April 26, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 9

McGraw-Hill Introduces its Open Learning Solutions

McGraw-Hill Education (New York) this spring introduced Open Learning Solutions to provide college instructors with the tools and support to curate and combine content from a variety ...

EM Exclusive: In Market Turbulence, Education Companies Struggle with Revenue but Increase Operating Profitability

The stalled markets in K-12 and higher education in 2018 provided the backdrop of largely negative operating results turned in by instructional materials and services providers but ...

PreK Enrollment, Spending Are Up but Growth Has Slowed

Almost every discussion about the need to improve education in the U.S. quickly gets to the importance of learning in the preschool years and recognition of the need to get more ...

PreK Progress in the States

Alabama: increased enrollment by more than 15,000 4-year-olds since 2002. Enrollment more than quadrupled in the last five years. California’s five-year-old Transitional ...

2U, Inc. to Acquire Trilogy Education, a Leader in Powering University Boot Camps

2U, Inc. (Lanham, MD), the online program management services provider focused on graduate programs, in April entered into an agreement to acquire Trilogy Education (New York), a ...

Higher Education’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies

Uses of APIs Active learning classroomsBlended data center (on premises and cloud based)Incorporation of mobile devices in teaching and learningOpen educational ...

People Briefs, April 26, 2019

Development house Westchester K-12 Publishing Services (Dayton, OH) in April expanded its editorial content development team with the addition of Walter Henderson Jr., who brings ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, April 26, 2019

Platform as-as-service provider Certica Solutions (Wakefield, MA) in April acquired TE21 (Charleston, SC), the provider of the CASE Benchmark Assessments. The acquisition expands ...

News Briefs, April 26, 2019

Western Governors University (Salt Lake City) is offering a new online college readiness initiative to help aspiring students prepare for undergraduate degrees at WGU or other ...

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