A tool for collecting data on special education student behavior can bring benefits to teachers and other students as well.
Philadelphia eyes a robotics program to support its students with autism and a New Jersey system needs faster internet connections.
A Maryland county school system wants a reading and writing solution. Meanwhile, a Louisiana district seeks superior internet access.
The nonprofit venture will award $1.5 million in grants in an effort to fill what it sees as a gap in the ed-tech market for products meant to serve students with special needs.
Ohio’s third biggest district is looking to hire public affairs consultants, while an Oklahoma district is looking for special education services.
Ohio wants to analyze its early childhood special education outcomes and New Hampshire aims to help low-income youth.
The New Orleans school district is looking to buy a document management system. Newark, N.J., officials are soliciting special education consultants.
Ed-tech companies, with the help of trade groups and K-12 organizations, are trying to find ways to make sure their products meet accessibility guidelines for students with special needs.
Big uncertainties exist about whether online education programs are meeting the needs of special needs students — and whether teacher colleges are preparing educators for that work, a report concludes.
An RFP put out by the nation’s largest school district would have vendors create individualized educational plans for students. Also, a district just north of Detroit wants software to keep track of its students’ extra-curricular activities.