Educators are turning to a database created by a state ed-tech directors’ association to search for quality instructional materials.
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.
A new interactive tool shows what each of 50 states is measuring about students’ outcomes for college- and career readiness, and whether the numbers add up to real preparation for post-secondary education, entering the workforce, or military.
While the overall budget picture for education for the next fiscal year looks positive, a breakdown of individual states’ spending plans offers reasons for caution.
Ed-tech companies can build features into products, and into their marketing, that address parents’ concerns about overexposure to devices.
The Federal Trade Commission fined Facebook a historic $5 billion over data privacy violations and is expected to reach a multi-million dollar settlement with Google for improperly collecting data from children streaming YouTube videos.
SETDA, the state ed-tech directors association, has compiled a searchable database with 450 approved digital and print curricula from 12 states, including Texas.
This Market Brief ON: Strategy offers a collection of must-read stories for K-12 companies on trends that are shaping the education market.
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.