State spending on K-12 education is expected to rise nationally by $23.9 billion this fiscal year, a sharp contrast over last year’s numbers, a new analysis finds.
Digital Promise is partnering with four universities under a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to build new AI technologies.
Spending on curriculum software and subscriptions grew at a higher rate than any other technology budget area over the most recent year, according to the Consortium for School Networking.
Legislation introduced last month calls on the federal government, K-12 schools, and vendors to take a more structured approach toward cybersecurity and protecting student data.
EdWeek Market Brief surveyed district administrators on how they plan to spend new stimulus funds focused on out-of-school internet connectivity needs.
GoGuardian has acquired Edulastic, and the Austrian tutoring startup GoStudent announced it received a $244 million investment with an eye on global expansion.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks at the pace at which district administrators will use money from the two most recent federal emergency relief packages.
A venture capital investor whose companies have been approached by special purpose acquisition companies talks about their rise, and their implications for the K-12 market.
The new executive director of the organization representing state ed-tech directors says teachers will need myriad forms of support as schools return more fully to face-to-face instruction.
Marc Sternberg, the K-12 education program director for the Walton Family Foundation, is leaving the organization to start a fund meant to support digital-first education companies.