May 22, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 11

HMH Takes a Hit, Looks to a More Digital Future

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) president and CEO Jack Lynch found a silver lining in the negative numbers the company posted for the first quarter.The transformative work the ...

COVID-19, Digital Define McGraw-Hill Fiscal 2020 Results

Post-dissolution of merger plans with Cengage (Boston) and after announcing a financial reporting change to a fiscal year ending March 31, McGraw-Hill (New York) in May provided a ...

McGraw-Hill, OCL Facilitate Online College Course Offerings

McGraw-Hill (New York) in May teamed up with the Online Learning Consortium (Needham, MA) OLC), a higher education collaborative community dedicated to advancing quality digital ...

PreK Enrollment and State Funding Continue Slow Growth

The portrait of the U.S. effort in educating preschool children is a mixed one with progress slow and uneven as states have the lead in determining access to preschool.In the past 18 ...

AAP: K-12 Sales Hit Hardest Through March

How education publishers fared in the first quarter is a tale of about two weeks in the latter part of March when schools began to close and college students heading off campus for ...

School Specialty Deregisters Stock

Beset for the second time in less than 10 years with significant operating difficulties, School Specialty (Greenville, WI) in May said it would deregister its common stock.The stock, ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, May 22, 2020

John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) in May partnered with video assessment solution provider Bongo (Loveland, CO) to integrate Bongo’s video assessment technology into current ...

Financial Briefs, May 22, 2020

IntelliBoard Inc. (Monroe, CT), a reporting and analytics platform provider for learning management systems, in May closed a $3.4 million Series A investment from a variety of ...

In the Market, May 22, 2020

The Early Childhood Education Division of the Texas Education Agency in April added mCLASS Texas Edition from Amplify (Brooklyn, NY) as a free option for required beginning-of-year ...

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