The startup Trace Innovations offers a window into efforts to deliver contract tracing to schools — and potentially integrate those systems into other forms of ed tech.
There are several key questions about what kinds of technologies are eligible for funding under a new, $7 billion program overseen by the FCC to improve students at-home internet access.
Many school systems applying for E-rate funding this year are focused on a new set of needs, and their shifting priorities have implications for ed-tech companies.
Low bandwidth in students’ homes poses a challenge for education companies. Here’s how they’re responding, with products and workarounds.
The San Antonio Independent School District’s big investment in technology has created new opportunities for instruction, but has also brought hurdles the system is trying to overcome.
A new emergency relief package provides $57 billion in aid to K-12 schools. After a delay, it was signed into law by President Trump on Sunday.
Education companies that either weren’t involved in education at all, or had a relatively narrow interest in it, are finding ways to serve the market during COVID-19.
New Hampshire’s Department of Education has issued an RFP for vendors to provide support and services for preschool special education coordinators.
The CEO of Spiral, an interactive learning platform that was recently snapped up by Discovery Education, talks about the key factors companies need to weigh before they agree to an acquisition.
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.…