September 28, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 19

Chegg Finds Data Breach Five Months Afterward

Chegg (Santa Clara, CA), which prides itself on providing college students with the academic services they need to succeed in college, last week also began introducing those students ...

Carnegie Learning Continues Expansion

When CIP Capital acquired New Mountain Learning (St. Paul, MN) in March, the expectation was for accelerated growth through investment.That investment took significant shape in ...

U.S. Textbook Exports Fall 7.3% in First Half of the Year

In an era of trade wars and challenges to traditional formats and distribution models, U.S. education publishers are re-examining their business models for approaching international ...

Goodheart-Willcox Results Reflect Ongoing Texas Impact

Goodheart-Willcox (Tinley Park, IL) generated $10.3 million in revenue in the company’s fiscal first quarter, ended July 31, down 41.6% from the same period last year. Operating ...

Blackboard Rebrands Moodlerooms

Blackboard (Washington, DC) in September said it was rebranding its SaaS open-source learning management system formerly known as Moodlerooms as Blackboard Open LMS.Blackboard and its ...

Follett Outsources Wholesale Business to Nebraska Book

In the continually changing distribution landscape in higher education, Follett Higher Education Group (Westchester, IL) in August formed a strategic sourcing partnership with Nebraska ...

People Briefs, Sept. 28, 2018

Scholastic (New York) in September named Pam Allyn to the newly created position of senior vice president, president, innovation & development at Scholastic Education, reporting to ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, Sept. 28, 2018

VitalSource Technologies (Raleigh, NC), which is a business of Ingram Content Group (LaVergne, TN) in September acquired the assets of learning and data analytics platform Acrobatiq ...

Financial Briefs, Sept. 28, 2018

Writable (Palo Alto, CA), a provider of online writing practice resource for schools, in August announced $3.2 million in seed financing led by Omidyar Technology Ventures, including ...

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