December 7, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 24

Wiley Retains Confidence in Higher Ed Publishing

John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ), which describes itself as a research and education company, generated $448.6 million in revenue in the company’s fiscal second quarter, ended ...

EM Exclusive: College Course Materials Undergo Change in Format, Pricing and Distribution

College course materials continue to undergo change from format to pricing amid shifts in demand from student purchasers, from instructors who make initial adoptions for courses, and ...

California OKs 29 K-8 Science Programs; Action Moves to Districts

The California state Board of Education in November approved 29 science programs from 17 publishers for grades K-8 to help teachers in the state implement Next Generation Science ...

Expanding Science Options in U.S. Schools

It’s not as if there is a dearth of materials for K-12 educators to use to teach science—some 19 publishers submitted K-8 programs in the California science adoption alone.Still, ...

B&N Education Sees Future with Inclusive Access and Digital Services

Acknowledging a shift in the distribution of college course materials, Michael Huseby, chairman and CEO of Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) in December said the company ...

ACICS’ Accrediting Recognition Restored

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in November issued the final decision to reinstate the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools as a recognized ...

News Briefs, Dec. 7, 2018

Beginning in December, the Software Guild and the University of Northern Colorado began a badging program to complement traditional course offerings by providing students with skills ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, Dec. 7, 2018

Scholastic (New York) in November formed a partnership with English-immersion technology provider VIPKid (Beijing) to make thousands of Scholastic titles accessible to VIPKid’s ...

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