SaaS Explained: Why More SaaS Options are Needed in K-12 Education


Over the past decade, the software industry as a whole has seen a swell in adoption of cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) applications.

edtech digestBut you might be wondering what that means for K-12 schools? Or even just wondering, “What the heck is the cloud? And SaaS?” — that’s OK, too.

Our CEO Benjamin Heuston can help answer your questions: In this recent guest column on EdTech Digest, he explains SaaS and shares his top five reasons K-12 schools should consider SaaS as a way to get the most out of their technology budgets. They include:

  • lower costs;
  • painless, continual access to the latest technology;
  • better customer service
  • more flexible and transparent budgeting;
  • and anytime, anywhere learning.

These are a few of the reasons we moved our cloud-based curriculum to a SaaS model this year. Read Benj’s full guest column to learn more about SaaS and its benefits.


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