Business leaders last week sounded the alarm that COVID-19 is causing significant learning losses, particularly in early literacy, and laid out a set of recommendations for how policymakers should tackle the issue.
School systems are expected to have broad latitude to spend money from the American Rescue Plan on classroom and non-academic needs.
A bill introduced by Sens. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., proposes expanding the eligibility of the federal E-Rate program to cover the use of Wi-Fi on buses.
There are several key questions about what kinds of technologies are eligible for funding under a new, $7 billion program overseen by the FCC to improve students at-home internet access.
State laws affecting the deletion of student information and other practices can have a big impact on education companies, says Tyler Park of the Future of Privacy Forum.
The number of published solicitations in K-12 in 2020 dropped the lowest in almost a decade, but the education sector is poised to return to pre-pandemic levels, according to GovWin from Deltek.
A new federal stimulus legislation includes $7 billion in spending on K-12 broadband, aid that could lead to new district investments in technology and connectivity.
Guidelines released by the influential group CASEL place an emphasis on programs and products supporting equity, and whether materials are developmentally appropriate for students.
The Biden administration’s recent guidance for how states should carry out end-of-year tests could force changes in everything from the design of exams to how they’re scheduled.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey finds that the nation’s school district leaders have clear spending priorities for next fiscal year, even if state and local economic forecasts remain uncertain.