September 14, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 18

HMH Sells Its Testing Business in $140 Million Transaction

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt(Boston) in September entered into a definitive agreement to divest its Riverside clinical and standardized testing portfolio to private equity firm Alpine ...

EM Exclusive: Digital Media Leads PreK-12 Instructional Materials Industry

While it should be no surprise that print continues to hang on in schools as a medium for learning, the inexorable pull of digital continues to eat into the print base. Simba ...

Wiley OPM Could Not Offset Slump in Other Education Sales

The Education businesses at John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) generated negative performance in the three months ended July 31—down 7% to $68.2 million—but Wiley president and ...

K-12 Testing Market Consolidation Milestones

Consolidation in the U.S. K-12 testing industry has accelerated in the Every Student Succeeds Act era. While ESSA made no change to federal accountability requirements—students still ...

17 Publishers’ Science Programs Get Initial OK in California

The California state Board of Education in November is slated to approve a list of K-8 science curriculum materials to help teachers implement Next Generation Science Standards in ...

B&N Education Builds Student Services

Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) prepared for the start of a new academic year with acquisition of a new student writing service, expansion of open source offerings and ...

People Briefs, Sept. 14, 2018

Higher education infrastructure software and services provider Jenzabar (Boston) in September named Les Zimmerman vice president of product development, leading the technological ...

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