A Missouri district has put out an RFP for an automatic notification system to parents, and a Texas district is buying a dyslexia program for Spanish speaking students.
Districts want vendors to be proactive in the face of disappointing analytics that show teachers and students aren’t engaging with a digital tool.
The Plano, Texas school system is in the market for a student online payment solution; a school district in Missouri wants K-12 planning consultant services; and the Pittsburgh public school district seeks a live-streaming virtual instruction program.
Four out of five ed-tech products and services reviewed by Common Sense Media don’t meet minimum standards to safeguard student data privacy, the organization says.
Catapult Learning will provide PD for special education teachers within the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. Edsby is building a data platform for 800,000 students in New Zealand. And social-emotional learning company Aperture Education is partnering with Dovetail Learning.
Three Democratic senators requested information on the data-collection practices of a group of ed-tech companies from across the industry.
A new special report from EdWeek Market Brief, based on a nationally representative survey, look at district leaders’ biggest problems in assessments, and how they expect products to solve those problems.
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.
Internal and external acts of fraud are hazards for businesses and nonprofits in education, as in any other industry. We look at how to combat the threats.
After urging ed-tech vendors and districts to sign pledges to support “interoperability,” an advocacy group is asking entire states to make a similar commitment.