An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked district leaders what kinds of ed-tech they will continue using after COVID-19 has passed.
The EdTech Genome Project aims to give districts more accurate, granular comparisons of what ed-tech products work in what kinds of schools.
School systems are expected to have broad latitude to spend money from the American Rescue Plan on classroom and non-academic needs.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a giant in the education sphere, is selling its book publishing business and forming a new platform team to focus on digital-first delivery.
A new class of special purpose acquisition companies could give rise to a constellation of of publicly traded education companies, with more visibility and greater access to capital.
A bill introduced by Sens. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., proposes expanding the eligibility of the federal E-Rate program to cover the use of Wi-Fi on buses.
There are several key questions about what kinds of technologies are eligible for funding under a new, $7 billion program overseen by the FCC to improve students at-home internet access.
Teaching Strategies, a major early childhood education provider, has snapped up organizations focused on SEL and literacy, while Renaissance acquired an early literacy company of its own.
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.
The pandemic has fueled demand for academic lessons outside of core curriculum, as districts seek flexibility and digital materials that engage students.