Dwayne Alton, the tech director of the Lee County Schools in Florida, breaks down how his district has overhauled and streamlined its technology infrastructure, and how it expects vendors to contribute.
State and local policymakers could look to the new National Edtech Equity Dashboard as a tool to help decipher what technology products can help underserved populations.
Business leaders last week sounded the alarm that COVID-19 is causing significant learning losses, particularly in early literacy, and laid out a set of recommendations for how policymakers should tackle the issue.
The EdTech Genome Project aims to give districts more accurate, granular comparisons of what ed-tech products work in what kinds of schools.
Three education-focused organizations have released a resource that can help companies stay up to date with the status of reopening for K-12 schools in over 200 nations and territories.
State laws affecting the deletion of student information and other practices can have a big impact on education companies, says Tyler Park of the Future of Privacy Forum.
Spending on artificial intelligence in education will rise from $800 million to $6.1 billion over the next four years, according to projections from HolonIQ.
Companies could benefit from a recent executive order by President Joe Biden calling for the U.S. Department of Education to collect COVID-19-related data from states and school districts.
Instructure, maker of the popular Canvas LMS, has acquired Certica Solutions, a major assessment provider based in Wakefield, Mass.
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.