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Strategies & Insights for Technology Leaders in K-12 8/26/2021

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  • As Tablets Decline, Notebooks Will Drive Growth in Computing Devices

    Computing devices are seeing slower-than-expected growth this year, owing largely to shortages caused by the public policy response to the pandemic. Nevertheless, overall growth in 2021 will be positive, according to a new report. However, that growth will continue to slow through 2025, with tablets actually going seeing negative growth. Education is one of the positive drivers.


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  • Smart Buildings More Popular in Ed than Pre-Pandemic

    A global survey among school and college facilities managers found that two-thirds (65%) were more likely to invest in smart building solutions now than they were before the pandemic.

  • Remote Learning Kills Student Engagement

    A new study of data generated by an education platform has found that K-12 students in states that allowed in-person learning during the 2020-2021 school year showed more engagement in learning than students residing in states where fully remote learning was the norm.


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