The coronavirus has forced a number of assessment providers to place new emphasis on non-testing product lines.
The presumptive Democratic nominee is pledging to boost funding for numerous federal programs, including those supporting after-school and special-needs communities.
A new grant authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act will be weighted heavily toward benefiting economically disadvantaged students, which could alter purchasing choices of funding recipients.
Advocacy groups and testing organizations urged the U.S. Department of Education to place an emphasis on equity in making awards through its innovative-assessment program.
Amazon is becoming a mainstay in K-12 procurement, with some districts signing onto its purchasing platforms at the urging of teachers.
Companies whose ed-tech products are based in learning sciences research can apply to Digital Promise for this certification.
A requirement in the Every Student Succeeds Act to report financial data in a more granular way could help vendors identify business opportunities.
A new report looks at how the Every Student Succeeds Act’s mandate for evidence in school-turnaround strategies are playing out in five school districts.
Nearly four years after a federal education law emphasized the use of evidence-based interventions to improve student outcomes, the requirements are changing the K-12 landscape for education companies.
Many districts don’t realize they can spend Title I money on subjects outside of reading and math, and on non-academic interventions, says Melissa Junge, a consultant on federal education programs.