Gerald Crisci, the chief tech and innovation director for the Scarsdale, N.Y., school district, needs companies to help him on tangled issues that extend from data privacy to pricing.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks at which types of academic resources, by subject area, K-12 buyers are most likely to reject because of price concerns.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks at what district administrators want from companies on clarity and transparency of their products’ costs and supports.
Verizon announced Thursday that the company would not charge any additional fees to Remind for text messages sent over its platform.
The school communication service said that the price increase per text will make free SMS service impossible to sustain for Verizon customers.
Exclusive survey suggests optimal timing is relatively early in the sales process in case there are budget constraints that make a purchase unrealistic.
Evidence of effectiveness is by far educators’ number 1 priority when it comes to the instructional products marketed to their districts and schools, new survey shows.
Both established companies and startups can help themselves in pilot tests by providing cost estimates, offering excellent technical support, and building buy-in across a district.
Survey of 3,000 educators shows how much purchasing influence drops for teachers, school administrators, and district leaders as the cost of curricula goes up.
The What Works Clearinghouse will be updating information about costs for interventions it has evaluated, said Mark Schneider, the director of the Institute of Education Sciences.