March 2, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 5

HMH Is Bullish on Extensions for Growth

If you look at where Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) K-12 sales grew in 2017 and where the company’s strategic focus is in the next several years, you get a sense of where K-12 ...

Pearson North American Revenue Drops 4%

Pearson (London/New York) officially has pulled the plug on its U.S. K-12 curriculum business 20 years after setting out to make it the biggest school business in the country. For much ...

Ten Years in, Textbook Rentals Could be Resuscitating the College Publishing Industry

Cengage (Boston) and student services hub Chegg (Santa Clara, CA) in February teamed up to offer expanded services to students. Beginning in August, all students who subscribe to ...

Chegg Makes Plans for More Growth in 2018

For student services hub Chegg (Santa Clara, CA) CEO Dan Rosensweig, 2017 was “a break-out year”—the first as an all-digital company with company revenue of $73.5 million up ...

News Briefs 3/2/2018

Western Governors University (Salt Lake City) established a state affiliate in Ohio, its eighth when WGU Ohio was authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education in February. The ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions 3/2/2018

K-12 development house Westchester Publishing Services (Danbury, CT) in February joined the newly formed Custom Content division of the Partner Network of assessment solutions provider ...

People Briefs 3/2/2018

Edmentum (Bloomington, MN) in February expanded its executive team. Marcus Lingenfelter, newly-appointed senior vice president of strategic initiatives and partnerships, most recently ...

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