EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district administrators about the hurdles they face in implementing social-emotional learning. The results have big implications for vendors.
A third of district leaders identified funding flexibility as ESSA’s top driver for innovation, followed by new measures for judging school quality (23 percent), and professional development approaches (19 percent).
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Professional development tops administrators’ wish lists for spending federal Title IV grant money, but college- and career-readiness and social emotional learning are also big needs.
Discretionary funds and federal Title I money are commonly used to cover the costs of trials, according to an exclusive survey of 500 school district leaders.
Many district leaders are pessimistic about their budgets over the coming year, but there are differences across regions of the United States.
State planning around the Every Student Succeeds Act, tax reform, education funding, and changes to technology programs present both opportunities and challenges for companies.
Most district leaders responding to an exclusive survey said that the Every Student Succeeds Act’s new standards for “evidence-based” decisionmaking could influence their budgets.
Toronto’s school district is in the market for software to track student transportation. The Los Angeles school district wants vendors to apply for Title II dollars subsidizing PD to private schools regulated by the district.
Schools will need more money from the federal government to buy the technology they need for online common-core assessments, some education organizations argue.