An EdWeek Market Brief survey asks about how districts plan to spend federal money — on social-emotional learning, curriculum, PD and other needs — over the next two years.
A survey of school district leaders found that 13 percent reported their schools use the Committee for Children’s curriculum product, a finding that offers lessons learned for other SEL providers.
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.