| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Barbara Dreyer, the chief executive officer and co-founder of an online educational business that served students who were not in traditional classrooms, died of breast cancer Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 59....
| May 16, 2012
| 6:57 AM
Online education is a hot trend at the moment. But within that trend, there's an increasingly hotter sub-trend: online music education.
Baltimore's Connections Academy, one of the bigger players in online K-12 education in the country, today announced...
| Dec 18, 2011
The Baltimore-Washington corridor is an economic powerhouse in many areas -- federal contracting, anyone? -- but it may soon become known as the nexus of another, growing industry: online education.
The $400 million purchase of a local education...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, sending its shares up about 8 percent in early trading.
The Nook business has cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars as it tried to keep pace...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:35 PM
NEW YORK -- Borders, the second-largest U.S. bookstore chain, said it has canceled an upcoming bankruptcy auction and will close its doors for good.
The company said in a statement Monday it was unable to find a buyer willing to keep it in operation...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 5:14 AM
Borders, the second-largest U.S. bookstore chain, filed for bankruptcy protection, after years of sharp sales declines that made it impossible to manage its crushing debt load, and it plans to close nearly one-third of its stores.
Its inability to...