Education Week's Marketplace K-12 has the scoop on Scholastic's purchase of the Weekly Reader and its decision to stop printing the more-than-80-year-old classroom magazine.
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April 12, 2012
The Department of Justice announces that they have filed suit against five publishers and Apple for violating antitrust laws, while simultaneously filing the paperwork to settle with three of the publishers.