A Missouri district chooses Frontline to help manage and track its substitute teachers. Virginia aims to offer a voluntary statewide special education system to better coordinate local data by January 2017.
College and career-readiness platform sold to Arizona district. The platform, Naviance, will be used to provide college counseling for a student body that has seen a large influx of English language learners in recent years. Across the country, Providence R.I.’s school system is looking for a vendor to ensure its teaching is culturally appropriate. Recent Solicitations Active/upcoming…
The Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson will redevelop California’s teacher credentialing evaluations and create administrator assessments while a district in Washington state with an inefficient student information system wants a new provider.
Contracts with the biggest districts typically get the most attention and are the most lucrative. But the vast majority of the nation’s school districts have fewer than 2,500 students–and those systems offer terrific opportunities for companies.
Boston is looking for formative assessments in math and English, and Florida’s flagship virtual education program, the Florida Virtual School, appears to have settled on an LMS provider.
Tennessee has hired Questar to give state exams, and in Utah, the Waterford Institute won a big government grant to expand online pre-K education.
New York University’s Steinhardt School is partnering with StartEd Companies to establish an accelerator and incubator program. And the market for ed-tech acquisitions is heating up outside the United States.
The largest school district in the country is giving vendors an opportunity to share their plans for improving the Big Apple’s professional development for academic intervention services. Missouri’s statewide education agency announced that it would hang onto its incumbent test-writing vendor.
School districts will be able to compare ed-tech companies’ pricing and contracts through a partnership between The Technology for Education Consortium and the Lea(R)n.
The Frederick, Va., schools award a $3 million contract for software-as-a-service; and a San Antonio-area system looks for Web programming and maintenance help.