An EdWeek Market Brief survey asked K-12 officials how often school boards get involved in purchasing decisions, and what factors lead them to halt the process.
Companies working with schools often fail to grasp the competing pressures districts face when planning big spending projects, an Oregon district finance official explains.
Baltimore City Public Schools seeks bids for Promethean and SMART boards, and an Iowa district wants a survey management system.
What captured the most attention from our readers in 2016? Interest in Amazon, Pearson, and Bill Gates was high, as was a focus on open education resources.
A lawsuit filed on behalf of a Hispanic-owned construction company claims the district intentionally passed the firm over when bidding for projects.
Top district officials offered different views of the likelihood they will try personalized learning strategies such as curriculum changes, flexible learning environments, and competency-based progressions, over the coming year.
Is the rise of tempered-glass dry erase boards a trend or a fad? A number of companies are betting schools will choose them over whiteboards, despite glassboards’ relatively high cost.
In the first two weeks of school, the biggest facilities cost will be for air conditioning repairs, which will require $170 million, a study says.
California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to use hundreds of millions of dollars from a recent referendum to overhaul schools’ energy efficiency, but the legislature has doubts.