Birth Rates Impact Enrollment and the Educational Resources Market

Birth Rates Impact Enrollment and the Educational Resources Market

Birth rates in the U.S. were declining even before COVID-19, which looks to be another drag on them.


Webinar Recap: The State of K-12 Education in 2021

Webinar Recap: The State of K-12 Education in 2021

Simba Information’s Managing Editor and Senior Analyst Kathy Mickey joined a panel in a recent webinar of experts by Westchester Education Services. Read how schools have adapted to educate students and support teachers during COVID-19 and what to expect as we look ahead to the new school year.


Companies Offer Guidance as Federal Stimulus Funding Flows

Companies Offer Guidance as Federal Stimulus Funding Flows

With the passage in March of a third COVID-19 relief bill, an unprecedented flow of money is coming to U.S. K-12 schools.


K-12 Focus in 2021: Getting Back to School

K-12 Focus in 2021: Getting Back to School

Expectations are that K-12 learning will take place in a mix of in-person, remote and hybrid models through the rest of the 20-21 school year. As a result, this blog covers some issues that Simba Information expects to play out in the coming year.


Did You Know...Open Access Book Publishing Edition

Enjoy this fast fact from Simba Information’s report, "Open Access Book Publishing 2020-2024"


Cost of Open Access Book Publishing Goes Under the Microscope

Cost of Open Access Book Publishing Goes Under the Microscope

No lunch is free, but OA’s price tag has some losing their appetite


Simba Expects K-12 Industry to See Some--but Low--Growth by 2023

Simba Expects K-12 Industry to See Some--but Low--Growth by 2023

This blog is based on the new Simba Information report "Publishing for the PreK-12 Market, 2020-2021"


Flexibility Is Key for Professional Learning in COVID-19 Pandemic

Flexibility Is Key for Professional Learning in COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis accelerated some trends that were happening already in both student and professional learning, most notably a move to digital learning.


Enrollment & Demographics Impact the Educational Resources Market

Enrollment & Demographics Impact the Educational Resources Market

For PreK-12 educational publishers looking to address the needs of a changing student body, a good source of information is Simba Information's June 2020 report, "PreK-12 Enrollment and Demographics, 2020-2021."


PreK-12 Instructional Materials Industry Adapts to New Market Dynamics

PreK-12 Instructional Materials Industry Adapts to New Market Dynamics

"PreK-12 Instructional Materials Industry Competitive Analysis, 2020" from Simba Information examines how K-12 instructional resource providers are faring in light of various market environmental factors. Obviously, the biggest environmental factor currently is the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.