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Publisher’s Digital Sales Surpass Print Sales

By The Associated Press — March 15, 2016 1 min read

McGraw-Hill Education, one of the largest publishers of textbooks, said sales of its digital content and online programs surpassed print sales for the first time last year.

The company said that new users of its Connect platform, for colleges, rose 16 percent in 2015 from the previous year. New users of its LearnSmart and SmartBook program, also for college students, rose 18 percent. New users of ALEKS, used by grade schools and colleges, had a 14 percent increase.

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A version of this article appeared in the March 16, 2016 edition of Education Week as Publisher’s Digital Sales Surpass Print Sales

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