The Los Angeles Unified school system is looking for a vendor to provide support to schools focused on devices and tech platforms; a Washington state school system plans to hire company to support professional learning communities.
Education funding for everything from PD to ed tech will remain the same or increase in fiscal 2019–if the House of Representatives approves the spending bill and the president signs it by September 30.
Verizon is challenging ed-tech developers to find innovative ways uses of 5G technology to engage middle school students in under-resourced communities.
Utah is looking for a curriculum review app. A Texas district needs a special education curriculum, while a New Jersey district seeks PD for middle school teachers.
Texas districts are looking for a digital assessment library and special education services, while a Tennessee district needs a blended-learning resource.
The Miami-Dade district is seeking professional development services, while Franklin, N.J. schools need interpretation services for a special education program, and the Granite, Utah district wants consultants for food services.
A New Jersey district is seeking special education auditing services, and the Austin Independent School district is looking for software focused on its special-needs population. The Minnesota Department of Education, meanwhile, is in the market for technical services focused on teacher licensing.
The San Antonio school system needs a contractor to help strengthen ties between K-12 career-and-tech programs and the workforce. Mississippi state officials, meanwhile, want to assist districts that are piloting programs for students with dyslexia
Educators at the annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education said education companies should focus on text-to-speech capabilities, switch accessibility, assistive technology, and other supports for students with special needs.
A Florida district wants a system to handle up to 100,000 students’ information, while the Stamford, Conn. schools are seeking consultants to help manage data. In Texas, the Fort Worth district wants academic/educational consultants.