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.
Products emphasizing virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, reading, writing, social-emotional learning, classroom design, and other topics resonated with school district leaders.
A Long Island purchasing cooperative wants software for career and technical education services, a Tennessee district is buying social-emotional learning curriculum, and a Mississippi K-12 system is purchasing early-grades reading curriculum.
The state of New Mexico is making a major purchase of state assessments, and the Chicago schools want bids to create an e-commerce marketplace.
A Washington state district is looking to buy curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.
The Buffalo, N.Y., district is seeking an online mathematics intervention program, and the Florida Virtual School needs virtual therapy services for its students.
Nearly half of district leaders have a big need for social-emotional learning interventions for diverse student populations, a new EdWeek Market Brief survey shows.
The Chicago schools are purchasing a college- and career-readiness program, and the Atlanta district is buying an after-school program.