The “big three” educational publisher sells it educational properties to Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion, in yet another landmark move in the industry.
Weld North buys Editure and JBHM Education Group with plans to form national consulting group for professional development and school improvement.
Deal, which will integrate digital learning tools into McGraw-Hill content, continues Key’s transition from print to digital.
Much of staff could be laid off as classroom magazine is consolidated into Scholastic, which purchased the publication in February.
Report from investment banking firm on mergers and acquisitions shows number of deals in education are up, but value of transactions is down.
Filing includes information on stock split, executive compensation, and digital sales.
Company will explore separating entertainment division and publishing division, including education, into two separate companies in the next year.
As parent company News Corp. deals with scandal, Wireless Generation looks to bolster in-house content offerings in advance of Common Core.
Deal will unify Barnes & Noble’s tablet and college e-textbook division and integrate those products with Microsoft Windows, setting up possible K-12 implications.
Blackboard bolsters its learning management system offerings, but is it at the expense of the open software community?