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Aug 19, 2015, 12:42 ET
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As College Costs Continue to Increase, Textbook Costs Decline

 While tuition prices continue to soar, the cost of textbooks and other course material is being kept in check by an increasing number and...

Jul 15, 2015, 06:00 ET

Newest FDA-Cleared Breakthrough In Women's Health Treatments Provided at the Healthcare Practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD

 The women's healthcare practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD is announcing today that it has expanded its in-office medical services to include...

Jun 25, 2015, 11:00 ET
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Follett Sponsors Thirst Project's Annual Gala and Engages Students in the Water Crisis

Follett Higher Education Group, operator of nearly 1,200 college campus stores, is proud to sponsor the Thirst Project's 6th Annual Thirst...

Jun 11, 2015, 15:30 ET
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Follett Acquires Nebraska Book Company's Retail Store Division

Follett Corporation and Nebraska Book Company* today announced that Follett has purchased Neebo, Nebraska Book Company's retail store division....

May 27, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Follett to Offer HarperCollins eBooks to PreK-12 Students Nationwide

Follett today announced it has launched a robust collection of nearly 18,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students through a strategic partnership...

May 04, 2015, 10:15 ET
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Follett Appoints Ray A. Griffith As President And CEO

 Follett Corporation, a trusted partner to preK-12 schools, districts and college campuses for more than 140 years, today announced that its...

Apr 30, 2015, 11:06 ET

Follett Challenge Announces 2015 Winners

Follett Corporation today announced the winners of the fourth annual Follett Challenge, which empowers innovation and rewards ground-breaking...

Mar 12, 2015, 12:35 ET

ThinkCERCA and Follett Announce Partnership to Fuel Expansion of Literacy Opportunities for Students Everywhere

 Chicago-based ThinkCERCA and Follett Corporation today announced a strategic partnership to expand access to web-based academic reading and...

Feb 05, 2015, 08:22 ET
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Follett Invests in Vocabulary.com

 Follett Corporation today announces a strategic investment in Vocabulary.com, a leading learning platform in the K-12 and consumer space....

Sep 09, 2014, 12:22 ET
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Follett Names Nader Qaimari Senior VP Content Services and Solutions

 Follett today announced that Nader Qaimari has been named Senior Vice President of Content Services and Solutions for Follett School...

Apr 25, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Follett and Reading Is Fundamental in Chicago Award 13 Chicago-Area Students Promoting Literacy

 Striving to inspire lifelong interest in reading among Chicago public school children, educational content and technology provider Follett...

Mar 07, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Ridgeland Educational Software Company Partners With Follett to Support K-12 State Standards Transition In Mississippi

 Central Access Corp. today announced a partnership with Follett to provide Mississippi schools and educators access to Follett's Aspen...

Mar 06, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Follett Invests In ShowEvidence, Inc.

 Follett Corporation today announced an investment in ShowEvidence, Inc., a Santa Clara, California-based education software company that...

Feb 18, 2014, 10:10 ET
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Follett Announces ebook Partnership With Penguin Group (USA)

Follett today announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA).  Penguin is...

Jan 29, 2014, 13:26 ET
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Follett Corporation Names Todd Litzsinger Chairman Of The Board

Follett Corporation today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named Todd Litzsinger Chairman of the Board, effective immediately....

Jan 08, 2014, 12:58 ET
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Tennessee Dept. of Education Awards Follett Approved Vendor Status

 The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) today announced Follett is an approved student information system (SIS) vendor for the state,...

Dec 17, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Follett's Expands PreK-12 ebook Offerings with Macmillan Partnership

 Follett today announced a partnership with Macmillan Publishers to distribute Macmillan's collection of popular ebook titles for PreK-12...

Dec 12, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Follett Launches Simon & Schuster ebooks to Schools

Follett today announced a partnership with Simon & Schuster that makes more than 450 PreK-12 titles available in ebook format on...

Oct 30, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Follett Invests in Campus Quad Mobile Platform for College Campuses

Follett Corporation today announced it has invested $1 million in Campus Quad™, a mobile-first platform designed for creating and consuming...

Oct 01, 2013, 15:57 ET
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Follett Challenge to Recognize K-12 Innovation at 15 Schools

Schools around the world will vie to be recognized as the most innovative in the third annual Follett Challenge, which launches today.  This...