The Broward County, Fla., school district is planning to buy a student information system, and the Madison, Wis., schools needs to purchase a measurement tool for students with disabilities.
The chief academic officer of a 13,000-student district says he weighs vendor-produced research as he investigates whether a digital product or service is right for students.
The Howard County, Md., districts is looking for vendor to evaluate various K-12 programs, and a Phoenix-area K-12 system wants textbooks across subjects.
The Federal Way system in Washington will expand its wireless network to accommodate more mobile devices; a New Hampshire district seeks a new website; and a Georgia district wants new Chromebooks and arts.
Kentucky’s Fayette County is looking to buy a K-8 STEM program for girls; and an Alabama school system is planning a big Chromebook purchase.
A procurement expert from the nation’s 9th-largest school system says the top reason some vendor contracts fail is due to cumulative neglect.
The largest school district in Maryland is looking to buy a new student information system, and the Buffalo school district is seeking to buy an array of pre-K resources.
A Georgia district needs literacy instruction materials for students with disabilities, and a Missouri district wants to buy visitor management system. A Texas district seeks career-technical education materials.
The Round Rock, Texas school district is offering a five-year contract for a career- and college-readiness provider; a Virginia district seeks to upgrade its digital infrastructure; and the Buffalo district wants new audio-visual equipment.
There are many reasons why K-12 districts don’t put out public bids for purchases. But proactive companies can put themselves in a position to win that under-the-radar work, anyway.