November 23, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 23

MHE Pulls IPO, Weathers Digital Transition

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) in November withdrew its registration for an initial public offering, three years and two months after it officially filed its intent to go public ...

Texas OKs ELA Programs from 16 Publishers and Funding

The Texas state Board of Education in November approved English language arts and reading programs for grades K-8 from 16 publishers. The board also approved $2.21 billion in funding ...

Q3 Fulfillment Woes Dull School Specialty Momentum

The third quarter proved bumpy for distributor School Specialty (Greenville, WI) as it squeaked out revenue growth (0.6%) but saw momentum slow due to fulfillment challenges. The ...

Ed Map Tries to Retain Footing in Higher Ed Market

Ed Map (Nelsonville, OH), a course material delivery platform for higher education, in September filed voluntary bankruptcy under Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern ...

McGraw-Hill Captures 43.3% of Los Angeles 9-12 Social Studies Sales

Educators in Los Angeles schools in fall 2018 have begun to work on their adoption of K-8 social studies programs, a year after the state approved a list of eligible ...

Massachusetts Expands Civics Education

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker in November signed the state’s new civics education law into effect. The law is aimed at boosting the state’s civics education and promoting ...

Texas Looks Ahead to 2030

The Texas state Board of Education in November adopted its Long-Range Plan for Public Education, establishing goals through 2030.The major theme of the plan is to improve access and ...

News Briefs, Nov. 23, 2018

The University of California under its “a-g” program approved more than 80 semester-length courses from Edmentum (Bloomington, MN) for the first time or for re-approval for the ...

People Briefs, Nov. 23, 2018

Patrick Milano, the executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer of McGraw-Hill Education (New York) in November said he will be retiring from the ...

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