TITLE

Financial Briefs�

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;3/30/2009, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers financial news briefs in the educational publishing industry in the U.S. including the decline of business revenue of vocational and career publisher Goodheart-Willcox and the multimillion U.S. dollar Series A funding received by open source textbook publisher Flat World Knowledge.
ACCESSION #
58738710

 

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