PreK-12 Market Feels Economic Pinch

October 2008
Educational Marketer;10/13/2008, Vol. 39 Issue 20, p1
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The article presents the August 2008 net sales report for the PreK-12 basal textbooks and supplements from the Association of American Publishers. Accordingly, chairman Harold McGraw III of the McGraw-Hill Cos. has disclosed that net sales decline in almost every segment of educational books. It indicates that net sales for basal textbooks has dropped 16.6% to 741.5 million dollars in August 2008.


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