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July 10, 2013

Sale of TSL Education Gives TPG Capital Major Footprint in Education

TPG Capital is acquiring TSL Education Ltd., a company that owns the Times Educational Supplement, TES Connect and ShareMyLesson, an AFT platform for teachers who want to share lessons and information online.

May 23, 2013

Pearson, Blackboard Among the Most Acquisitive Ed. Companies, Analysis Finds

Pearson made 15 acquisitions and investments during 2012, making it the most active education company in that area, according to a report by CB Insights.

May 20, 2013

Education Publishing Associations to Merge

The Association of Educational Publishers and the Association of American Publishers have announced that they will join forces.

February 19, 2013

Ed-Tech Companies Use Mergers, Acquisitions to Grow in 2012

There were 48 mergers and acquistions among education- and training-related technology companies in 2012, according to one recent analysis.

January 10, 2013

Sale of Tutor.Com Places Online Tutoring Industry in the Spotlight

The online media company IAC, known for developing sites like, is acquiring a tutoring site used by families and schools,

November 26, 2012

McGraw-Hill Sells Education Division to Private Equity Firm

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.

September 25, 2012

Preparing for Common Core, Firm Acquires School Improvement Companies

Weld North buys Editure and JBHM Education Group with plans to form national consulting group for professional development and school improvement.

August 02, 2012

McGraw-Hill Acquires Math Technology Company Key Curriculum

Deal, which will integrate digital learning tools into McGraw-Hill content, continues Key's transition from print to digital.

July 25, 2012

Longstanding Classroom Magazine, Weekly Reader, Stops Printing

Much of staff could be laid off as classroom magazine is consolidated into Scholastic, which purchased the publication in February.

July 20, 2012

Private Equity, Professional Training Dominate 2012 Education Deals

Report from investment banking firm on mergers and acquisitions shows number of deals in education are up, but value of transactions is down.

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