Alicia Duell, the technology director for a K-8 district in Illinois, says usage data plays a key role in her decisions about what ed-tech tools to keep and scrap.
Gerald Crisci, the chief tech and innovation director for the Scarsdale, N.Y., school district, needs companies to help him on tangled issues that extend from data privacy to pricing.
A Texas school leader explains the lessons she’s learned from a national program that encourages ed-tech innovation and best practices.
The superintendent of the Compton Unified School District has overseen a digital shift there, in part through partnerships with ed-tech companies.
K-12 systems have more flexibility to spend federal Title I dollars than they might think, and vendors should understand what’s possible.
Companies should allow for single-classroom purchases, provide on-demand PD, and respond quickly to pilot feedback, say instructional coaches.
The Orange County public schools in Florida have devoted $142 million to technology, and they are carefully monitoring the impact of that investment.
The CIO and CAO of the Los Angeles Unified School District explain why it’s important for education companies to understand how their technology and instructional departments collaborate.
A pair of district leaders say vendors should be able to answer questions about product price and hidden costs.
Miami-Dade schools chief Alberto M. Carvalho talks about what he wants from vendors, and why his district takes a methodical approach to big ed-tech projects.