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September 17, 2014

Chegg Touts Counseling Service for High Schoolers

Chegg is offering $24-per-hour college counseling to high school students, which the company says is an alternative to costly services.

August 06, 2014

OpenStax to Adapt Its Free Digital College Text Model for K-12

Free, digital textbooks for K-12 that adapt to learners' abilities and preferences are under development by OpenStax, a Rice University initiative.

June 25, 2014

McGraw-Hill and Follett Join Forces to Sell E-Books to School Libraries

A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.

June 04, 2014

Purchases of Classroom Materials Fall in Early 2014, a Reversal From 2013

Purchases of instructional materials fell by 4 percent in the 1st quarter of 2014 compared with the same period in 2013, possibly because of districts' uncertainty about the common-core implementation, according to the Association of American Publishers.

June 04, 2014

K-12 Publishing Official Urges Industry to Lead on Common Core, Other Ed. Policies

Tom Allen, the president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers, said that number of competing dynamics are shaping implementation of the common-core standards in the states, and that his industry needs to put its stamp on that discussion.

November 19, 2013

HarperCollins Pairs With Startup to Offer Interactive E-books

Longtime publishing house HarperCollins will give e-book provider Curriculet access to its extensive list of titles.

July 11, 2013

Judge Rules that Apple Conspired to Fix E-Book Prices

A federal judge has ruled that Apple conspired to fix e-book prices. The company vows to appeal the decision.

June 11, 2013

Mobile and Virtual Tools, Data Analytics on Rise in Schools?

Mobile devices, cloud computing, data systems, and virtual laboratories will grow in popularity in the next few years, a report says.

June 07, 2013

Education Companies Look for Creative Ways to Reach Key Audience: Teachers

Teachers are largely influenced by recommendations from their colleagues, and the demands of academic standards, in their buying decisions, an analysis concludes.

May 28, 2013

Pearson Reaches $75 Million Settlement in E-Book Complaint

A division of publishing giant Pearson has agreed to a $75 million settlement of a lawsuit that had accused the company of price-fixing e-books.

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