A school system in Missouri needs a transportation routing software, and the Des Moines, Iowa, district is seeking vendors to help with out-of-school programs.
A Missouri district has put out an RFP for an automatic notification system to parents, and a Texas district is buying a dyslexia program for Spanish speaking students.
The Los Angeles Unified School District is buying PD focused on promoting alignment to state academic standards, and a Georgia school system needs game-based STEM learning software.
A Maryland district is looking to buy classroom materials for an American government program, and a Mississippi school system is looking for PD.
The third-largest school district in Georgia is purchasing a volunteer management system; the Wake Forest, N.C. system is seeking a system to collect data on employee experiences; an Alabama district wants software to help manage its nutrition program.
A school system in South Carolina is in the market for a paperless student referral system while a school district in Missouri wants an LMS. A school system in Texas wants a data collection system that can monitor various platforms for threats.
Many education companies struggle to avoid product “bloat,” and don’t go far enough in questioning their assumptions about what districts and educators need.
The Newark, N.J. district is requesting a new public enrollment system, while Houston seeks career and technical education curricula, programs, and equipment. Richmond schools need new Chromebooks.
A Washington state district is looking to buy curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.
A study that looked at ed-tech usage in schools found that on average, 67 percent of educational software licenses go unused.