Simba Newsletters are the Source for News on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Education Market

Simba Newsletters are the Source for News on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Education Market

With changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic happening so quickly and continuously, Simba Information is sharing news about the virus-related changes in the K-12 and higher education markets and the companies that serve them.


Edtech Conferences - Updated Cancellations

Edtech Conferences - Updated Cancellations

After receiving questions regarding conference cancellations, a continually updated table was created as a quick reference.


More Money Could Flow to Schools from the States in Fiscal 2021

More Money Could Flow to Schools from the States in Fiscal 2021

As governors across the states begin first-quarter rollouts of budget proposals for fiscal 2021, some common themes are seen across budget proposals in some big states.


Technology at FETC Includes Digital Books

Technology at FETC Includes Digital Books

Enjoy this blog based on the new Simba Information report "K-12 Reading Market Survey Report 2020"


The Changing World of College Course Materials

The Changing World of College Course Materials

In 2019, it seemed that disruption in the higher education space accelerated. Among the headlines was the potential merger of two of the largest traditional publishers of course materials—Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education—as they seek to improve their chances of surviving the disruption and forging a viable path forward in the changing market.


Where Is the Consensus on Testing?

Where Is the Consensus on Testing?

Testing—how much, whether to do it at all, and for what end—continues to be a question in K-12 education.


Schools Test Changes to Measuring Student Achievement

Schools Test Changes to Measuring Student Achievement

The period from 2000 through 2018 as schools went through the No Child Left Behind and Common Core eras saw intensifying pressure around testing and led to the more recent movement to reduce the amount of time spent taking tests and preparing for them. The state of the industry and the market appears to be calming down.


Are College Course Materials Publishers Paying the Price for Changing Strategies?

Are College Course Materials Publishers Paying the Price for Changing Strategies?

Simba Information examines trends surrounding college course materials publishers.


Social Studies Market is Strong in 2019

Social Studies Market is Strong in 2019

"K-12 Social Studies Market Survey Report 2019" provides information on what resources educators are using for social studies instruction and sizes the dollar value of the market for social studies instructional materials in 2019.


Digital Media Projected to Capture 60.1% Share of PreK-12 Instructional Materials in 2019

Digital Media Projected to Capture 60.1% Share of PreK-12 Instructional Materials in 2019

Simba Information estimates that the PreK-12 instructional materials industry generated $8.51 billion in sales in 2018, down 1.2% from an estimated $8.62 billion in 2017.