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.


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."


Educational Technology Companies Support Customers and Provide Free Content with Schools Closed

Educational Technology Companies Support Customers and Provide Free Content with Schools Closed

Some common themes are emerging as educational technology companies address the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Simba Information.


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.