February 1, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 3

2019 Higher Ed Outlook: College Publishers Place Bet on Inclusive Access, Rentals in 2019

As college publishers enter 2019, the most-watched change in the industry centers on distribution.In the past, industry watchers focused on format—when would the digital uptake ...

HMH and Wiley Forge Exclusive Partnership to Distribute AP Materials

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) and John Wiley and Sons (Hoboken, NJ) in January formed a partnership in which HMH becomes the exclusive distributor of Wiley’s Advanced Placement, ...

Bots and Cursive: Polar Ends of Education

A product launch and an enacted law represent the polar opposites at work in the instructional materials market today and demonstrate the tug of war that exists between the future and ...

McGraw-Hill Education Launches Math, Science Programs Nationally

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) in January nationally launched its new K-12 math and science core programs Reveal Math and Inspire Science. Built for 2019 adoption opportunities ...

Illustrative Mathematics Partners with MHE & Kendall Hunt

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) is among the most recent publishers to form distribution partnerships with open-source math program provider Illustrative Mathematics (Tucson, ...

EM’s Top Higher Education Stories of 2018

The following top EM stories of 2018 reflect the significant changes—largely in distribution—in course materials for the higher education market and in the companies that service ...

News Briefs, Feb. 1, 2019

Frog Street (Dallas), an early childhood education provider to public schools, Head Start programs and early child care centers and a subsidiary of Excelligence Learning Corporation, ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, Feb. 1, 2019

ACT (Iowa City, IA), the nonprofit learning, measurement and navigation organization, in January acquired the American College Application Campaign (ACAC) from the American Council on ...

Financial Briefs, Feb. 1, 2019

Accelerate Learning (Houston) in December said the Carlyle Group (New York) and Quad Partners (New York) have agreed to invest in the growth of Accelerate Learning. Rice Management ...

In the Schools, Feb. 1, 2019

Fairfax County Public Schools (Falls Church, VA) in December selected Mackin Educational Resources (Burnsville, MN) as its provider for all print and digital books, audiobooks, videos ...

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