Product developers, investors, and researchers who advise vendors describe emerging areas of demand in serving special needs populations.
The work of vendors in three school districts provides a roadmap for successful collaboration that can lead to repeat business.
A risk management system is needed in Colorado and an education service center in Texas is looking for special education support.
The Milken-Penn Graduate School of Education Business Plan Competition awarded more than $140,000 in prizes to ed-tech startups this year on its 10th anniversary.
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.
New York state will be making awards to districts for PD focused on helping teachers with computer science, engineering, and/or ed-tech skills.
EdWeek Market Brief’s survey found that district administrators are calling for services that address a variety of instructional, student, and data needs.
A Texas school system is planning to hire a company to help with curriculum consulting and design, and the Miami-Dade schools need support services for disadvantaged students.
San Antonio is looking for special education materials and related PD, while another Texas district needs an online PD management system. A Mississippi district seeks career- and technical-education program materials.
The Department of Education’s Small Business Innovation Research grants focus on improving teaching, learning, and school administration in education or special education