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.
Texas districts are looking for a digital assessment library and special education services, while a Tennessee district needs a blended-learning resource.
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
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.
Learning games and data dashboards are trending in the 21 awards from the U.S. Education Department’s Small Business Innovation Research program.
Schools expect the technology they use to be accessible to students who are blind and have other disabilities, and those expectations are finding their way into contract language.
DeKalb county schools wants a single sign-on solution, and Phoenix Union High School District seeks a web-based writing platform with plagiarism detection capabilities.
New York’s state education department requests summer college-prep programs for deaf students, while an Alaska district is looking for a student information system, and a rural Missouri district wants new networking equipment.