Interesting News in Education – March 2018

 

Interesting News in Education
March 2018

Companies                                                                                                                                    

2U

Why 2U Corporation Stock Popped 15.1% in January
Shares of 2U Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) climbed 15.1% in January, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence, as the online education platform provider not only continued to launch new programs, but also announced a promising new strategic partnership.
The Motley Fool
 
AMAZON
         
Amazon Cuts Hundreds of Jobs From Its Seattle HQ
Amazon has cut hundreds of its retail employees from its Seattle headquarters and global operations. These cuts come in the midsts of rapid growth within the corporation’s various departments, which have become over budgeted and overstaffed, going from 5,000 employees to 40,000 in the span of two …
HYPEBEAST (blog)

BARNES & NOBLE
         
Barnes & Noble Education and McGraw-Hill Education Expand Relationship with Two New …
 “We are excited to continue working with Barnes & Noble Education to increase affordability and improve outcomes for students,” said Bill Okun, President of Higher Education at McGraw-Hill Education. “Our new rental program, along with Inclusive Access models that make our digital courseware and …
Digital Journal

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