Research & Forecasts


5 Tools for Technology Transformation in Schools

A new report from CoSN explores five ways that technology has the ability to accelerate K-12 innovation.

Education Helping to Drive Massive Surge in AR & VR

Augmented and virtual reality will see explosive growth in the next five years, driving in large part by education — both K–12 and post-secondary.

WiFi 6 to Drive Continued Growth in Wireless Networking Hardware

The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.

Gaming Computers and 2-in-1 Devices Surge as Overall Computing Market Slides

While traditional personal computers and tablets are continuing to lose their luster worldwide, other types of computing devices are holding strong.

Report: The Right Policies Are Needed for Microcredentials to Succeed

Two education nonprofits examined the challenges and possibilities posed by the use of microcredentials as a structure for helping teachers get the professional learning they need.

Server Shipments Decline, While Increased Price Points Drive Revenues Upward

The server market contracted in terms of volume in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues increased compared to the same period a year ago.

SETDA: More States Supporting Digital Shift in Ed

For the last five years, the State Education Technology Directors Association has monitored how well schools and districts have weathered the transition to digital learning. Today, the organization released its latest snapshot of those efforts, finding that the number of states with definitions, guidance and policies supporting the use of digital instructional materials and resources "continues to increase annually."

NEPC Report: Time to 'Hit Pause Button' on Virtual Schools

Do online schools deserve their reputation for expanding student choice, providing more tailored approaches to learning and making public education more cost-efficient? No way, according to a new three-part research brief released by the National Education Policy Center.

Tough Questions on Achieving Equitable CS Ed

A new guide has provided insight for school administrators who are struggling to implement equitable K-12 computer science education.

NAEP Data Reveals Uneven Music Access

A new analysis by the Education Commission of the States has identified those states where students do and don't play musical instruments outside of school.

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