The most active states have 10 or more common-core related bids, RFPs or awarded contracts on record; more than half of states have had none or one, as of 2013.
New Mexico’s state purchasing agent, Lawrence O. Maxwell, has denied a protest of a major common-core testing contract that was filed by the American Institutes for Research.
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like “business partners.”
New Mexico state officials describe a protest over a major common-core testing contract by the American Institutes for Research as “frivolous,” in a filing with the state purchasing director.
Schoology, an American developer of learning management systems, has won a contract to deliver services in Uruguay, which has embarked on one of the world’s most ambitious ed-tech projects.
Education Week’s new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, offers a broad look at the landscape of buyers and sellers operating in and around K-12 systems.
Hilary Noskin, a former general counsel with the New Mexico department of education, signed a contract between the state and an after-school provider despite her having a connection to that company, according to a media report.
Industry officials offered contrasting views of how quickly the print-to-digital transition in K-12 publishing is playing out.
Decisions about what cloud-based education technology K-12 schools use should be centralized in district offices, say researchers from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society.
An official from the market research company MDR told educational publishers that their companies are likely to see better days as K-12 school budgets improve.