Education News

LinkedIn Launches University Pages (August 19, 2013): LinkedIn has launched University Pgaes. It also plans to lower the minimum age required to make a page to 14 on September 12.

Wiley & Sons Plans to Sell Frommer's, CliffsNotes (March 8, 2012): Wiley & Sons announced that it plans to some of its assets.

Reader's Digest Sells Weekly Reader to Scholastic (February 14, 2012): Reader's Digest has sold its educational Weekly Reader brand to Scholastic.

Study: Facebook Users More Likely to Attend College (June 25, 2007): A new study has found that Facebook users are more likely to go to college than MySpace users.

The New Republic Launches Open University (September 25, 2006): The New Republic has added a new blog called Open University.

Art Teacher Tops Technorati After Flickr Photo Incident (June 21, 2006): Tamara Hoover, an art teacher at a high school in Austin, Texas, has quickly become the #1 search term on Technorati.

College Admissions Officers Read Blogs and MySpace (March 26, 2006): Teens here is another good reason to be careful what you blog about and what kinds of photographs and comments you make in MySpace or similar social networks.

George Lucas Educational Foundation Launches Edutopia (September 24, 2004): The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF) has launched Edutopia, a new education magazine.

Thomson Delmar Learning Acquires NetLearning (June 4, 2004): Thomson Delmar Learning, a provider of educational resources for lifelong learning and part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced the acquisition of NetLearning, a provider of online training solutions for healthcare professionals working in hospitals.

Harcourt Achieve Acquires Saxon Publishers (June 4, 2004): Harcourt Achieve, a unit of global education provider Harcourt, announced that it has agreed to acquire Saxon Publishers, Inc. and Wiley Partner for Online Courses (September 5, 2003): RedVector.

Delmar Learning Acquires Frontline Publishing (January 24, 2003): Delmar Learning, a provider of lifelong learning educational resources and part of The Thomson Corporation, has announced its acquisition of Frontline Publishing.

Ten Federal Agencies Team To Launch Website (December 6, 2002): Ten federal agencies have teamed to launch science.

Peterson's Acquires CyberEdit (November 13, 2002): Peterson's, part of The Thomson Corporation and a provider of educational information and solutions, has acquired California-based CyberEdit, Inc.

McGraw-Hill Education Acquires Open University Press (October 23, 2002): McGraw-Hill Education has acquired Open University Press, a leading U.

Kluwer Academic Publishers Offers Online Custom Books (September 20, 2002): Kluwer Academic Publishers (KAP) has edlaunch Kluwer Online Custom Books, a new platform offering online users the ability to create individual customized books from KAP's electronic books collection.

Troll Communications Acquired by Quad Ventures (September 6, 2002): Quad Ventures LLC, a $100 million private equity firm focused on the education industry, announced that it has acquired Troll Communications L. Acquires Learn2's Elearning Content (August 21, 2002): Learn2 Corporation announced that it has sold the assets of its elearning business to Learn.

Pearson Education Acquires Abrams Art History Textbooks (August 16, 2002): Pearson Education, an educational publisher announced its acquisition of the art history textbook list from Harry N.

Holt Releases Online Social Studies Textbooks (June 28, 2002): Holt, Rinehart and Winston announced the release of their Holt Online Learning social studies textbook series for grades six through 12.