The Texas state education commissioner outlines the new law that emphasizes K-3 reading instruction and phonics.
Federal lawmakers are likely to approve small increases in spending for education over the coming year, despite the Trump administration’s latest call for big cuts in funding.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey asks about how districts plan to spend federal money — on social-emotional learning, curriculum, PD and other needs — over the next two years.
New York State recently updated regulations governing how districts protect student data, and ed-tech vendors in the state will be affected, too.
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 York state legislator is pushing for passage of her bill to place a statewide moratorium on the use of biometric technology in schools, as similar bills are pending in other state legislatures.
Our most widely-viewed webinars included a breakdown of the “evidence” standards in the Every Student Succeeds Act, and a look at how companies can improve district’s usage of their ed-tech products.
Companies that promote ambassador programs, or ask educators to give them props on social media, need to understand the Federal Trade Commission’s guidance to social media influencers.
A Utah state foundation is partnering with business leaders to form a $4 million philanthropic fund that aims, in part, to boost computer science teaching in the state, where just over half of high schools teach the subject.
Teachers who act as “ambassadors” for educational products, and who receive anything in exchange, must disclose that arrangement when they post endorsements on social media.