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2012-05-14 02:26:38

NEW YORK, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today announced further steps to establish the new, independent company, McGraw-Hill Education, by the end of this year. The process of creating this new entity requires multiple changes across operating and support functions to both separate the education segment from The McGraw-Hill Companies and to stand up McGraw-Hill Education as an independent, digital learning and education services organization....

2012-05-11 06:24:16

NEW YORK, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As universities and educational publishers grapple with the challenge of driving acceptance and adoption of e-books on college campuses, McGraw-Hill Higher Education has come one step closer to reaching the e-book tipping point through a new partnership with the University of Minnesota Bookstores. The partnership allows the company to provide e-books to large numbers of students at reduced prices, helping to make college more affordable and improve...

2012-05-01 14:22:02

NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction (http://www.construction.com/) announced today that the company has received a MarkLogic Excellence Award. The award honors companies that have implemented MarkLogic's operational database technology in innovative ways to grow revenues and market presence. MarkLogic's statement announcing the winners noted, "McGraw-Hill Construction uses MarkLogic as the database and search technology for several applications including the...

2012-04-30 06:23:23

CHICAGO, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth # 2215 -- In a continued effort to support struggling readers and help them succeed, McGraw-Hill Education and the University of Kansas have partnered to launch Fusion Reading nationally at the International Reading Association's (IRA) 57th Annual Convention. Developed by the University's Center for Research on Learning with support from McGraw-Hill education experts, Fusion Reading is a two-year, supplemental reading course designed to...

2012-04-25 10:22:56

NEW YORK, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) has approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.255 is payable on June 12, 2012, to shareholders of record on May 29, 2012. 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 39 years. The...

2012-04-13 10:20:17

NEW YORK, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering News-Record (ENR) McGraw-Hill Construction's industry-leading publication and website and part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), has announced that Theodore Zoli, vice president and national bridge chief engineer, HNTB Corporation, has received the 47th Annual Award of Excellence, its highest honor. Zoli received the award in front of more than 900 peers last night at a black-tie awards gala in New York City. He was among ENR's Top...

2012-04-09 10:22:35

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Sawyer, a senior editor at Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine, has received Fiatech's highest honor, the James B. Porter, Jr. Award for Technology Leadership. The announcement was made at the Marriott Doral Golf Resort and Spa during the Fiatech Technology Conference & Showcase on April 3. Sawyer specializes in information technology (IT) at ENR, part of McGraw-Hill Construction's media portfolio and recognized as the voice of the...

2012-03-28 10:22:32

NEW YORK, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Higher Education, a leading innovator in teaching and learning products and services for 21st century postsecondary and higher education markets worldwide, today announced that its industry-leading digital learning solutions have been selected as finalists for the Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 2012 CODiE Awards in educational technology. The CODiE Awards, an annual awards program that recognizes excellence in...

2012-03-26 02:24:58

NEW YORK and BEIJING, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced that it has further expanded its presence in China through an exclusive partnership with Beijing-based Baby Care, the first and most prestigious infant education services provider in the country. Baby Care operates more than 400 Baby Care centers in 180 cities. Through the partnership, Chinese children ages 2-6 will for the first time have access to some of McGraw-Hill Education's digital learning...

2012-03-21 06:23:15

NEW YORK, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) today named Robert S. (Chip) Merritt as Vice President, Investor Relations, effective immediately. Mr. Merritt succeeds Donald S. Rubin as head of investor relations. In this role, Mr. Merritt will be responsible for creating and executing global investor relations strategies and initiatives. This includes managing relationships with key shareholders to ensure their understanding of the company's...