The K-12 mobile device market is booming. A new report from market research firm FutureSource Consulting forecasts that shipments of laptops, tablets and Chromebooks to the U.S. education market could jump by 27 percent this year, the product of districts and private schools buying mobile devices in bulk for remote learning in a COVID-19 era.…
An Arizona high school district needs English language development textbook adoptions, while the Clark County, Nev., district wants Investment management services.
In this new instructional environment caused by the coronavirus outbreak, educators are worried about screen time, the digital divide and more.
School districts are getting more serious about giving every student a laptop or tablet, as devices have become a more critical learning tool amid COVID-19.
As district budgets contract during the COVID-19 crisis, the E-rate is likely to become a key source of funding for schools trying to improve their internet connectivity.
Because the economic rescue package will be used to cover so many district needs, the law will likely fall short in addressing many ed-tech priorities, a pair of advocates predict.
School systems are scrambling to make emergency purchases now, while they consider what school closures and potential state cuts will mean in the long term.
Service providers can now offer free Internet and other technologies to schools through Sept. 30, said the FCC.
As the coronavirus crisis takes hold, companies reaching out to districts need to act with empathy, smarts, and sensitivity.
The Education Technology Joint Powers Authority, in operation for only a year, has attracted widespread interest from school districts and vendors alike.