Following McGraw-Hill's (MHP +1.5%) announcement earlier this week it will split into two,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Following McGraw-Hill's (MHP +1.5%) announcement earlier this week it will split into two, shares of firms specializing in online education are bucking a summer-long downward trend and posting some gains today. Education Management (EDMC +13.1%) is leading the pack on M&A chatter with CECO +2%, COCO +3%, DV +1.4% and APOL +1.6% all trailing along.