News Briefs

July 2000
Electronic Education Report;07/19/2000, Vol. 7 Issue 14, p8
Trade Publication
Presents news briefs pertaining to the electronic learning industry in the United States, as of July 19, 2000. Completion of Scholastic Corp.'s acquisition of Grolier Inc.; Agreement of Lightspan Inc. to provide online educational content to elementary and middle schools in 22 districts.


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