Colorado officials want to buy a software system to track students outside traditional school settings; the Philadelphia district focuses on academic interventions.
California officials are looking to buy a new assessment system for teacher credentialing, initially budgeted for at least $3 million.
Companies that put in place more transparent, forward-looking data privacy policies are poised to have better dealings with districts over the coming year, according to the results of a proprietary survey of K-12 superintendents.
The Columbus City Schools in Ohio is one of many districts recently to set in motion plans to buy an online curriculum.
Many pilots of ed-tech products occur too late for K-12 systems to make district-wide purchases of those products the next academic year. How can companies overcome that timing disconnect?
Districts are putting big chunks of money into creating centralized electronic management systems for “exceptional students,” including special-needs populations.
A testing vendor, Data Recognition Corporation, wins a $34 million award for statewide testing in South Carolina, after fighting the initial award to a rival.
Districts and states have made purchases, or are considering them, to help them navigate and analyze massive tides of student information, such as the Los Angeles Unified school system’s hiring of Schoology to implement a learning management system.
States and districts in 2015 have taken on ambitious technology and assessment projects, efforts that include Mississippi signing an $110 million contract with a vendor.
A survey of district leaders by Education Week Marketing reveals the times when they are most likely to consider offers from vendors.