November 20, 2020 | Volume 51, Number 23

Cengage Sees Seeds of Improvement, Digital Bump

Cengage (Boston) generated $380.1 million in revenue in its fiscal second quarter, ended September 30, down 7.4%. Six-month revenue of $618.3 million decreased 10.8%. Company operating ...

Pearson Creates New Direct-to-Consumer Division

Pearson (London/Hoboken, NJ) in November created a direct-to-consumer division as it focuses on building more direct relationships with learners around the world. Pearson named ...

Kendall Hunt Expands OER with panOpen Strategic Partnership

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company (Dubuque, IA) this fall formed a strategic partnership with open educational resource platform provider panOpen (New York) aimed both at enhancing the ...

panOpen Works to Advance OER

panOpen (New York) was founded in 2013 by CEO Brian Jacobs, who earlier had founded online bookstore Akademos (Norwalk, CT). The platform is designed to facilitate the searching for, ...

Malhotra Resigns from B&NED

Kanuj Malhotra, executive vice president of corporate development and president of the Digital Student Solutions segment at Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ) in November ...

Recent Personnel Changes …

Recent professional moves in the K-12 and college educational publishing and technology industry include the following.Nonprofit learning and assessment provider ACT (Iowa City, IA) in ...

Texas Approves Pre-K Programs for Spring Adoption

The Texas state Board of Education in November approved programs from 14 publishers, almost all in English and Spanish versions, for prekindergarten under Proclamation ...

Spending on College Course Materials Continues Decline

According to research firm Student Monitor, average student spending on college course materials was $186 for the fall 2020 semester, down 7% from the fall 2019 average spending of ...

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