A school system in Missouri needs a transportation routing software, and the Des Moines, Iowa, district is seeking vendors to help with out-of-school programs.
WhiteHat Jr. raised $10 million in funding, while Classcraft received a $7.5 million investment. Trilogy Mentors, a startup, raised funding in a pre-seed round. And Renaissance has added William H. Sadlier, Inc., as a strategic partner.
The Broward County schools are looking to buy a platform to manage parental choice, while a Silicon Valley high school district wants a software platform to help with social-emotional learning issues.
Catapult Learning will provide PD for special education teachers within the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. Edsby is building a data platform for 800,000 students in New Zealand. And social-emotional learning company Aperture Education is partnering with Dovetail Learning.
EdWeek Market Brief looks at how Edsby, a Canadian company, scored a nationwide contract to bring its student information system to New Zealand’s 800,000 students.
K-12 ed-tech businesses and low-tech companies are among those selected to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in education.
EdWeek Market Brief’s survey found that district administrators are calling for services that address a variety of instructional, student, and data needs.
A school system in Tennessee will buy a student online assessment, intervention and adaptive instructional software; the Richmond, Va. district is in the market for multi-sensory language instructional tools; and a Utah school system wants a student assessment and data management solution.
A school system in South Carolina is in the market for a paperless student referral system while a school district in Missouri wants an LMS. A school system in Texas wants a data collection system that can monitor various platforms for threats.
Some companies see the potential for blockchain to transform K-12 administrative tasks. But are school district officials ready to take the leap?