The success of the program will hinge on the training of teachers and administrators, as well as its connections with existing systems, one nonprofit leader advises.
Many district leaders are pessimistic about their budgets over the coming year, but there are differences across regions of the United States.
Business executives are looking at ways that helping districts with data can boost schools’ ability to respond to requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Small Business Innovation Research program provides grants to early-stage ed-tech companies.
Even though Texas’ K-12 budget offers limited funding to districts, it creates opportunities for education companies that can help schools reduce costs.
On Monday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. EST, EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar to answer questions about the state of K-12 budgets during the 2017-18 school year.
California has granted school districts more autonomy over spending and curriculum, a shift that carries implications for companies trying to do business in the state.
The potential to avoid time-intensive tech maintenance is a big factor driving districts toward cloud computing, according to an exclusive survey by the Education Week Research Center and the Consortium for School Networking.
Analyzing spending at the school level is a goal of the Every Student Succeeds Act, but comparing schools in a meaningful way is likely to require an investment in technology and training.
California’s budget for next year boosts funding for early childhood education and gives districts considerable flexibility in spending decisions.