September 27, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 19

Scholastic Q1 Revenue Grows 6.5%

Scholastic’s (New York) Education segment revenue of $48.4 million in the company’s fiscal first quarter, ended August 31, increased 1% from the same period last year, driven by ...

Tackling Third-Grade Reading Proficiency

The North Carolina state Board of Education is tentatively scheduled in November to approve a selection of instructional materials for K-12 English language arts from which schools ...

Pearson’s U.S. Higher Ed Revenue Plummets 10%

Pearson (London/New York) has long been the leading publisher in the U.S. higher education market, but it appears to have been caught off guard by the pace of change in the ...

Career Colleges Strive to Find New Footing in Higher Education Market

The for-profit career college industry continued in the second quarter to be a segment of mixed performance as companies and institutions worked to find fit and footing and rebuild ...

More Executive Suite Changes in Education Companies

When McGraw-Hill Education (New York) and Cengage (Boston) announced their impending merger in May, they also said that Cengage CEO Michael Hansen would lead the newly formed ...

Increased Sales Force Pressures Short-Term Profits at G-W

Revenue at Goodheart-Willcox (Tinley Park, IL) decreased 1.6% to $10.2 million in the company’s fiscal first quarter, ended July 31, compared to the same period last year. Operating ...

Blackboard to Launch New Blackboard Learn Skill for Amazon Alexa

Blackboard (Washington, D.C.), a learning management platform and technology services provider, in September said it plans to launch the new Blackboard Learn skill for Amazon Alexa. ...

News Briefs, September 27, 2019

Educational technology solutions provider Paradigm Education Solutions (St. Paul, MN) in September is partnering with Isograd (Vancouver, WA), a provider of digital skills assessment ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, September 27, 2019

K-12 catechetical and math curriculum provider William H. Sadlier (New York) in September became a strategic partner of Renaissance (Wisconsin Rapids, WI), which provides ...

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