California v. Education Media and Publishing Group Ltd, No. 09-2134-JCS (N.D. Cal. 2009, May 15, 2009)
October 9, 2020
As part of the review of the acquisition by textbook publisher Houghton Mifflin of textbook publisher Harcourt Education, the state filed a consent decree under which price increases on California-adopted textbooks and workbooks would be capped at 4.25 percent per annum for six years. The merging parties agreed to pay the state $300,00 in attorneys’ fees and costs.