Massachusetts officials have hired an organization to develop reports that can help local school systems allocate resources wisely.
Districts have shown a growing appetite for using software-as-a-service models to meet their instructional and academic needs, but they need support and training to make it happen.
School district attorneys are taking a closer look at companies’ refund policies, privacy safeguards, and the issue of out-of-state providers as they review cloud-computing contracts.
The 26-year-old Education Industry Association has stopped operations, and its 80 members are absorbed into the Software & Information Industry Association’s ed-tech network.
The products being purchased in New York will be used primarily for back-end functions such as visitor management software, cyber security, and health-records management.
A California district leader explains how his system doesn’t just measure the success of ed-tech products by academic outcomes, but by ease of implementation, too.
The sweeping new federal education law could have big implications for state and local spending on school interventions, tutoring, classroom technology, academic content, and other priorities.
The push for “interoperability” is forcing content providers to make important decisions—about which standards to adopt or ignore, how much time and money to devote to that work, and how to anticipate and adjust to shifting district demands.
Two more new technology companies say they’ve agreed to provide $400 million worth of goods and services for schools’ digital efforts, as part of the White House’s “ConnectED” program.