Khan Academy educational videos have long been a staple of student learning away from school, but it is now ramping up its efforts to work directly with school systems.
Even as internet access for students away from school has increased, many lack the robust connectivity to upload content and do other bandwidth-intensive work, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking finds.
As students in many states return in person to classrooms, executives of education technology companies say they are dealing with a market that has been altered in a number of key ways.
Two of the country’s top experts on state education funding, Dan Thatcher and Mike Griffith, see reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the money flowing to school districts.
Revenues for prekindergarten through grade K-12 instructional materials reached $61.4 million in March, up 82 percent over a year ago.
Founders of education companies who are people of color often get overlooked by investors. Frances Messano talks about new investment approaches.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey reveals that district leaders are open to having their employees engage in many in-person events by the fall, though their attitudes vary by region of the country.
The GSV EdTech 150, compiled by a prominent investment firm, is meant to capture the world’s “most transformational growth companies in digital learning.”
EdWeek Market Brief’s virtual summit, held June 8-10, offers education company officials tips on school district priorities and spending, as they attempt to emerge from the pandemic.
After more than a year behind web cameras, some districts are asking vendors to come for face-to-face meetings. Others are more cautious.