Education companies that either weren’t involved in education at all, or had a relatively narrow interest in it, are finding ways to serve the market during COVID-19.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked district administrators to describe the biggest shortcomings they see in data and their ability to use it.
The corporate software giant Salesforce has put an increasing focus on K-12 education, in helping districts manage attendance, admissions, and other processes that school systems are seeking to streamline.
Data collected by the parent-school communication platform Remind seek to gauge the number of students who disengaged from school when districts were forced to go to remote learning at the end of last academic year.
A Washington, D.C.-based startup is adding learning functionalities to Zoom, and India’s ed-tech industry raised $1 billion during the last six months of the country’s financial year.
The Irving school district in Texas needs fine arts instructors, while the Delaware education department wants one or two data and quality tracking platforms for early childhood.
The Institute of Education Sciences has unveiled ed-tech guides to make educators aware of resources available for virtual teaching amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus has forced a number of assessment providers to place new emphasis on non-testing product lines.
Salesforce says its Work.com for Schools interface will help give K-12 schools data to help them reopen.
Pearson was the unnamed education software company that federal prosecutors said was the victim of Chinese hackers, who last year targeted companies across several industries.