December 6, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 24

Wiley Ed Revenue Decreases; Outlook Revised

Educational publishing results at John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) declined more than expected in the three-month period ended October 31, leading the company to revise its year-end ...

NC Board OKs 92 Programs in ELA Adoption

The North Carolina state Board of Education in November approved English language arts titles for grades K-12 from six publishers.Of the 98 individual submissions considered by a ...

NACS Joins Opposition to Cengage-McGraw Hill Merger

The National Association of College Stores (Oberlin, OH), which represents more than 3,000 college stores, in December came out in opposition to the planned merger of Cengage (Boston) ...

2U Revenue Climbs 43.8%; Loss Also Grows

Through the third quarter, online program management firm 2U (Lanham, MD) generated significant revenue gains but struggled with profitability and is taking steps to change that ...

New OPM Programs in the Works

In October, 2U (Lanham, MD) partnered with the Rochester (NY) Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability to launch an online Master of Architecture degree ...

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Instructure

Instructure (Salt Lake City), the producer of the Canvas learning management system, in December said has agreed to be acquired by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo in an ...

Results Down, BNED Begins Strategic Review of Options

While no segment at Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) was in negative numbers in the company’s fiscal second quarter and half year, financial results almost across the ...

People Briefs, Dec. 6, 2019

Aspen Group (New York), which operates Aspen University and United States University, in December named Frank Cotroneo chief financial officer, succeeding Joseph Sevely, who is leaving ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, Dec. 6, 2019

Campus Labs (Buffalo, NY), a campus services and improvement platform provider, in November acquired nonprofit IDEA Education (Manhattan, KS), expanding a partnership that began in ...

Financial Briefs, Dec. 6, 2019

Kenzie Academy (Indianapolis), which offers online and in-person postsecondary technology training, in November raised $100 million for student tuition financing, backed by Community ...

News Briefs, Dec. 6, 2019

Catapult Learning (Camden, NJ), a provider of professional development, instructional intervention, special education, and behavioral health solutions, and the Center on Teaching and ...

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