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Oct 04, 2010, 13:30 ET Follett Software Company Acquires X2 Development Corporation

Follett Software Company announced today that it has acquired X2 Development Corporation, a leading Student Information System provider for K-12...


Sep 23, 2010, 20:33 ET Closing the Gap in Michigan Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...


Sep 23, 2010, 20:32 ET Closing the Gap in California Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...


Sep 23, 2010, 20:27 ET Closing the Gap in New York Between K-12 Budget Cuts and Textbooks

As states across the country face major shortfalls in their budgets, many school districts are dealing with the biggest cutbacks that they've seen...


Jun 08, 2010, 09:11 ET Follett Corporation Announces Retirement of Christopher D. Traut as President and CEO

Follett Corporation today announced that Christopher D. Traut, President and CEO, has retired from the Company.  The Company's Board of...


Mar 17, 2010, 14:55 ET Schenck Promoted to Lead Follett Technology Solutions and Technology Group

Follett Corporation today announced the promotion of Thomas J. Schenck, currently president of Follett Software Company, to the role of group...


Mar 12, 2010, 13:26 ET Digital Textbooks Are Ready for Prime Time, says NYU Bookstores

Digital textbooks are poised for rapid adoption if early successes at NYU Bookstores are any indication. "We expect digital textbook use to grow...


Nov 19, 2009, 15:02 ET Follett Corporation Introduces Follett Virtual Bookstores

Follett Corporation today introduced Follett Virtual Bookstores(TM), a business serving K-12 educational institutions with innovative bookstore...


Apr 16, 2008, 01:00 ET Follett Corporation Completes Acquisition of Varsity Group

RIVER GROVE, Ill., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation and Varsity Group Inc. (Nasdaq: VSTY) today announced that Follett has completed...


Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET Follett Corporation Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Varsity Group

RIVER GROVE, Ill., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation ("Follett") today announced the successful completion of the cash tender offer...


Apr 07, 2008, 01:00 ET Follett Corporation Extends Tender Offer Period to Acquire Varsity Group Inc.

RIVER GROVE, Ill., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Follett Corporation ("Follett") today announced that its indirect wholly-owned...


Mar 24, 2008, 01:00 ET Follett Corporation Expands Education Digital Content Platform With Acquisition of Fourteen40 Inc.

RIVER GROVE, Ill., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced the acquisition of technology firm Fourteen40 Inc., an innovator...


Mar 07, 2008, 00:00 ET Follett Corporation Commences Cash Tender Offer for Varsity Group Shares

RIVER GROVE, Ill., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation announced that its subsidiary, VGI Acquisition Corp., today commenced its cash...