Chromebooks continued their steady growth in education, securing 58 percent of K-12 market share in 2016, according to a new report examining technology trends in the K-12 education market.

The report from Futuresource Consulting notes that annual mobile PC shipments in the K-12 education market grew 18 percent year-on-year in 2016.

The steady growth is due in part to school districts expanding one-to-one learning programs and technology initiatives. The report also notes that PC and tablet sales are on an overall decline in the business and consumer markets, causing major device providers to concentrate on the education market.

The report also...

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