Companies funded by New Markets Venture Partners will receive help from the IMS Global Learning Consortium on “interoperability,” or district demands for seamless integration of data across ed-tech products.
The state of Indiana needs survey design and implementation services, while Philadelphia is in the market for a proven SEL curriculum and Sacramento wants an LMS for professional development.
Connecticut’s Greenwich schools wants computer and data technology equipment; the Welasco, Texas district is seeking an internet content filtering system; and Queen Anne’s public schools in Maryland needs a new LMS.
Vermont is looking for assistance creating a master schedule, and the Hillsborough County School Board in Florida wants an alternative education program for at-risk high school students.
South Carolina state officials want a vendor to help review an early-childhood program, and the Atlanta district is looking for a visitor-management platform.
Spring Branch ISD seeks post-secondary guidance for high-achieving, under-served students. Virginia’s Richmond County schools want a ClassLink single sign-on system. The Middletown Public Schools, R.I., are looking for a student information system.
Learning analytics companies, vendors selling directly to teachers in the K-12 market, and smaller providers could face challenges complying with the sweeping new policy.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Frontline Education announced plans to acquire K-12 business information systems provider Prologic. Also, New Markets Venture Partners closed a $68 million fund focused on education technology and innovation.
Idaho plans to implement a teacher evaluation platform for 168 school districts and charters, and Brevard County Schools, Fla., wants web-based grade book software. Twin Rivers USD, Calif., purchased a CMS from CatapultK12.
Knoxville area schools seek software to identify student skill gaps, and New Jersey’s Bridgewater-Raritan district plans to purchase a new student information system. Montgomery County Schools, Md., chose Episerver to provide a district-wide content management system.