Five superintendents who have been recognized for their leadership talk about the products, and the performance, they wish they were receiving from vendors.
A social-emotional learning curriculum is needed in Wake County, N.C., while an Arizona school system needs help revising its English language immersion program.
The Broward County schools are looking to buy a platform to manage parental choice, while a Silicon Valley high school district wants a software platform to help with social-emotional learning issues.
Many resources focused on social-emotional learning don’t help schools make connections between different problems confronting students, explains Denise Herrmann.
The Springfield, Missouri, school system is looking for a vendor that can provide it with research and evaluation, and a Southern California agency needs after-school services.
Catapult Learning will provide PD for special education teachers within the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity. Edsby is building a data platform for 800,000 students in New Zealand. And social-emotional learning company Aperture Education is partnering with Dovetail Learning.
A California purchasing consortium has a need for assessment platforms, and the St. Louis district is looking for vendors who can focus on improving school climate.
A U.S.-based provider of social-emotional learning products is partnering with a Chinese company, and Discovery Education has acquired a virtual/augmented reality company.
Illuminate Education brings FastBridge Learning under its umbrella, while ACT acquires social-emotional learning company Mawi Learning. Meanwhile, India-based educational app provider Byju’s raised $150 million.
The Seattle schools are investing in literacy intervention services and related professional development, and a New York regional educational services agency is looking for web-based human-resources software.