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2014-06-24 08:28:14

NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global publisher of education and professional content, today announced a partnership with Follett to further expand availability of its eBook collection to K-12 school library customers globally. McGraw-Hill Professional's catalog is one of the premier eBook collections in the world for education, business, consumer, technical, and medical titles available on the market today. McGraw-Hill Professional is...

2014-04-25 12:29:16

Presents Awards and Books to Contest Winners and Their Classmates CHICAGO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Striving to inspire lifelong interest in reading among Chicago public school children, educational content and technology provider Follett Corporation and Reading Is Fundamental in Chicago today named 13 local students as winners of the 2013-14 Follett Essay and Poster Contest. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130808/CG61018LOGO Students from a dozen elementary, middle and high...

2014-03-07 12:27:14

Aspen IMS Will Help Central Access Corp. Customers Connect District Leaders, Teachers, Students, Parents RIDGELAND, Miss. and MCHENRY, Ill., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Access Corp. today announced a partnership with Follett to provide Mississippi schools and educators access to Follett's Aspen Instructional Management System (IMS). Aspen IMS offers powerful curriculum and classroom tools that help teachers and students to focus on engagement and achievement that meet state...

2014-03-06 08:34:21

Partnership Focused on Advancing Solutions for Educational Assessment RIVER GROVE, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced an investment in ShowEvidence, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based education software company that provides innovative solutions for assessing student and teacher performance. The investment is the first from the Follett Knowledge Fund, a $50 million venture fund focused on disruptive technologies in the education/technology...

2014-02-18 12:26:21

Agreement is part of Follett's continuing effort to expand access to popular digital titles MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett today announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA). Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner with Follett in the past six months, joining Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. (Logo:...

2014-01-29 12:30:53

RIVER GROVE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named Todd Litzsinger Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Litzsinger succeeds Steve Waichler, who held the role on an interim basis following the passing of Follett's former Chairman, Alison O'Hara, in July of 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130808/CG61018LOGO) "Todd's time on the Follett Board of Directors and his extensive...

2014-01-08 12:27:41

Educators Choose Company's Aspen Student Information System for its Seamless Platform Connecting Student Data, Curriculum Support Tools MCHENRY, Ill., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) today announced Follett is an approved student information system (SIS) vendor for the state, making it easier for schools to select Follett's Aspen SIS, a robust web-based solution that maximizes the collection, reporting and management of student data and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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