Districts want vendors to be proactive in the face of disappointing analytics that show teachers and students aren’t engaging with a digital tool.
The Plano, Texas school system is in the market for a student online payment solution; a school district in Missouri wants K-12 planning consultant services; and the Pittsburgh public school district seeks a live-streaming virtual instruction program.
Todd Brekhus, the chief product officer at Renaissance, has been on both sides of major acquisitions in the education field and reveals his top pieces of advice.
A federal court ruling this week keeps the repeal of net neutrality in place, but paves the way for states to write their own regulations.
A social-emotional learning curriculum is needed in Wake County, N.C., while an Arizona school system needs help revising its English language immersion program.
The El Monte Union High School District has put out an RFP for a student information system.
WhiteHat Jr. raised $10 million in funding, while Classcraft received a $7.5 million investment. Trilogy Mentors, a startup, raised funding in a pre-seed round. And Renaissance has added William H. Sadlier, Inc., as a strategic partner.
Educators are turning to a database created by a state ed-tech directors’ association to search for quality instructional materials.
K-12 ed-tech businesses and low-tech companies are among those selected to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in education.
The Loudon County, Virginia district is preparing for a K-12 English/language arts adoption, while the La Joya district in Texas wants software for supplemental mathematics instruction. In Pennsylvania, the City of York district needs a literacy intervention program.