The California ed-tech joint powers authority is in the market for help desk solutions, while a New Jersey school system is seeking a positive discipline program.
The El Monte Union High School District has put out an RFP for a student information system.
Age of Learning is partnering with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for well-known book titles, while Pearson begins a national testing contract with Egypt. ETS and Khan Academy are partnering to offer aspiring teachers free test prep, and Impero Software names a new CEO.
The personalized learning tech provider AltSchool will become Altitude Learning, and give up management of its schools.
Companies have already brought artificial intelligence into education products focused on student well-being, math instruction, personalized academic pathways, and even building maintenance.
The two organizations have created a MAP Accelerator platform that will be piloted with 150,000 students in math for the 2019-20 school year.
Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates, assesses the K-12 marketplace of the future, while marking a major milestone at his company.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) found that more states are providing guidance to help districts select and implement digital instructional materials.
The South Carolina district is planning to undertake a website transformation, and the Special School District of St. Louis County, Mo., wants tailor-made learning software for students with disabilities.
Affordability, educational impact, and data-privacy protections are key features schools will want in AI-driven products, says Jeff Dieffenbach, the associate director of the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative.