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McGraw-Hill: Build education tech, and we’ll buy you

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McGraw-Hill: Build education tech, and we’ll buy you

GigaOM – 2012-05-23

As competition heats up in the educational technology space, publishing giant McGraw-Hill encourages startups to join the fray.
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McGraw-Hill 'explores education sale'

McGraw-Hill is exploring a possible sale of its $2.5bn-plus education business, according to a... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

McGraw-Hill is Apple partner, but still has questions about iBooks

In talking with an executive from Apple partner on iBooks McGraw-Hill, it's clear that the company has high hopes but also concerns about maintaining consistently high-quality textbooks that are... | GigaOM – 2012-01-21

McGraw-Hill Education Ready To Go Solo

When McGraw-Hill Education becomes a stand-alone business some time in 2012 it will look toward global expansion and more digital sales for growth, executives stressed in promoting the plan to divide... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-16

McGraw-Hill To Split Into Two Companies: McGraw-Hill Markets and McGraw-Hill Education

Following the call for a break-up and reorganization of McGraw-Hill Cos. by investors last month, McGraw-Hill announced today that it will split into two separate public companies: McGraw-Hill... | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-12

McGraw-Hill to split into two listed companies

NEW YORK (Reuters) - McGraw-Hill Cos Inc plans to split into two public companies, with one holding its Standard & Poor's ratings and index businesses and the other holding its textbook publishing... | Reuters – 2011-09-12

Jana, Ontario teachers buy stake in McGraw-Hill

(08-01) 15:28 PDT New York (AP) -- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners said Monday that it has teamed up with the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board to buy a 5.2 percent, $531 million stake in... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-08-02

McGraw-Hill Rises Amid Talks With Shareholder Jana Partners

McGraw-Hill Cos. rose as much as 5.1 percent in late trading after holding talks with hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, which said it bought a stake in the publisher and owner of Standard & Poor’s. | BusinessWeek – 2011-08-02

McGraw-Hill to sell broadcast unit

(06-14) 08:14 PDT New York (AP) -- McGraw-Hill Cos., best known for publishing textbooks and other educational materials, said Tuesday that it plans to divest its broadcasting unit as it reviews its... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-06-14

McGraw-Hill Reports Double-Digit Growth in First Quarter

McGraw-Hill says revenue grew 7.7 percent to $1. 3 billion while net income jumped 16.2 percent to $120 million in the first quarter of 2011. Revenue in McGraw-Hill's Information & Media segment rose... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-26

McGraw Hill publisher dies

The leader of book publishing firm, McGraw Hill, has died at the age of 92. | Calcutta News – 2010-03-26

Obituary: Harold McGraw, Jr.

Hardld McGraw, Jr. who worked at McGraw-Hill for over 40 years and served as CEO from 1975 to... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-24

Former McGraw-Hill CEO Dies

Harold W. McGraw Jr., chairman emeritus and former CEO of publishing giant McGraw-Hill, died today. He was 92. | Folio Mag – 2010-03-24

Harold W. McGraw Jr., Publisher, Dies

Mr. McGraw, who as leader of McGraw-Hill, his family’s publishing business, helped build it into a billion-dollar enterprise, was 92. | New York Times – 2010-03-24

McGraw-Hill Extends Publishing Contract with Association

McGraw-Hill Construction has reached an agreement with the Associated General Contractors of America to continue publishing the association’s Constructor magazine, as well as its online membership... | Folio Mag – 2010-03-18

McGraw-Hill renews magazine deal with contractors

AP - McGraw-Hill Construction, part of publishing house The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., said Wednesday it extended its publishing agreement with the Associated General Contractors of America for two... | AP – 2010-03-17

Financial services, publishing to be focus areas for McGraw-Hill

The McGraw-Hill Companies is looking to ramp up its presence in the Indian financial and publishing space to increase the share of revenue from the country from the present level of 5 per cent, the... | Business Standard India – 2010-03-15

McGraw-Hill Starts Selling Chapters

McGraw-Hill professional announced this morning that it has begun selling chapters from a... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-22

Crain, ALM, McGraw-Hill Lead Pack Among ABM’s Neal Award Finalists

Trade media association American Business Media Tuesday morning released the finalists for this year’s iteration of its annual Jesse H. Neal awards. Of some 700 entries, 124 have made it to the... | Folio Mag – 2010-02-02

Weak School Market Drops Results at McGraw-Hill Education

An 18.4% decline in sales in its school group was the main factor in driving down revenue at McGraw-Hill Education in 2009, parent company the McGraw-Hill Cos. reported this morning. Total revenue... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

Wiley to Publish Book Critical of McGraw-Hill’s S&P Division

March 3 (Bloomberg) -- John Wiley & Sons Inc. will publish the book on the financial crisis that the author said was spurned by McGraw-Hill Cos. because of a dispute over passages critical of its... | Bloomberg – 2009-03-03

Wiley to Publish Book Canceled by McGraw-Hill

Last month, McGraw-Hill cancelled the publication of Bailout Nation: How Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy, a book critical of Standard & Poor’s, which is a division of... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-03

McGraw-Hill Won’t Publish Ritholtz Book Critical of S&P Unit

Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- McGraw-Hill Cos. won’t be publishing a book on the financial crisis that the author says addresses the role of one of its units in the recent market turmoil. | Bloomberg – 2009-02-12

McGraw-Hill Cancels Book Critical of S&P

McGraw-Hill has cancelled the publication of a book it was set to publish next month—a book critical of Standard & Poor’s, which is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Mary Skafidas, v-p of... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-11

After Layoffs, McGraw-Hill Media Division Profits Up 45 Percent

For BusinessWeek publisher McGraw-Hill, cost containment was a major priority in 2008 and will be into 2009, president and CEO Harold McGraw III said in year-end financial statement released today.... | Folio Mag – 2009-01-27

Weak School Sales Drop Results at McGraw-Hill Education

School group sales fell 5.4% at McGraw-Hill Education, leading to a 2.5% decline in revenue for all of MHE. Profits, hurt by a larger restructuring charge tied to eliminating 455 positions, fell... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-27

Online Image Management System Offers Faster Downloading for Playboy, McGraw-Hill

A professional online image management system founded in 2002 has recently launched a new version of its product, focused on giving publishers large group access to photo collections from anywhere,... | Folio Mag – 2009-01-21

More Cuts at McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education eliminated 215 positions in the fourth quarter and cut 455 jobs for all of 2008. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-07

BusinessWeek Publisher McGraw-Hill Cos. Cuts 375

The McGraw-Hill Cos., publisher of BusinessWeek , announced today that it lopped off another 375 positions in the fourth quarter of 2008 to contain costs in the down economic environment. | Mediaweek – 2009-01-06

McGraw-Hill Cut 375 Jobs in Fourth Quarter

In another cost-cutting effort, BusinessWeek publisher the McGraw-Hill Company today said it eliminated 375 positions company-wide during the fourth quarter. Seventy of those came from its... | Folio Mag – 2009-01-06

McGraw-Hill to Launch Workplace Sustainability Magazine

In a time when print launches are increasingly considered taboo, McGraw-Hill today will officially unveil HQ, a new quarterly magazine covering building design and workplace effectiveness. | Folio Mag – 2008-12-02

McGraw-Hill Profit Down 14%

The textbook publisher and owner of Standard & Poor’s cited lower demand for debt ratings and school textbooks and projected fourth-quarter earnings below analysts’ forecasts. | New York Times – 2008-10-28

McGraw-Hill Education Gets New President

Peter Davis has been named to succeed Henry Hirschberg as president of McGraw-Hill Education. | Publishers Wekly – 2008-08-19

McGraw-Hill Second Quarter Earnings Fall 23 Pct

McGraw-Hill, a textbook publisher and bond rating company, said that second quarter earnings dropped 23 percent, as revenue at its bond rating business declined. | New York Times – 2008-07-30

Cengage Learning among bidders for McGraw-Hill Education

Cengage Learning is among the companies that have put in initial bids for McGraw-Hill... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-03

Apollo to buy McGraw-Hill education unit for $2.5 billion

(Reuters) - McGraw-Hill Companies Inc said it will sell its educational publishing unit to Apollo Global Management LLC for $2.5 billion. | Reuters – 2012-11-26

McGraw-Hill sells off education unit for $2.5B

Publishing giant McGraw-Hill has announced that it will sell its education division to private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion. The news comes months after the publishing... | GigaOM – 2012-11-26

McGraw-Hill Education Sold for $2.5 Billion to Investor

McGraw-Hill has signed an agreement to sell its education business, McGraw-Hill Education, to investment firm Apollo Global Management for $2.5 billion. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-29

McGraw-Hill reveals the SmartBook: an 'adaptive' e-book for students

McGraw-Hill is taking on the one-size-fits-all approach to textbooks with its freshly unveiled SmartBook: an e-book that is claimed to adapt to student's learning patterns. Aimed at college students,... | Engadget – 2013-01-08

McGraw-Hill’s new adaptive ebooks aim to adjust to students’ learning needs

At the Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday, McGraw-Hill Education unveiled its SmartBook, an adaptive e-book that tailors the reading experience to each students' pace and mastery level. It guides... | GigaOM – 2013-01-08

Publisher McGraw-Hill opens Boston research and development lab

Textbook giant McGraw-Hill Education is opening a research-and-development lab in Boston to advance into digital publishing and educational software.     | – 2013-06-04

Penton Buys Aviation Week from McGraw Hill

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McGraw-Hill and B&T Agree

McGraw-Hill Professional has reached an agreement with Baker & Taylor to offer its e-books to libraries through B&T’s Axis 360 digital platform. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-24

Inkling Adds Deals With Wolters Kluwer, McGraw-Hill

Inkling, an online publishing platform, has entered into separate agreements with Wolters Kluwer Health and McGraw-Hill Education to use its digital authoring platform Inkling Habitat. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-07

Global Publishing Leaders 2014: McGraw-Hill Education

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Executive Changes at McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education has restructured its domestic education operations under Peter Cohen, who had been president of its K-12 group. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-18

Japan officials ask McGraw-Hill to 'correct' history textbook

In the latest salvo from an increasingly confident conservative regime in Tokyo bent on revisionism, officials have requested that a US author and his publisher remove historic references to Japan's... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-21

McGraw-Hill Global Education Posts Small 2014 Profit

McGraw-Hill Global Education had net income of $3.8 million last year compared to a loss of $89.4 million in 2013. Sales rose 4%. | Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-07

Watt Joins Kortext from McGraw-Hill

McGraw-Hill’s Kevin Watt will join digital textbook platform Kortext as business development director at the end of April. Watt is moving from his position as head of sales for the UK, Ireland,... | The Bookseller – 2015-04-09

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