In 2006, Move to Digital, Pricing Dominate EM's Top College Stories

January 2007
Educational Marketer;1/22/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p3
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The article presents a list of the top ten events in college publishing companies in the U.S. in 2006. Thomson Learning Corp. has acquired the higher education and non-K-12 businesses of Harcourt. Higher education publishers have offered a variety of pricing options and strategies to encourage the transformation to digital texts. The Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education has recommended accountability tests and data systems to track student progress.


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