Dallas Dance’s Case Leads to Effort to Increase Ed-Tech Vendor/School System Relationship Transparency

The ISTE conference, the self-proclaimed “Epicenter of EdTech,” is held annually.  ISTE 2018 took place at the end of June in Chicago.  As reported by EdWeek’s Market Brief, the year’s conference included a new focus:

“One thing that will be different at ISTE this year is a fresh effort to increase transparency around the relationships between ed-tech vendors and school administrators and teachers. The issue appeared repeatedly in the headlines this school year, with the New York Times taking a critical look at teachers serving as company “brand ambassadors” and former Baltimore County, Md., superintendent Dallas Dance sentenced to 6 months in jail for not disclosing consulting work.”

One good thing from the Dance Era.

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