Press Release

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Next Generation Core Programs Receive “All Green” Ratings from  

Third-party validation recognizes highest quality content and comprehensive standards alignment

BOSTON – March 5, 2020 – Learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has received “all green” ratings across its core K-12 literacy and math program offerings from, an independent, third-party evaluator of classroom instructional materials. The validation underscores HMH’s commitment to building and delivering high-quality core solutions that empower both students and educators.

HMH’s Into Reading (K-5), Into Literature (6-12), Into Math (3-8) and Math Expressions (K-5) have received EdReports’ highest designation of “meets expectations” for standards alignment and usability following a comprehensive examination by the organization’s educator-led team of reviewers. 

“As a learning company, we are focused on improving outcomes for all students and supporting their teachers every step of the way,” said Jim O’Neill, General Manager, Core Solutions at HMH. “This recognition reflects the rigor, research and passion we channel into program development, and our deep commitment to providing evidence-based solutions that will make a true difference in the classroom.”

HMH’s Into Learning core curriculum programs are rooted in learning science and connect teacher support and data-driven instructional practices to accelerate growth in all learners. The solutions — Into Reading, Into Literature and Into Math — each offer a flexible design and approach, allowing educators to differentiate instruction and access actionable data analytics and professional resources to inform their practice.

Every HMH program is based on a robust review of evidence, learning sciences, and effective classroom practice. HMH applies rigorous and ongoing efficacy research and incorporates detailed feedback from educators to ensure teachers have access to the most effective and easy-to-use instructional materials.

For more information about HMH’s Into Learning program and core solutions, visit

For more information about HMH’s inquiry-based Math Expressions program, visit

For more information about HMH’s commitment to research and efficacy, visit

About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a learning company committed to delivering connected solutions that engage learners, empower educators and improve student outcomes. As a leading provider of K–12 core curriculum, supplemental and intervention solutions and professional learning services, HMH partners with educators and school districts to uncover solutions that unlock students’ potential and extend teachers’ capabilities. HMH serves more than 50 million students and 3 million educators in 150 countries, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world. For more information, visit


Leah Riviere 

Senior Communications Manager 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt