The use of learning management and communications tools, and virtual curriculum, have soared since the coronavirus forced lessons to go online.
Kansas City Schools in Missouri need a student information system, and the St. Lucie district in Florida is buying SEL software.
A New Jersey district is buying a behavior and discipline referral platform, and the Ogden, Utah, school system is looking to purchase a variety of products in literacy, student engagement, and other areas.
COVID-19 is intensifying school districts’ focus on products’ accessibility and tailoring products for use by students with various special needs.
Locating consultants to help with schools’ continuous improvement is a priority for Washington, while the Douglas County district in Georgia is looking for bids on Google Suite for Education.
The Plano district in Texas wants digital language labs, and another Texas school system, the La Joya ISD, is planning to buy a learning management system.
A Georgia district wants a cloud-based LMS to handle the demands of hybrid and online learning, and an Iowa school system is buying school-based social-emotional services.
The Round Rock Independent School District in Texas is looking for a digital curriculum and blended learning program. Baltimore is looking for a comprehensive high school literacy program.
School districts are getting more serious about giving every student a laptop or tablet, as devices have become a more critical learning tool amid COVID-19.
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has acquired Instructure, developer of the popular Canvas Learning Management System.