The corporate software giant Salesforce has put an increasing focus on K-12 education, in helping districts manage attendance, admissions, and other processes that school systems are seeking to streamline.
Data collected by the parent-school communication platform Remind seek to gauge the number of students who disengaged from school when districts were forced to go to remote learning at the end of last academic year.
Several state ballot measures in November’s election could collectively pour tens of millions of new dollars into K-12 education, creating new money for districts to work with during rocky economic times.
EdWeek Market Brief’s research shows that districts have made huge gains in internet access over the past few years, but those upgrades have been offset by COVID-era connectivity barriers.
Amit Patel, a managing director at Owl Ventures, talks about how his venture capital firm makes decisions about investment, and the forces he sees in play in the market during COVID-19.
As remote learning continues on a wide scale, Senate Democrats are again calling on the Trump administration to expand the eligibility of a federal program to apply to in-home learning.
The Salt Lake City schools want a social-emotional learning curriculum, while the Pleasanton district in California is seeking COVID19 testing and contact tracing services.
Gustavo Balderas, named national superintendent of the year this year, looks for companies that can offer flexibility, and continuity amid change.
District-level administrators and principals have different experiences with free products during COVID-19, an EdWeek Market Brief survey finds.
The first seven months of 2020 were tough ones for PreK-12 publishers, according to an analysis by an industry group.