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.
The new minister of education in Egypt, Tarek Shawki, discusses opportunities and challenges for U.S.-based education companies, efforts to expand digital learning, and Egyptian-American relations.
A new Illinois program, modeled in part on efforts in other states, will encourage districts to replace high school graduation course requirements with alternative systems of their design.
Small school districts are banding together into “clusters” to pump up their purchasing power, establish faster buying decisions, and provide useful feedback to education companies.
When technology and curriculum leaders collaborate closely, as they do in the Sunnyside school district, they present a united front that companies must understand in order to meet a district’s needs,
Gary Appenfelder, director of purchasing for the Nashville school system, talks about why the district is requiring vendors that handle students’ personally identifiable data to carry cyber insurance.
A key state education department official, who tried to help inBloom launch in New York, talks about the lessons learned for ed-tech providers.
A academic scholar who trains future K-12 educators offers advice to vendors on how they can design products and professional development to address teachers’ tech needs and fears.
As the Oakland school district moves into widespread use of digitally driven personalized learning, school leaders want education companies that provide a high level of service.