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.
A watchdog organization is questioning whether a cooperative purchasing program that relies on Amazon’s online marketplace is hurting businesses in local communities around the country.
Susan Enfield runs a high-profile district in Washington state, and wants you to understand what superintendents are up against in procurement.