May 11, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 10

EM Exclusive: Pushing out Walls and Shunning Desks for New Ways of Learning

Back in November 2016, voters in California approved a $9 billion statewide school construction and renovation bond that had the potential to stimulate the redesign of schools in that ...

EMC School Takes Sharp Turn toward Digital

The acquisition of New Mountain Learning (St. Paul, MN) by private equity firm CIP Capital (New York) in March was based on the digital initiatives the established school and higher ...

HMH Looks Ahead after Short Slide in Q1 2018

Education segment revenue at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) declined 1.3% to $183 million in the first quarter, largely as anticipated, given a one-time $5 million boost in the ...

Pearson Q1 Underlying Revenue Increases 1%

Pearson (London/New York) in April said it had gotten the OK to operate three new online public charter schools through its Connections Academy business, one each in Florida, Michigan ...

A Look at Spring 2018 ELA and Math Purchasing

Spring is a popular time for school districts to approve new curriculum materials for the coming year. Following is a selection of the English language arts and math selections several ...

Services Drive Chegg Q1 Revenue

Chegg (Santa Clara, CA) revenue of $76.9 million increased 22.9% in the first quarter, driven by Chegg Services, which in turn, was propelled by a 44% increase in subscribers to 1.6 ...

MentorPro Takes Top Milken-Penn Award

Winning venture start-ups in the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition got more than $100,000 in cash prizes. The award winners announced May 1 aim to make a difference ...

People Briefs 5/11/2018

Adtalem Global Education (Downers Grove, IL) in May named Kathy Boden Holland group president of the Medical and Health vertical, currently Adtalem’s largest business unit and the ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions 5/11/2018

Assessment and analytics solutions provider School City (Santa Clara, CA) and assessment provider Measured Progress (Dover, NH) in April formed a partnership to provide Measured ...

News Briefs 5/11/2018

ed2go (Temecula, CA), a Cengage (Boston) company, in April launched Skill Map, a career exploration and planning tool that streamlines the education-to-employment process. Job-seekers ...

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