Nearly half of Chicago teachers say they do not have curriculum available in the subject they teach. The Curriculum Equity Initiative, with a new curriculum, assessments, and data analytics, is the district’s response.
The state of New Mexico is making a major purchase of state assessments, and the Chicago schools want bids to create an e-commerce marketplace.
Chicago schools need a system for managing their contractors, while a Mississippi district is requesting professional development. Meanwhile, a Texas district is seeking academic and educational consultant services.
The state of Massachusetts will fund proposals for STEM curriculum, and a Maryland school system is preparing to make a big purchase of science kits.
The Metro Nashville schools need a platform for English learners’ individual learning plans, while the Henry County, Ga. district wants an LMS and the state of Washington seeks professional development consultants.
More school districts are monitoring the usage of the digital learning resources they buy. That means ed-tech providers need to make sure teachers and educators see their products as must-have tools in classrooms.
A pair of Texas districts are planning to buy data systems focused improving student achievement and operations, and on attendance, respectively; and an urban New Jersey system needs energy-related science equipment.
Strong customer service can help forge the kinds of relationships that make district leaders perceive your company as a long-term ally, a new EdWeek Market Brief survey reveals.
The Buffalo, N.Y., district is seeking an online mathematics intervention program, and the Florida Virtual School needs virtual therapy services for its students.
Rural districts are often more innovative and willing to spend on new products than companies realize, say two experts on rural schools.