March 27, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 7

Educational Publishers React to COVID-19

Editors’ Note: Because change in the COVID-19 pandemic is happening so quickly and continuously, Educational Marketer and Electronic Education Report are sharing news free about the ...

Scholastic’s Ed Business Grows 23.2% in Fiscal Q3

The Education segment at Scholastic (New York) outperformed other company segments and the company as a whole in the fiscal third quarter and nine-month period ended February ...

For-Profit Career College Industry Ends 2019 with Growth

Overall, the for-profit career college industry showed operating improvement by the end of 2019, but the bounce back is not uniformly strong across financial and enrollment metrics. ...

2019 U.S. Textbook Exports on the Plus Side of Flat

U.S. educational publishers who are gearing up for what could be a tougher export market in 2020 finished 2019 on the plus side, if only narrowly.The value of total exports of ...

Review Period for Cengage/MHE Merger Extended

It may not be COVID-19, but critical concern is spreading like a virus around the proposed merger of Cengage (Boston) and McGraw-Hill Education (New York). Given a new protracted ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, March 27, 2020

John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) in March acquired Madgex (New York), which provides job board software and career center services. Madgex, which becomes part of Wiley’s Research ...

Financial Briefs, March 27, 2020

School-to-industry platform provider Nepris (Austin, TX) in March closed a $5 million investment round led by K12 Inc. (Herndon, VA). Additional funders in this round include the ...

News Briefs, March 27, 2020

Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) in March created a community to connect and support world language educators as they work to prepare the next generation of global citizens. The new ...

People Briefs, March 27, 2020

Frank Dooley, senior vice president for teaching and learning at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) in March was named chancellor of Purdue University Global, effective May 1. ...

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