June 8, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 12

HMH Sells Curious World in Consumer Ed Market Downsizing

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) in May sold its preschool edutainment app Curious World to Sandbox & Co. (London) on behalf of Figjam Group Ltd., which owns a portfolio of ...

New Resources from Foundational Skills to Robotics

From foundational literacy skills to independent learning opportunities, providers are launching myriad tools, programs and resources for use in classrooms and out. Among the most ...

For-Profit Career Colleges Continue Repositioning for Growth

The news was mixed this spring for the for-profit career college sector, coming off a fairly optimistic finish to 2017.Probably no issue is more critical than enrollment for the ...

Textbooks Exports Decrease as 2018 Gets Under Way

Following 2017, when international success for U.S. textbook publishers was muted with the trade balance in textbooks favoring books coming into the country—the value of textbooks ...

New Partnerships

At the end of March, just before the quarter ended, DaDaABC (Shanghai), one of China’s K12 online English-education platform providers, formed a partnership with McGraw-Hill ...

News Briefs 6/8/2018

ETS (Princeton, NJ) is enhancing its historical role as a nonprofit organization devoted to educational research and assessment to include support for the education startup community. ...

Financial Briefs 6/8/2018

Higher education distance learning platform provider OpenClassrooms (Paris) in May raised $60 million in Series B in a funding round led by growth equity investment firm General ...

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