Prek-12 Publishers Look for Market Improvement In 2007, as Landscape Shifts

January 2007
Educational Marketer;1/8/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p1
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The article presents the forecast of the financial performance of PreK-12 publishers in the U.S. for 2007. It has been anticipated that the sector is bound for market improvements and will have several mergers and acquisitions, textbook adoptions, as well as federal and state policy initiatives. Furthermore, it has been stressed that spotlight will be focused on the recent merger of Houghton Mifflin Co. and Riverdeep Inc. which was done in December 2006.


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