Districts see data interoperability as a solution that will help them meet federal and state reporting requirements, a new COSN/EdWeek survey shows.
Affordability, educational impact, and data-privacy protections are key features schools will want in AI-driven products, says Jeff Dieffenbach, the associate director of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative.
The online textbook and tutoring company said it was notifying users, and regulators, of a massive data breach.
Fifty-seven percent of K-12 teachers said they lack time to use data effectively, a new survey finds. School companies need to focus on which kinds of data can help educators the most.
EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on Tuesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern, on what K-12 companies need to know about the GDPR, Europe’s tough new data-privacy law.
Christine Willig, the CEO of a newly formed Illuminate Education, plans to focus on “process and people” as she combines five companies into one ed-tech business with a focus on a next-generation data platform, formative assessments, and more.
The state of Massachusetts needs help developing next-generation assessments for several subjects, and two Texas districts are looking for a continuous improvement consultant and a credit-recovery service.
School districts are using algorithms to analyze student data, but those metrics must be usable for educators to impact student learning.
Learning analytics companies, vendors selling directly to teachers in the K-12 market, and smaller providers could face challenges complying with the sweeping new policy.
Ed-tech tools that help educators “learn the product as they’re using it” appeal to Mark Garrison, the director of technology and innovation for Minnesota’ s White Bear Lake Area Schools.