A series of EdWeek Market Brief surveys of district leaders and teachers taken during the coronavirus show how their view of budgets and their spending priorities have changed over time.
A new grant authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act will be weighted heavily toward benefiting economically disadvantaged students, which could alter purchasing choices of funding recipients.
State funding for K-12 is likely to fall sharply, though districts could look to protect essentials like distance-learning support and professional development, says school finance expert Mike Griffith.
A procurement leader from a large Virginia school district explains what she’s learned about how procurement has to shift amid a crisis that has upended her system’s plans.
A math tutoring company acquires an AI-based startup, two Indian ed-tech startups secure a combined $7.6 million in new investments, and an Irish company secures $6.5 million in a Series A round.
Transitioning from free to paid status could be a tricky business for companies that have been offering K-12 access to their products at no charge.
Speak Agent, a digital, language-development platform based in Maryland, is one of the lucky ones: The company has secured money through the federal Payroll Protection Program.
The White House and congressional lawmakers soon hope to reach a deal to reinvigorate the Paycheck Protection Program, which could critically support small education firms.
Many companies in the education market are likely to pursue loans through the recent, massive stimulus. But securing that funding is no sure thing.
As district budgets contract during the COVID-19 crisis, the E-rate is likely to become a key source of funding for schools trying to improve their internet connectivity.