When education companies sell directly to principals, they can be accused of ignoring district administrators’ concerns. Here’s how to avoid those tensions.
Florida has delayed its adoption of new instructional materials, a process that has huge implications for K-12 publishers.
Delaware’s department of education is looking for contractors to help design an evaluation platform, and the Santa Ana, Calif., schools want software to manage professional development opportunities.
If the economy turns south — as some economists predict it will — education companies can protect themselves by paring back on product investment, and reaching out to new markets.
These social-emotional learning strategies can make a difference in classrooms and schools and provide students and teachers with support.
In recent dealmaking news Macmillan Publishers gets a new president; Coursera promotes new public health education courses; and Rosetta Stone unveils improved iPhone app.
A Virginia school district wants to buy a digital mathematics curriculum, and Maryland’s Howard County Schools requested an instructional writing program.
The giant education company says it will sell an enhanced version of the curriculum created by Illustrative Mathematics, which also reached a separate deal with publisher Kendall Hunt.
Officials from Oregon’s Center on Teaching and Learning, and the company, Catapult Learning, say their arrangement could serve as a model for public-private partnerships.
New forms of online Instruction, data analysis, and great classroom resources are attracting attention. See what else venture capitalists are eyeing for K-12 investments.