A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks.
Promising as much as 70-percent savings over ‘the costs of traditional bound print textbooks,’ McGraw-Hill Education is teaming with Barnes & Noble Education. MBS Textbook Exchange and Chegg on an ebook and textbook rental program.
In a timely partnership for the school year, international publisher McGraw-Hill and ebook-and-print bundler iFlipd pilot a $15-per-week textbook rental.
In an effort to combat counterfeit print textbooks, distributors partner with publishers on a protocol of inspection and alerts.
McGraw-Hill has signed an agreement to sell its education business, McGraw-Hill Education, to investment firm Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion.
Bolivian publisher Martínez-Acchini has partnered McGraw-Hill to sell 300+ digital textbooks exclusively through its network of brick and mortar bookstores.
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By Edward Nawotka McGraw-Hill Education has re-organized it’s elhi division and laid off 335 people (after eliminating 445 people last year), reports Publishers Weekly. The wider McGraw-Hill company is eliminating another 210 positions throughout the firm. Publishers Lunch also focused on the lay-offs, noting: “The company’s announcement, however, simply focuses on ‘creating achievement-focused preK-12 education group to help students develop …