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2U, Guild Education Partner to Expand Online Education for Adult Workers

Employee training programs are usually among the first on the chopping block as companies tighten their belts during a typical economic downturn. But the current crisis is anything but, and an increasingly remote workforce will only accelerate the need for new skills and habits to keep companies running.That’s the consensus among the leading consultant bellwethers for corporate America, Deloitte and McKinsey, whose recent reports...

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Hobsons’ Higher Ed Business Split and Sold in Separate Deals Totaling $410M

Hobsons, which offers a suite of software for college and career planning, admissions and enrollment, and student success and advising, will be broken up and sold in a pair of transactions totaling approximately $410 million.The company’s owner, the Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT, which is also the publisher of the British newspaper Daily Mail), announced it has reached an agreement to sell Naviance and Intersect to PowerSchool...