Charts: A Bull Market
Eduventures, a Boston-based research firm, estimates that the revenue testing vendors could garner from state assessments will grow to $810 million by 2006. Data include for-profit and nonprofit revenues.
Nine companies make up approximately 87 percent of the segment:
|• Harcourt Assessment|
|• Pearson Assessment|
|• Riverside Publishing (Houghton Mifflin)|
|• Measured Progress|
|• Northwest Evaluation Association|
|• Touchstone Applied Science Associates|
|• Measurement Inc.|
SOURCE: Eduventures, 2004
Those Who Have
CTB/McGraw-Hill is the primary contractor for the most state tests within the K-8 range, while Pearson has the most contracts for tests within the 9-12 range. CTB/McGraw-Hill also has the most contracts for tests that span the K-12 range. Data were current as of August.
Vol. 24, Issue 14, Page 18Published in Print: December 1, 2004, as A Bull Market