Patti Beltram, a nationally recognized career and technical education director, looks for curriculum that is flexible enough to serve her district’s many industry-focused programs.
Interventions to serve struggling students and professional development are the top two needs related to educating the nation’s growing population of English language learners, survey finds.
A Utah school system is looking to purchase student enrollment software, and a Texas district has awarded IXL Learning a three-year contract for online math resources.
A pair of big Maryland districts are planning on making major curriculum purchases, while a New Jersey district is looking for an online instructional system to help students.
Professional development tops administrators’ wish lists for spending federal Title IV grant money, but college- and career-readiness and social emotional learning are also big needs.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., district is looking to buy an online platform that will allow teachers to design standards-based lessons; a Maryland district is seeking a phonics-based reading program.
Of 104 new international schools due to open over the next year, 42 percent will be offering a U.K, curriculum, and 12.5 percent will be using a U.S.-developed one, according to a new report by ISC Research.
The companies that make the most effective presentations before district purchasing committees tend to be great listeners, says Brian Blanton, the CIO of the Henry County, Ga., schools.
When Amazon TenMarks announced plans to wind down its operations, rival curriculum companies pounced, via sales channels and social media.
Illustrative Mathematics CEO Lisa O’Masta, who leads one of the country’s biggest providers of open educational resources, explains what districts want from curriculum.