Report Shows Growth in PreK-12 Education Software Market (Education News)
The software industry serving the preK-12 market has grown by more than 3% over the course of 2011 to about $7.7 billion, according to a report put together by the Consulting Services for Education on behalf of the education division of the Software and Information Industry Association. The report – titled 2011 U.S. Education Technology Industry Market: PreK-12 Report – provided an analysis of data voluntarily submitted by 105 service providers, developers and publishers from around the country.
This is the second annual vendor study conducted by the SIIA and examines the size, direction and trends of the market for educational software and other digital educational content. The authors also looked at how the growth in the industry plays out in context of government policy on education and education funding, as well as in relation to other related industries like hardware and technology. Read more >