November 10, 2017 | Volume 48, Number 22

Tennessee Prepares for Adoption of Science Materials

The Tennessee state Board of Education in October approved a list of K-12 comprehensive science programs for schools to use when purchasing instructional materials for fall ...

HMH Deals with Shrinking Addressable Market

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) may be eying parts of the K-12 curriculum business Pearson (London/New York) is considering selling, but HMH CEO John Lynch would not comment on any ...

Cengage Says Core Digital Push Is Working

Adjusted revenue in the Learning segment at Cengage (Boston) declined 8.6% to $385.4 million in the company’s fiscal second quarter, ended September 30, and declined 7.9% to $570.4 ...

Strayer, Capella See Brighter Future in a Merger

Strayer Education (Herndon, VA) and Capella Education (Minneapolis) in October agreed to combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction with an implied equity value of about $1.9 ...

Digital Services Driving Growth at Chegg

In its first full year deriving all of its revenue from digital services, Chegg (Santa Clara, CA) continued to see a decline in revenue because the company derived no direct revenue ...

Nelson to Rep HMH in Canada

Nelson (Toronto, Ontario), Canada’s leading educational publisher, in November formed an exclusive distribution agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) to offer HMH’s ...

News Briefs 11/10/2017

Scholastic (New York) in November launched We the People, a free, online resource focused on civics education and media literacy in grades 4-10. Content from Scholastic magazines is ...

People 11/10/2017

Media investment bank Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips (New York) in October named industry veteran Neal Goff senior advisor. Goff has been serving as president of the Egremont Associates ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions 11/10/2017

Online education provider K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA) in October partnered with Southern New Hampshire University to launch a Master’s Graduate Degree in Online Teaching for kindergarten ...

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