Top executives in the education sector say they draw inspiration from colleagues, students, interactions with critics of their products, and other industries.
The Clayton County district in Georgia is looking for book jobber services from qualified firms. Delaware’s Department of Education needs PD services for teachers, while the St. Louis Board of Education is looking for instructional materials and training in mathematics for grades 3-8.
The Gwinnett schools want an assessment platform for testing online and via paper-and-pencil. A Tempe, Ariz., high school district seeks plagiarism software, and Kenosha, Wis., wants PreK-8 online music education tools.
Investors are likely to set a higher bar for financially backing education companies over the next year, even as they look to put their money behind new product areas.
Weld North is expanding from offering supplemental academic resources to core curriculum through the acquisition of LearnZillion. The firm has acquired a number of education companies in recent years.
The cloud-based software provider says its grants to school districts, including Chicago, Indianapolis, and San Francisco, have totaled $67 million over the years.
In this two-minute tip, EdWeek Market Brief’s Sean Cavanagh breaks down our three-part research project on districts’ biggest curriculum, assessment, and PD needs.
Vendors are falling short in not designing academic resources that prepare students for the job market in creative ways, a California superintendent says.
An LMS is sought for a New York statewide contract. Richmond, Va., Public Schools needs a K-8 English/language arts and mathematics curriculum, while Springfield, Mo., is seeking a proposal from qualified firms to audit its elementary math and secondary ELA program.
The work of vendors in three school districts provides a roadmap for successful collaboration that can lead to repeat business.