EM's Top PreK-12 Stories of 2006 Show New Move to Consolidation

January 2007
Educational Marketer;1/8/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p6
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The article focuses on the top significant events of 2006 concerning PreK-12 publishing industry in the U.S. Riverdeep Inc. has acquired Houghton Mifflin Co. for $5 billion. McGraw-Hill Cos. Inc. has reorganized its textbook units and form a new group called McGraw-Hill School Solutions. Pearson Achievement Solutions has won a $1.69 million contract from Jefferson County public schools in Kentucky for the development of a math program prototype.


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