McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, has acquired Starting Out, a publisher of life-skills learning, and workplace readiness information for the education, workforce, and corrections markets.
The acquisition significantly strengthens McGraw-Hill Education’s position as a leading provider of adult basic education, college, workforce, and career-development resources, providing the company with considerable opportunities to leverage Starting Out’s products and capabilities.
“We are pleased to expand both our print and digital capabilities in career and workforce development,” said Jeff Livingston, senior vice president of McGraw-Hill Education’s Applied, College & Career Readiness Center. “It is important to provide resources that build on the basic life-management skills many young adults receive in school and at home. The addition of Starting Out reinforces our commitment to helping students and young adults make informed decisions regarding their career paths as they transition from one life stage to the next.”
With state-specific information in more than 80 life skills categories, each edition in the Starting Out! series offers a practical guide to decision-making for learners as they transition into a productive life and career. Topics include financial literacy, employment and careers, health and nutrition, civic responsibilities, conservation, housing and taxes, diet and nutrition, consumerism, and more.
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