have a positive or negative view of products designed to curb “learning loss” — and why.
The Most Essential Features Districts Want in Social-Emotional Learning Products
An EdWeek Market Brief Survey Asked K-12 Officials What Aspects of SEL Products and Programs Are Critically Important
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district officials on which features of SEL products and programs are most important to them.
Spending on curriculum software and subscriptions grew at a higher rate than any other technology budget area over the most recent year, according to the Consortium for School Networking.
K-12 media and tech overtook professional learning services as the education market segment with the highest activity, as acquisitions totaled nearly $20 billion in the first half of 2021.
Why Schools and Education Companies Need to Rethink Math Curriculum and Assessment
An Instructional Leader From the San Francisco Schools Argues Mathematics Learning Should De-emphasize Speed
A director of math and computer science instruction for the San Francisco schools calls for curriculum and assessment in the COVID era that address a broad array of students’ needs.