Education

Press Release: Cengage and McGraw-Hill to Merge, Provide Enhanced Learning Experiences
May 2, 2019 at 10:49 am

McGraw-Hill and Cengage announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger on equal terms. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, will bring together two premier learning companies that will deliver significant benefits for students, educators, professionals and institutions worldwide.

Press Release: Book Industry Study Group Announces “Book Publishing: From Concept to Consumer”
November 1, 2018 at 10:13 am

New York, NY (October 17, 2018) — On Thursday November 15, 2018, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will host “Book Publishing: From Concept to Consumer,” a workshop for entry-level and single-function employees looking to round out their understanding of the publishing process and make more informed decisions in their day-to-day work. The curriculum, developed…

Press Release: Publishing Industry Veterans Launch Consulting Partnership
May 3, 2018 at 12:11 am

New York, April 27, 2018 -- Ken Brooks, Bill Kasdorf, Thad McIlroy, Bill Rosenblatt, and Bill Trippe announce the formation of Publishing Technology Partners (pubtechpartners.com), a new consulting partnership that will offer a broad range of experience and expertise from a single source to clients in all segments of the publishing industry and to suppliers…

Press Release: Book Industry Study Group Publishes New Best Practices for Keywords in Metadata
February 9, 2018 at 11:19 am

New York (February 8, 2018) - In support of its mission to maintain and implement standardized best practices for its members in the book publishing business, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has released an updated Best Practices for Keywords in Metadata, produced by the Metadata Committee and BISAC Subject Codes Committee Keywords Working Group. With…

Making Sense of the Turmoil at HMH
December 7, 2016 at 2:05 pm

The headlines announcing Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s disappointing third-quarter results were the kind that readers of the business press are used to seeing: “Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Sales Declined 7% in Q3 2016,” read one. “Houghton Slashes Expectations Again After Poor Quarter; Stock Falls Sharply,” read another. Was HMH’s stumble just another sign of how hard it…

HMH Launches New, Interactive Social Studies Program for Grades 6-12
December 1, 2016 at 1:49 pm

BOSTON -- November 30, 2016 -- Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the release of HMH Social Studies ©2018, its new, next generation social studies curricula for grades 6 through 12. The comprehensive program covers history, civics, psychology, government, geography and economics. Program highlights include document-based investigations and new, analytic skills activities…