James Burnett spent years doing professional development in the U.S. before selling his first product here. Now his company is working in all 50 states and 14 countries.
A Utah school system is looking to purchase student enrollment software, and a Texas district has awarded IXL Learning a three-year contract for online math resources.
A pair of big Maryland districts are planning on making major curriculum purchases, while a New Jersey district is looking for an online instructional system to help students.
The Center for American Progress identified the math and English/language arts curricula in most of the 30 largest school districts and compared the ratings of those products.
A Maryland district needs English and math materials, a Wisconsin district needs science materials, and Albuquerque needs language proficiency assessments.
The tech corporation and the Future Farmers of America are partnering to develop academic resources for the youth organization’s 650,000 members.
Illustrative Mathematics CEO Lisa O’Masta, who leads one of the country’s biggest providers of open educational resources, explains what districts want from curriculum.
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.