Twelve vendors were pre-approved to offer K-12 assessments in Virginia districts, and Fairfax County Public Schools, Va., chose a career and technical education assessment provider. Atlanta Public Schools selected two math blended learning solutions.
Parkway School District, Mo., wants a malware and virus detector, and Washington County Public Schools, Md., will buy digital textbooks in two math courses. Jersey City Public Schools seeks professional development for teachers using Google Classroom.
The big Canadian publisher Nelson has reached a deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to distribute the American company’s materials across Canada.
The Injini program, which describes itself as Africa’s first ed-tech incubator, is trying to support businesses that can have a transformative effect on learning across the the continent.
Amazon will use its TenMarks brand to introduce an online writing curriculum built on the platform it has in place for math.
Districts from Los Angeles, Calif. to Hoboken, N.J. and Cleveland, Miss. need instructional services, materials and programs for their students.
The Council of the Great City Schools has organized 11 districts in an effort to jointly buy instructional materials for English-language learners, with an initial focus on math resources.
A Mississippi school district is looking for language arts and math curricula, and a Tennessee county board of education has its sights on buying college- and career-readiness software.
K-12 systems have more flexibility to spend federal Title I dollars than they might think, and vendors should understand what’s possible.
Open Up Resources, a nonprofit vowing to compete with commercial publishers for contracts, is partnering with EL Education to provide English/language arts content.