Back to the Future: ESSA Becomes Law

President Obama on Dec. 10 signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act, reauthorizing the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act and marking the first revision of ESEA since 2002 when the No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law.

The new law returns more control to the states and local school boards for setting educational policy, identifying and determining corrective actions for struggling schools, and measurement metrics for evaluating teachers.

This shift in power—and ...


Simba Information’s K-12 Enrollment by Subject, School Year 2015-2016

Simba Information’s K-12 Enrollment by Subject, School Year 2015-2016

Many factors influence whether or not a product introduced into the education market will be a success. In the most basic terms, the largest potential market for a product is the number of teachers and students who are potential users.

In K-12 Enrollment by Subject, School Year 2015-2016, Simba Information provides estimates on the number of K-12 students enrolled in courses in various subject areas. To generate the data, Simba drew on third-party sources and utilized an estimating method deve...