Adobe's Price War Against Small Schools!
I want to start off by saying I love using Adobe Software! But my small arts high school paid $8,500 for a 250 seat perpetual site license for Adobe CS5.5, we used it for three years, and 45 students earned their Adobe Associate Certification, and as a result most are studying digital art in college, or working in the fields of graphic design and photography. Now, Adobe wants $11,800 every year for 60 seats, so over three years, it'll costs more than our iMac computer lab! I don't know what to do! Adobe made a very short-sighted decision to raise the price so high that the education subscription model is no longer affordable. If this pricing behavior continues, soon only the wealthy school kids will be able to afford up-to-date software, and the digital art, film-making, design, and photography careers will be further out of reach for students at small schools, it will not be level playing field for our kids. This is a very disheartening decision Adobe has made! HELP! ADOBE, PLEASE LOWER YOUR EDUCATION PRICE!