Data and Technology Lead to Change in Executive Suites

Data and Technology Lead to Change in Executive Suites

The large traditional educational publishers have been staking outposts (or headquarters) in urban innovation areas to tap a new recruiting pool and to help cloak themselves the aura of technological change.


Pearson Continues to Simplify With Sale of Wall Street English

Pearson Continues to Simplify With Sale of Wall Street English

Pearson in November agreed to sell Wall Street English, which operates learning centers in China and Italy, to a consortium consisting of funds affiliated with Baring Private Equity Asia and CITIC Capital.


Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Math technology curriculum and services provider Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) in November partnered with open educational resources provider OpenStax (Houston) to provide a single, affordable learning solution for developmental math.


Are Schools Ready for Digital Learning?

Schools have put in place much of the infrastructure they need as they move toward digital learning environments, but work remains to be done.


Trends in the World Languages Instructional Materials Market

Trends in the World Languages Instructional Materials Market

Instructional materials for high school world language learning represent a $150 million dollar market opportunity, according to EMC school, a major instructional materials market competitor.


The Digital Transformation of College Course Materials

New print textbooks are no longer the dominant format of higher education course materials, as covered in Simba's new report, State of College Course Materials 2016-2017


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Builds Executive Team

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt appointed new executives in October who will report directly to president and CEO Jack Lynch.


Benchmark in LA and Other Adoption News

Benchmark in LA and Other Adoption News

Benchmark Education (New Rochelle, NY) took the K-5 schools in Los Angeles by storm this year in the elementary adoption of English language arts programs.


Trump Targets Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

Trump  Targets Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

The new initiative comes amid continued calls from technology companies for more skills training and reformed worker visas to fill high-demand technology and engineering roles and technology company executives generally reacted positively.


The Affordable Textbook Act is Reintroduced

Conjuring up Jack Nicholson in “The Shining” or repetitive efforts to repeal The Affordable Care Act, The Affordable College Textbook Act was re-introduced September 26 in Congress