The following 5 textbook publishers own the public & private school textbook publishing industry. Interestingly enough, all 5 companies are publicly traded, with majority stock ownership by some of the most corrupt private equity companies in the world. While these companies love to use the word education, the more you learn about them, the more you will understand & realize that these companies could careless about your education and more about profits. Whether you go to public or private school or do online schooling, one or more of these companies are most likely indoctrinating you! These textbook publishers have longstanding government contracts with public schools for guaranteed taxpayer funding, they write the curriculums that teachers have to follow. Most all of these companies textbooks are cheaply printed in China so they can maximize profits.
Almost 80% of the textbook industry is dominated by five publishing companies — Pearson Education, Scholastic, McGraw-Hill Education, Cengage Learning, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pearson is a monolithic corporation based in London with a near monopoly on school textbook publishing. Oddly enough, Pearson began as a building company in England in 1844 and became one of the largest construction companies in the world by the 1880s. Today, the company is rebranding to focus solely on indoctrination. Pearson owns Penguin Books and partners with the College Board to administer the SAT in the United States. The company makes $1.7 billion from educational testing worldwide each year. That’s a large portion of its $6 billion revenue, the highest in the publishing industry.
Jeffrey Epstein’s madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, has family connected to Pearson. Ghislaine Maxwell’s Father was a publishing mogul who owned Macmillan Publishing which Pearson acquired in 1998. Ghislaine’s sister, Christine Maxwell, is the Program Manager of Learning Technologies at the University of Texas
Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and print and digital educational materials for pre-K to grade 12. Scholastic is owned by a conglomerate of private equity companies including BlackRock & Vanguard.
Cengage is owned by a conglomerate of private equity companies including corrupt KKR and BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and one of the most corrupt organizations on the planet.
5) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is largely owned by a conglomerate of private equity companies including BlackRock & Vanguard.