How Big Is the Ed-Tech Market in a World of Common Core and MOOCs? #makereducation

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Informative piece in The Atlantic on the current state of the Ed-Tech market.

Every few months, a new study claims that gadgets in the classroom don’t improve learning—but that hasn’t stopped the educational technology market’s steady upward climb.

The ed-tech market totaled $8.38 billion in the 2012-13 academic year, the most recent year the Education Technology Industry Network has such information available. That number is up from $7.9 billion the year before, and up 11.7 percent from 2009, when the network began compiling these annual reports.

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