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Information about educational publishing in Brazil

Abril Educação Preps IPO Valued at Between $250-600 Million

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Abril Educação is preparing an initial public offering on the stock market to raise $205–600 million to pay for Wise Up, a language school franchise, it purchased for $447 million.  Read More

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Can Brazil Build 39 Libraries Per Day Until 2020?

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Brazil’s is demanding that every school in the country house a library by 2020. To meet that goal, 128,020 libraries will have to be built, or 39 per day. Read More

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“Pasta do Professor” Legal Course Packs Reach Half a Billion Content Pages Sold

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Pasta do Professor, a project to make legal book excerpts available to students, has sold more than half a billion content pages and is contributing to the fight against piracy.  Read More

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State Government of São Paulo Buys 12 million Books at Steep Discount

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The state government of São Paulo announced the purchase of over 12 million copies of books, including 40+ titles, for three of education programs, likely at an 85% discount. Read More

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Santillana Invests €20m in Brazilian iPad Curriculum

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Santillana is investing 20 million euros to provide schools in Brazil with a special teaching curriculum based on the iPad called Uno.
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