Tulsa Public Schools will purchase a learning management system to support its academic growth plan, and Cincinnati Public Schools wants an administrative management system. Gainesville City Schools, Ga., seeks a vendor to design a website and accompanying mobile app.
A Colorado school system is looking for a management system to track visitors, and Connecticut district wants help with a search for a superintendent.
In this week’s dealmaking news, assessment developer ACT invested adaptive learning company Smart Sparrow. Also, K-12 engagement platform LivingTree acquired fundraising platform Edbacker and PeopleAdmin acquired Performance Matters.
Indiana’s Department of Education seeks a statewide English-language learner database, while districts in Colorado and Texas want software for school operations.
A district technology leader attending the FETC conference this week explains how he chooses among Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon products.
Google’s Chromebooks still dominate the U.S. market, and Microsoft’s new changes seem aimed at trying to answer and one-up its rival.
Companies including a text messaging app and a provider of STEM tools for teachers raised funding. Also, educational games provider Jumpstart acquired online math program Sokikom, and Microsoft and PowerSchool unveiled a new partnership.
Tennessee’s education department wants a database to track special education compliance, while a Maryland system wants backup software and Maine is looking for learning centers.
Illinois is looking for high school accountability assessments, including a college entrance exam. Dallas seeks a learning management system for pre-K-12, and Montgomery Public Schools, Ala., wants network cabling materials.
K-12 systems in Washington state and California are planning to buy student enrollment systems, and a Colorado district has put out an RFP for a learning management platform.