September 15, 2017 | Volume 48, Number 18

School Specialty Acquires Triumph Learning

School Specialty (Greenville, WI) in August acquired K-12 supplemental publisher Triumph Learning (New York). Triumph has specialized in providing state-specific test preparation and ...

Wiley Begins FY 2018 on the Plus Side

Company revenue at John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) increased 1.8% (up 1% at constant currency) to $411.4 million in the fiscal first quarter, ended July 31, compared to the same ...

For-Profit Career Colleges See Signs of Improvement; Challenges Persist

When did we last hear this? We “are pleased to report second quarter operating results,” Todd Nelson, CEO of Career Education Corp (Schaumburg, IL), said in August. “Overall, we ...

At Work on Gainful Employment, Pell Grants and Accreditation

On the policy front, there are some positive developments for the for-profit career college industry, but the prospects for a quick fix to gainful employment rules do not appear in the ...

B&N Ed Sees Gains from MBS Acquisition

Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) generated $355.7 million in revenue in the company’s fiscal first quarter, ended July 31, up 48.7% from the same period. Top-line ...

Nebraska Book Still Operates Mostly in Negative Numbers

Higher education wholesale textbook distributor Nebraska Book (Lincoln, NE) generated $16.3 million in revenue in its fiscal first quarter, ended June 30, down 14.2% from the same ...

People Briefs 9/15/2017

VitalSource Technologies (Raleigh, NC), a business of Ingram Content Group, in August named R. Todd Smith manager of campus store partnerships, overseeing relationships with ...

News Briefs 9/15/2017

Green Comma (Boston), an editorial content development firm, in September released a seven-chapter chronological history of the war in Vietnam, War in Vietnam: 50 Years Later, as a ...

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