Four California districts, serving 140,000 students, are buying ed-tech cooperatively through the Education Technology Joint Powers Authority, and other K-12 systems are poised to sign up.
This Market Brief ON: Strategy offers a collection of must-read stories for K-12 companies on trends that are shaping the education market.
Products emphasizing virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, reading, writing, social-emotional learning, classroom design, and other topics resonated with school district leaders.
Imbellus’ CEO says her company’s AI-fueled assessments can give schools more useful information about students’ preparation for a fast-changing workforce.
Curriculum providers Open Up Resources and Illustrative Mathematics say they’ve settled a dispute over attribution rules for their materials.
The Wilson County district helped educators find and use more of the learning resources available to them by enlisting master teachers to review content and tag it for use in classes,
A Georgia school district has put out an RFP for a crisis-management platform, and an Alabama system is seeking a comprehensive reading language arts intervention.
A Long Island purchasing cooperative wants software for career and technical education services, a Tennessee district is buying social-emotional learning curriculum, and a Mississippi K-12 system is purchasing early-grades reading curriculum.
Michigan’s state director of assessment, Andrew Middlestead, talks about his state’s efforts to help educators use formative assessment, and what they need from those classroom strategies.
Companies have already brought artificial intelligence into education products focused on student well-being, math instruction, personalized academic pathways, and even building maintenance.