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NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2012-2013

PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2012-2013 applies Simba Information's branded expertise in the educational publishing industry to the dynamic market for high-stakes state testing and classroom assessment.

This all-new edition of Simba's popular

Academic Testing

report offers decision-makers in all facets of the PreK-12 instructional materials industry insights into the most current business information and market trends affecting the highly competitive testing segment.

PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2012-2013

provides an overview of the K-12 academic testing market and its key segments: high-stakes statewide testing and formative assessment at the district, school and classroom levels. It drills down each segment, providing market data and forecasts for both print and online testing.The focus of the report is an analysis of the impact of the adoption of the state-led Common Core State Standards with the pending new common assessments, including the goal of having those assessment systems be delivered online. While the new assessment programs currently are targeted to mathematics and reading/English language arts, the expectation is that high-stakes tests and classroom assessments in other subjects also will move online.

PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2012-2013

also provides a complete rundown of the leading vendors currently supplying products and services to the U.S. school testing market. This report is a must-have market and business intelligence tool for publishers and editors, as well as marketing, business development and investment professionals charged with developing strategies to succeed in the U.S. school testing market.

Table of Contents


Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Industry Size and Structure


Types of Tests

Testing Market Size and Segments

Consortia Define Future of Assessment

Technology Signals Definite Change

Roles of Vendors

Work to be Done

Federal Funding Plays Big Role in States' Efforts

States Are Font of Most Spending on Testing

Unsettled Federal Policy/Legislation Picture

Table 1.1: PreK-12 Testing Terminology

Table 1.2: Testing Segments and Market Share 2010-2011 vs. 2011-2012

Table 1.3: SBAC & PARCC Tests Common Features

Table 1.4: Contrasts Between SMARTER Balanced and PARCC Consortia

Table 1.5: State Status With Respect to Common Core Standards and Assessments

Table 1.6: Vendors Awarded Consortium Assessment Contracts to Date

Table 1.7: PARCC and SBAC Development Timelines

Table 1.8: Potential Federal Sources of Funding For Assessments

Table 1.9: Funding Sources for PreK-12 Assessments

Chapter 2: High Stakes State Testing


Vendors Jockey for Position

Transition Issues: New vs. Old

Variety as well as Commonality

Texas Transitions on its Own

The Move Online

Computer Adaptive Testing Finds Niche

Infrastructure Still Found Wanting

Guidance on Devices

Implications of Going Mobile

The State of States' Readiness

Toward 2014

Other Trends in State Testing

Science Gets a Public View

College- and Career-Readiness

Writing on the Rise

End-of-Course Exams Continue

Potential in Gifted and Talented

Testing the Teacher

PreK Testing Grows

Case Studies Spotlight Utah, Ohio, Missouri and Vermont

Utah: Early Online Adopter

Ohio: Prepping for 2014

Missouri: Already Thinking Science

Vermont Likes SBAC Model

Table 2.1: Market Share of State Tests, 2010-2011 vs. 2011-2012

Table 2.2: Online Testing Market Size and Share, 2011-2012

Table 2.3: SETDA Member States with Online Testing Programs, Year of Launch and

Test Providers

Table 2.4: Industry-Wide Consortia for School Reforms

Chapter 3: Classroom-Level Assessments


Trends Driving Classroom Assessment Adoption

Main Sources of Assessments

The Role of Response to Intervention

State-Driven Formative Assessment Initiatives

Integration of Classroom Assessment and Curriculum

Open-Source Classroom Assessment Resources

Impact of Common Core Assessments

The Online and Mobile Migration

Table 3.1: Market Share of Classroom Assessments, 2010-2011 vs. 2011-2012

Table 3.2: Online Classroom Assessment Market Size and Share, 2011-2012

Chapter 4: Conclusions & Outlook


Structural Change

Table 4.1: PreK-12 Assessment Market Forecast, 2011-2012 through 2015-2016P

Chapter 5: Who's Who




Data Recognition Corp.

Educational Testing Service

Mastery Connect

Measured Progress


Northwest Evaluation Association

Pacific Metrics


Questar Assessment

Renaissance Learning

Riverside Publishing


SEG Assessment

Triumph Learning

Vantage Learning

Wireless Generation

To order this report:: PreK-12 Testing Market Forecast 2012-2013

Nicolas Bombourg
US: (805)652-2626
Intl: +1 805-652-2626

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