Gerald Crisci, the chief tech and innovation director for the Scarsdale, N.Y., school district, needs companies to help him on tangled issues that extend from data privacy to pricing.
The second-largest school district in the country is looking for elementary literacy assessments, and two school systems in New Jersey are buying records-management platforms.
The Federal Trade Commission fined Facebook a historic $5 billion over data privacy violations and is expected to reach a multi-million dollar settlement with Google for improperly collecting data from children streaming YouTube videos.
District tech leaders on a panel at the ISTE ed-tech conference said vendors can do more to help them stave off their biggest threats.
St. Louis schools are looking for math and literacy coaching, as well as professional development training. A California district is searching for classroom management solutions and an online safety system. A New Jersey district seeks behavioral and emotional consulting.
Education is one of the sectors where augmented reality and virtual reality hardware and content are most likely to be applicable today, according to a new survey.
Vendors should be prepared to tell school districts exactly what data they collect, and how it’s protected, says K-12 cybersecurity leader Melissa Tebbenkamp.
One of the biggest challenges for educators is locating the ed-tech tool that fits their goals. Google for Education is stepping into this arena by developing a Chromebook App Hub.
The company once known as Musical.ly, now TikTok, has reached a $5.7 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over complaints that it collected personal information from children without proper consent.
The Natick, Mass., district counts on teachers to help evaluate ed-tech products, and it is trying to bring more data analysis to that process.