August 17, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 17

Extensions Help HMH Weather Trough Year in Adoptions

In what Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) calls “a trough year” in the PreK-12 school market—or a low point in the instructional materials adoption cycle—the company’s ...

Moodle and Blackboard Go Their Separate Ways

Open-source learning platform Moodle (Perth, Australia) and often-competitor but also partner Blackboard (Washington, D.C.) in July agreed to go their separate ways. The six-year-old ...

MHE Toughs out 2018, Looks Ahead to 2019 and 2020

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) reported revenue of $384.2 million in the second quarter, down 5.2% from the same quarter last year, and revenue of $662.6 million in the first half of ...

Science Sales Decrease at School Specialty

Revenue in the Curriculum segment at School Specialty (Greenville, WI) of $13.5 million in the second quarter decreased 28.3%, while segment revenue of $18.2 million in the first half ...

Portfolium Expands Client Portfolio

Portfolium (San Diego), the provider of assessment and student and educator portfolio platform solutions, this summer has been adding institutional clients, expanding the use of ...

People Briefs, August 17, 2018

Adtalem Global Education (Downers Grove, IL) in August named Chaka Patterson vice president and deputy general counsel, reporting to general counsel Stephen Beard. Patterson will ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, August 17, 2018

Student retention and assessment platform provider Skyfactor (formerly EBI MAP-Works), a business of Macmillan Learning (New York), in August formed a strategic partnership with NODA: ...

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