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May 05, 2015

Educators, Ed-Tech Businesses Exchange Insights at Industry Summit

Educators told vendors what they need in educational technology during an industry meeting in San Francisco this week.

March 31, 2015

Ed-Tech-Industry Awards Set Participation Records

Educators in the United States and abroad judged 395 ed-tech products, narrowing the field to 157 finalists. In May, 28 winners will be announced.

January 13, 2015

Industry Sees Promise, and Cause for Worry, in President's Data-Privacy Plans

Ed-tech companies have voiced concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space.

December 10, 2014

Ed-Tech Market Grows More Than 5 Percent, Industry Association Reports

The ed-tech market grew to almost $8.4 billion last year, according to an analysis by the Software & Information Industry Association.

October 08, 2014

Ed-Tech Companies Pledge Data-Privacy Protections, Draw Skepticism

Companies now have a voluntary pledge for privacy practices they can sign as K-12 service providers, but some privacy advocates say it doesn't go far enough.

June 30, 2014

Survey Reveals Worries About Schools' Readiness for Online Testing

The use of technology, including "bring-your-own-device" programs, is increasingly common in K-12 schools, but significant needs remain, according to the Software & Information Industry Association.

April 11, 2013

Are NCLB Waivers, Common Core Creating New Markets, Innovations?

As states implement common core standards, new markets are opening for education materials, according to panelists at a software and industry association gathering.

January 17, 2013

Market for Education Software, Digital Products Has Grown, Analysis Shows

The market for education software and digital products grew by more than 3.5 percent and now stands at $7.7 billion, new research shows.

December 28, 2012

Educational Software Market Continues to Grow, Report Says

A modest increase in the market's total value was attributed to sizable gains in software for administrative tasks, professional development, and testing.


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