November 24, 2017 | Volume 48, Number 23

CA Excludes HMH from Social Studies Adoption

The approval of 10 social studies programs in November by the California state Board of Education for the upcoming K-8 adoption by schools was marked by two ‘firsts’:The ...

Digital Progress amid Stabilization at MGHE

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) generated $1.32 billion in revenue in the first nine months of 2017, down 1.4% from the same period in 2016. Third-quarter revenue of $635 million was ...

Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Math technology curriculum and services provider Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) in November partnered with open educational resources provider OpenStax (Houston) to provide a single, ...

School Specialty Revenue Flat Ahead of More Change

Revenue at School Specialty (Greenville, WI) declined 4.3% to $288.6 million in the third quarter and was positively flat, up 0.9% to $545.9 million in the first nine months of the ...

2U Continues Strong Growth in Programs and Revenue

Revenue at graduate online course provider 2U (Lanham, MD) increased 35.2% to $70.3 million in the third quarter and rose 34.7% to $200.1 million in the first nine months of 2017, ...

Texas Board Votes Down Mexican-American Studies Text

The Texas state Board of Education in November voted against adoption of the lone textbook submitted for potential Mexican American studies classes, leaving schools without any ...

People Briefs 11/24/2017

Publishing services provider Westchester Publishing Services (Danbury, CT) in November named Mark DaGrossa director of creative services. DaGrossa, who served in the design department ...

Financial Briefs 11/24/2017

Social-emotional learning tools provider Panorama Education (Boston) in November raised $16 million in Series B funding, led by Emerson Collective, with participation from Spark ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions 11/24/2017

John Wiley and Sons (Hoboken, NJ) and digital textbook and personal study platform provider Kortext (Bournemouth, U.K.) in November partnered with digital library Egyptian Knowledge ...

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