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After one and a half years of disruptive learning caused by the pandemic, nearly 100% of PreK-12 students returned to school full time by the third quarter of 2021. During the 2020-2021 school year, there were 18,254 public school districts and 98,609 public schools.
Simba has estimated that the total market size for the PreK Reading Instructional Market for 2022 was estimated to be $411 million and is forecast to grow to $447.6 million by 2025.
College course materials will decrease 3.5% to $3.1 billion in 2022, reversing the previous year’s one year period of positive results. Sales of course materials are expected to continue a slow decline by slightly over 2.0% over the next couple of years.
Simba’s Global Professional Publishing 2022-2026 market research report has found that that the total market for this category is valued at $74.7 billion for 2021, which represents a gain of 4.9% over 2020.
The 2021-2022 instructional materials adoption season was a year of recovery for the publishing market, as most districts made decisions in accordance with the traditional academic schedule.
In today’s global market, it’s more important than ever to understand the changing dynamics of scholarly and professional publishing. Rely on Simba Information’s report to build your growth plan for this year and beyond.
This in-depth report addresses the opportunities in the PreK-12 school market and the strategies at work in the industry that provide instructional materials to schools.
In 2021, the market for business information top competitors in the tax, accounting and business information publishing market generated a total of $28.9 billion, an increase of 10.5% from 2020, powered by strong growth from several key players, notably Garter, Intuit, Dow Jones and Xero.
Simba has estimated that the total market sales of the PreK-12 assessment market reached over $2.825 billion in 2021-2022. Breaking down that figure by key segments, state level summative assessments represent 37.8% of the market, and nearly two-thirds of the market can be attributed specifically to classroom assessments.
In this report Simba examines the competitive landscape of publishers of PreK-12 instructional materials. The report finds that publishers are making a variety of adjustments to be competitive and successful to deal with the realities of the lingering impacts of Covid.