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.
The Department of Education’s Small Business Innovation Research grants focus on improving teaching, learning, and school administration in education or special education
The Association of School Business Officials of New York has created a digital tool to highlight the positive economic impact of school districts throughout the state.
Bond measures are windows into district priorities, and vendors who are on top of of K-12 systems’ needs well before an item goes on the ballot can gain an advantage.
The CEO of Move This World talks about what this new investment will mean for the future of her company.
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.
Right now many districts are facing “use it or lose it” decisions about funds that need to be spent before the school year ends.
Being forced to do a lot with a little can lead to positive breakthroughs, but it can also lead to a desperation mindset and shortsighted decisions. Don’t repeat the mistakes of many failed entrepreneurs.
Even after they win adoption in lucrative markets like Texas, Florida, and California, K-12 companies need effective strategies for winning over district buyers.
As sales of chair/desk combos slow, we look at what is likely to take their place in classrooms across the U.S.