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.
Newsela has secured $50 million, while Securly has acquired TechPilot Labs and ACT has acquired the American College Application Campain.
More than 30 organizations are protesting President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal to defund the Title IV-A program, which districts can use for a variety of needs.
Revamping school funding formulas, and making changes to early education, teacher pay, and school safety are among governors’ top priorities for fiscal 2020, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.
If the economy turns south — as some economists predict it will — education companies can protect themselves by paring back on product investment, and reaching out to new markets.
States have approved a wave of K-12 data privacy laws over the past few years, but few of those policies outline specific penalties for companies.
States increased overall spending on K-12 education by $10.9 billion in fiscal 2019, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.
The federal and state elections are unlikely to yield a bounty of new education funding, some analysts say, but the passage of district-level tax measures will likely create opportunities for education companies.
Thirty-six governors’ races and more three-quarters of the nation’s state legislative seats are on the ballot this fall, and voters’ choices are likely to have a big impact on education budgets.