A federal appeals court rejected Great Minds’ argument that the national office supply chain needs to compensate it for copying K-12 math materials. But a separate case is still moving through the courts.
Christine Willig, the CEO of a newly formed Illuminate Education, plans to focus on “process and people” as she combines five companies into one ed-tech business with a focus on a next-generation data platform, formative assessments, and more.
EdWeek Market Brief asked three educators who are veterans of ISTE to visit the exhibit floor and bring back recommendations of products that impressed them.
The state of Massachusetts needs help developing next-generation assessments for several subjects, and two Texas districts are looking for a continuous improvement consultant and a credit-recovery service.
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.
A program run by the State Educational Technology Directors Association introduces companies to state ed-tech leaders to offer insights into the K-12 market.
LearnZillion will use an “open” educational resource curriculum developed by Illustrative Mathematics, which is also making its academic materials available to other commercial players.
The recent retirement of two Montgomery County administrators, announcing their plans to join Discovery Education, derailed the entire RFP, for which Discovery had submitted a proposal.
Oregon wants assessments for students in alternative educational settings, and Detroit Public Schools are looking for a math intervention program for students in grades 5-8. Prince William County, Va. selected Dimension Data to furnish a data solution.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Jack Lynch argues that effective curriculum is “less about iTunes playlists” and more akin to “a movie, with each scene building on a previous scene,” coherently.