January 18, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 2

2019 PreK-12 Outlook: PreK-12 Market Offers Sales Opportunity and Changes in Demand

Publishers’ expectations for 2019 in the K-12 market are high. There are big sales opportunities in course materials adoptions in California, Florida and Texas that have the ...

Cengage Takes Subscription Service to High Schools

National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage (Boston) in January launched Pathways, a subscription service for high schools that offers a curated collection of online instructional ...

Pearson Previews 1% 2018 Revenue Decline

Pearson (London/New York) underlying revenue declined 1% in 2018, according to preliminary results released January 16, ahead of detailed year-end results expected on February 22. ...

HMH Acquires Adaptive Learning Solution Waggle

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) in January acquired adaptive learning solutions provider Waggle (New York) to integrate with its core curriculum programs and offer as a stand-alone ...

Textbook Exports and Imports Slide in Third Quarter

The value of textbooks exported to foreign markets reached $113.3 million in the third quarter 2018, down 13.6% from the same period in 2017, continuing a decline seen in the first ...

EM’s Top PreK-12 Stories of 2018

The following top EM stories of 2018 reflect changes within industry segments, in market demand for types and subject areas of instructional materials, and strategic changes within ...

Nebraska Book Reverse-Splits Stock

Nebraska Book Holdings (Lincoln, NE) declared a 1-for-10,000 reverse stock split of the company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share, effective December 19, 2018.The primary ...

People Briefs, Jan. 18, 2019

Oklahoma state Sen. Mary Boren in January filed Senate Bill 206, which would increase the per pupil amount for textbooks and other instructional materials from $55 to $200. Other ...

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