SIIA [Software & Information Industry Association] Survey Finds State Progress Slow but Steady on Adoption of E-Textbooks

August 26, 2005

Washington, DC, August 24, 2005 – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry, today released the results
of a survey measuring state support for electronic and online instructional materials. Twenty-one states require approval of textbooks, and school purchases hinge on that approval. Software and other electronic materials — often referred to as e-textbooks – have struggled to be included in those processes.

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