Despite waning budgets, K-12 schools in the United States will invest close to $6 billion in instructional technology this year, according to a report unveiled Sept. 16 by Quality Education Data Inc. (QED).

The company's annual Technology Purchasing Forecast attributes the estimated $60 million increase in spending over the previous year primarily to the new data tracking and reporting elements of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).

"Schools are increasingly making a bigger investment in administrative software to track students, inform the community about...

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