November 22, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 23

Cengage Surprised by Lower Financial Results

By the numbers, Cengage (Boston) financial results for its fiscal second quarter and half-year periods, ended September 30, were down across the board much more than expected. Learning ...

Texas OKs 9-12 ELA Programs from 13 Publishers

The Texas state Board of Education in November approved English language arts and reading programs for grades 9-12 from 13 publishers. Schools will adopt programs to be in ...

K-12 Is Q3 Bright Spot for McGraw-Hill

The K-12 market has been the bright spot for McGraw-Hill (New York) in 2019. It was the only segment to generate higher revenue in the third quarter. In the nine-month period, growth ...

McGraw-Hill on Inclusive Access Progress

McGraw-Hill calls Inclusive Access the growth engine of affordability and increased student access. The growth progression begins with  getting one department or one instructor to ...

Pearson’s Aida Calculus Offers AI to Students

Pearson (London/New York) in November launched Aida Calculus, an artificial intelligence-powered tutoring app designed to help students overcome a hurdle in pursuing a STEM ...

HMH Refinancing Is Expected to Close

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) expected the closing of refinancing activities on November 22 that is expected to improve the company balance sheet and improve financial ...

School Specialty Works on Improvement

While School Specialty (Greenville, WI) is exploring options for the company, management also is trying to improve operations internally to align around core competencies.One initial ...

Publishers with Approved Instructional Materials in 2020 Texas 9-12 English Language Arts Adoption

BetterRhetor ResourcesEnglish III, IVBedford, Freeman and WorthEnglish I, IIThe College BoardEnglish I, II, III, IVEMC PublishingEnglish I, II, III, IVGoodheart-WillcoxCollege ...

Financial Briefs, Nov. 22, 2019

Guild Education (Denver), a B Corporation focused on workforce development, in November announced today the close of its $157 million Series D financing round led by General Catalyst ...

People Briefs, Nov. 22, 2019

John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) in November named Danielle McMahan as the company’s chief people officer, reporting to Wiley president & CEO Brian Napack. McMahan, who will ...

News Briefs, Nov. 22, 2019

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate (Boston) in October launched Welcoming Words, a K-2 civic education program to introduces young students to an important ...

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