The days when districts buy 7-10 yr curriculum packages from 1 vendor are long gone.
'A La Carte' Purchasing Tactics Signal Districts' Unique Needs, Amanda Fairbanks, Ed Week
in McGraw-Hill, News, Pearson | Permalink
Some observers are alarmed at the increasingly aggressive moves by edu companies.
Edu Companies Exert Public-Policy Influence, Michele R Davis, Ed Week
in Codecademy, K12, Inc., McGraw-Hill, Microsoft, News, Pearson | Permalink
They know when students are skipping pages, not highlighting or bothering to take notes.
Teacher Knows if You’ve Done the E-Reading, David Streitfeld, New York Time
in CourseSmart, e-Books/Textbooks, McGraw-Hill, News, Pearson | Permalink
What are they doing to set themselves apart in a competitive new area of education.
16 Companies Working On E-Textbooks Of The Future, Roger Riddell, edudemic
in Apple, Chegg, e-Books/Textbooks, Inkling, Kno, Macmillian, McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
Proceeds from sale will fund private-equity firm’s purchase of the unit from McGraw-Hill Cos.
McGraw-Hill Education Sells $800M of Debt for Apollo Deal, Robinson and Gangor, Bloomberg
in Investment, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
The Denmark-based adaptive learning company already partners with McGraw-Hill.
McGraw-Hill Takes 20% Stake In Area9 Aps, Mark Boslet, peHUB
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
Transaction-leading market trends: Common Core, MOOCs, Adaptive Instruction, Big Data.
Publishers Eye Ed-tech Startups, Robin Warner, peHUB
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Blackboard, Deltak, EmbanetCompass, Industry Facts, Inkling, Kno, McGraw-Hill, MOOCs, News | Permalink
No time for a full analysis, but here are some observations that I haven’t seen elsewhere.
Phil Hill's Thoughts on the McGraw-Hill Education Acquisition, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in McGraw-Hill, News, Op-Ed | Permalink
Now there are 4. Apollo joins "big 3" edu publishers, Pearson, Houghton Mifflin, & News Corp.
McGraw-Hill Sells Ed Division to Private Equity Firm, Jason Tomassini, Education Week
in Apollo Group, Big Deals, Investment, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
Are choices being driven by student needs--or profits?
EdTech Firms Shaping Education Policy, eSchool News
in Apple, Connections Education, e-Learning, K12, Inc., McGraw-Hill, News, Pearson | Permalink
Historically edtech added to teaching burdens. That’s about to change, say etech proponents.
The Tech-Driven Classroom is Here, But Grades are Mixed, James Marshall Crotty, Forbes
in Apple, Classroom Tech, McGraw-Hill, News, Pearson | Permalink
Bain Capital, Thomas H Lee Partners, Apollo Global, Cengage have put in bids.
McGraw-Hill Offers Value Eduation Business at $3 Billion, Business First
in Apollo Group, McGraw-Hill, News | Permalink
Builds McGraw-Hill's position in math education technology for the common core.
McGraw-Hill Education Acquires Key Curriculum, Press Release, Yahoo Finance
Sale of textbook publishing division could fetch between $2.8 billion and $3.8 billion...
Apollo May Bid For McGraw-Hill Education, Reuters
in Apollo Group, Big Deals, Investment, McGraw-Hill, News | Permalink
“I encourage startups in this space because I’d like to acquire you...” says Brian Kibby.
McGraw-Hill: Build Education Tech and We'll Buy You, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Adaptive Learning, Coursera, Inkling, Knewton, McGraw-Hill, News | Permalink
What should McGraw-Hill do with its education business?
McGraw-Hill Explores Eduation Spinoff or Sale, Ahmed and De La Merced, New York Times
in McGraw-Hill, News | Permalink
The Series A round is a coup for educational publishers McGraw-Hill and Pearson.
Textbook Makers Fund Inkling for Interactive iPad Editions, Liz Gannes, All Things D
in e-Books/Textbooks, Inkling, Investment, McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
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