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2013-03-22 12:23:58

The CODiE Awards recognize excellence in software development and outstanding resources for teaching and learning NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education, a leading innovator in digital teaching and learning solutions for 21st century students across K-20, today announced that 12 of its digital learning solutions have been named finalists for the Software and Information Industry Association's 2013 CODiE Awards in educational technology. The CODiE Awards, an...

2013-03-22 12:23:50

Portion of Proceeds to be used to Resume Share Repurchases NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today completed the sale of its McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO). As previously disclosed, the purchase price was $2.4 billion in cash. Going forward, the new Company, a high-growth, high-margin business serving the global capital and commodity markets, will be renamed...

2013-03-12 12:26:52

Education executive most recently served as CEO of Pearson School NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced that Peter Cohen, most recently CEO of Pearson School, will be president of McGraw-Hill School Education Group, a division of the company that serves both the PreK-12 and assessment markets. Mr. Cohen will replace McGraw-Hill School Education President Dan Caton, who recently announced his retirement after 43 years in the education...

2013-03-04 16:22:33

Company's new suite of games includes "Government in Action," a 3D, multiplayer game that provides personalized, experiential learning for college students AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (SXSWedu) -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced its entry into the higher education gaming market with the launch of McGraw-Hill Practice, a suite of hands-on, experiential learning games that provide the next generation of digital, personalized learning experiences for today's...

2013-03-04 08:25:39

NEW YORK, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC ("MH Global Education"), an entity formed by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO) (collectively with its subsidiaries, "Apollo"), announced today the launch of the syndication of $800 million of senior secured credit facilities to finance the previously announced acquisition of the McGraw-Hill Education business of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MHP) by investment...

2013-02-27 16:28:26

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report released today by McGraw-Hill Construction entitled New & Retrofit Green Schools-The Cost Benefits and Influence of a Green School on its Occupants, both K-12 and universities are reporting significant benefits from their green school efforts--both in improved child health, wellbeing and performance, but also teacher and faculty satisfaction. These results are accompanied by reported financial benefits from green school...

2013-02-12 12:23:26

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the higher education landscape continues to shift due to the increasing use of technology and the emergence of new learning environments, learning institutions and their faculty are challenged to both adapt to the new landscape and deliver ever-stronger learning results. To help educators respond effectively to these challenges, McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of McGraw-Hill Learning Institute, a professional development program...

2013-02-11 12:23:23

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced that it will make McGraw-Hill LearnSmart, its adaptive study tool, available for students in high school, providing teachers and schools with a digital solution that has been proven to increase student engagement and improve learning outcomes. LearnSmart, originally developed by McGraw-Hill Education with Area9 for the higher education market, will assist schools and teachers in overcoming one of K-12 education's...

2013-02-07 12:26:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education, in collaboration with MetaMetrics(®), the developer of the industry leading Lexile(®) Framework for Reading, today announced the launch of SRA FLEX Literacy, a comprehensive reading and language arts intervention system for students in Grades 3-8. SRA FLEX was built from the ground up to specifically help at-risk students learn the critical reading and writing skills required to meet Common Core State Standards. The...

2013-01-24 12:29:21

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced a deal to acquire a 20 percent equity stake in Area9 Aps, the Denmark-based adaptive learning company. The move strengthens McGraw-Hill Education's position as the leader in personalized learning through adaptive technology. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. McGraw-Hill Education's equity investment in Area9 marks the culmination of a longstanding relationship between the two companies. Since 2007,...