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.
The Seattle schools are investing in literacy intervention services and related professional development, and a New York regional educational services agency is looking for web-based human-resources software.
Mississippi’s Jackson Public Schools are looking to buy blended learning and virtual learning programs, and New Jersey is investing in a bilingual curriculum.