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2011-04-27 13:00:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.250 is payable on June 10, 2011, to shareholders of record on May 26, 2011. The McGraw-Hill Companies has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 25 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 38 years. The...

2011-03-04 11:55:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced it has been recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as one of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens" for the second consecutive year. The Corporation was among the top largest publicly traded companies based on its performance in a range of categories evaluated by the magazine, including philanthropy, the environment, and employee relations. "Our vision for creating a smarter, better world...

2011-02-07 13:08:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The 2011 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education will acknowledge innovators who are utilizing, and/or scaling up digital tools that are on the forefront of addressing college and career readiness, with a particular eye towards ensuring well-rounded, effective, cross-disciplinary instruction in all subjects. The McGraw Prize will honor leaders from all three levels of education: elementary, secondary, and post-secondary. Beyond...

2010-09-28 09:59:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education honors Christopher Cerf, Larry Rosenstock and Robert Mendenhall for creating educational ideas that work and scaling them up to improve student achievement. Announced today by Harold McGraw III, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The McGraw-Hill Companies, the honorees will be recognized this evening at a dinner at the New York Public Library. To view pictures and videos of the winners...

2010-07-27 13:24:00

SHANGHAI, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- McGraw-Hill, a global innovator in education, together with its local partner ChinaEdu, announced it has created the English Online System (EOS), a pioneering digital platform delivering high quality, research-based assessments aligned with Chinese New English Curriculum standards that will serve China's middle school students. The new EOS online platform will serve China's large and fast-growing education market, estimated to reach $200 billion...

2010-07-26 10:31:00

NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.235 is payable on September 10, 2010, to shareholders of record on August 26, 2010. The McGraw-Hill Companies has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 30 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 37 years. The...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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