Not much has changed for educational game developers, either. Targeting schools as potential buyers is still less profitable than targeting home schoolers, parents, and grandparents. There really isn’t a lot of funding in school budgets for games and even if there were, figuring out the differing sales processes is time-consuming. Larger school districts may even require a pilot testing period of a few years before anything can be definitively decided.
It may take a while before there is widespread usage of game-based learning in schools. But with parents more accepting of game-based learning, perhaps kids will find the love of learning and gaming at home. —Game Design Aspect of the Month: Educational Games, Any Progress?.