July 20, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 15

Scholastic Looks for Bump up in Fiscal 2019

As Scholastic (New York) begins its 2019 fiscal year, the company is looking forward to a positive impact from the launch of its K-6 core literacy program, Scholastic Literacy, and to ...

Pearson, ProctorU, Knewton and Teachur Expand AI

Pearson (London/New York) is integrating new artificial intelligence capability into its popular MyLab product portfolio. Pearson is partnering with online proctoring provider ProctorU ...

Mixed School Choices for Instructional Materials

Ahead of a new school year, the following districts in recent months have adopted new instructional materials. As increasingly is becoming the norm, districts are selecting a mix of ...

Cengage Connects Course Materials and Campuses

Cengage (Boston) has “north of 20%” share in the U.S. higher education market and in 2018 it is doubling down on efforts to cement and increase that position amid the shifting ...

Nebraska Book Revenue Declines 11.6%

Revenue at Nebraska Book (Lincoln, NE) decreased 11.6% to $78.7 million in fiscal 2018, ended March 31.Both company segments—Textbooks and Complementary Services—produced revenue ...

Oxford University Press Grew U.S. Higher Education Sales

Revenue at Oxford University Press (U.K.), which does business in the U.S. primarily in the higher education market, slid 0.9% to £840.1 million in its fiscal year, ended March 31. ...

Campus Bookstores Change Hands

College campuses are getting new management for existing bookstores and, in some cases, moving services online. Among the recent changes are:Lackawanna College in July selected ...

In the Schools, July 20, 2018

About 60 teachers in the Walker County (AL) school district this summer will receive E3 training (based on the National Math and Science Initiative’s Laying the Foundation lessons) ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, July 20, 2018

Plagiarism detection technology provider Turnitin (Oakland, CA) and Unizin (Austin, TX), a consortium of research universities,  in July formed a partnership designed to provide ...

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