- McGraw-Hill School Education Group named former Pearson School CEO Peter Cohen as its new president.
- Cohen is replacing Dan Caton, who is retiring after 43 years in the education industry.
- McGraw-Hill Education president and CEO said that Cohen's experience at Pearson School, Educate Inc. and Sylvan Learning makes him “the right person to lead our mission to drive student achievement,” which includes the group's Reading Wonders program.
From the article:
... Cohen, who was CEO of textbook publisher and e-learning company Pearson School for the past five years, will move to Columbus from Baltimore, Md., to lead the group. It’s a division of McGraw-Hill Education that serves the pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade market and the student-performance assessment market. ...