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  • June 13, 2022
    Statement From Maria A. Pallante, President and CEO of the Association of American Publishers, Regarding Final Copyright Decision in AAP. v Frosh

    “Today the United States District Court for the District of Maryland issued an unequivocal, Read More

  • May 27, 2022
    AAP MARCH 2022 STATSHOT REPORT: PUBLISHING INDUSTRY UP 1.1% YEAR-TO-DATE BUT DOWN 4.2% FOR MARCH

    Trade (Consumer Book) Revenues fall 6.4% in March, but up 2.0% Year-to-Date The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today rel...

  • May 18, 2022
    A Victory for Affordability: Student Spending on Course Materials Declines 22% During the 2021-2022 Academic Year

    New Report from Independent Research Firm Student Monitor Finds Decade Long Decline of 44% in Student Spending in the Category