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 Arizona’s largest school districts searches for an online learning platform, and a California district seeks an educator effectiveness data system. Cincinnati is looking for an English/language arts resource.
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.
District leaders seek data dashboards that are easy to use and populated with timely data, an Ed Week Market Brief survey reveals.
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.
Microsoft is acquiring DataSense, a data integration platform developed by the company Brightbytes.
Europe’s sweeping data-privacy law has slapped new requirements on ed-tech companies–and on the schools in the European Union that they serve–to safeguard student information.
The superintendent of the Compton Unified School District has overseen a digital shift there, in part through partnerships with ed-tech companies.
New forms of online Instruction, data analysis, and great classroom resources are attracting attention. See what else venture capitalists are eyeing for K-12 investments.
States have approved a wave of K-12 data privacy laws over the past few years, but few of those policies outline specific penalties for companies.