A curriculum is only as good as the motivation school districts have to use it. More and more, districts want materials that are highly rated, culturally responsive, and allow for collaborative professional learning experiences—materials designed not only for today’s needs but for the future demands of districts. But companies also need to be attuned to…
The El Monte Union High School District has put out an RFP for a student information system.
A report by the New Schools Venture Fund and Gallup finds that educators overwhelmingly trust other educators, when it comes to judging ed-tech products.
California’s Education Technology Joint Powers Authority will be seeking education intelligence and analytics solutions later this year, while a Camden, N.J. district wants a reading assessment and Pearland, Texas seeks an ePortfolio solution.
The Loudon County, Virginia district is preparing for a K-12 English/language arts adoption, while the La Joya district in Texas wants software for supplemental mathematics instruction. In Pennsylvania, the City of York district needs a literacy intervention program.
A Maryland district is looking to buy classroom materials for an American government program, and a Mississippi school system is looking for PD.
Age of Learning is partnering with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for well-known book titles, while Pearson begins a national testing contract with Egypt. ETS and Khan Academy are partnering to offer aspiring teachers free test prep, and Impero Software names a new CEO.
SETDA, the state ed-tech directors association, has compiled a searchable database with 450 approved digital and print curricula from 12 states, including Texas.
Districts in Michigan and Mississippi are in the market for instructional support for both math and reading. Another Mississippi district wants assessments that also focus on those subjects.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks at which types of academic resources, by subject area, K-12 buyers are most likely to reject because of price concerns.