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    Teachers to Preview Pearson’s Reading Street Common Core ©2013 at International Reading Association Convention

    K-6 Program Coherent with Newest “Publishers’ Criteria” of Rigorous Standards for English Language Arts Chicago, April 30, 2012 — This coming week thousands of reading teachers will gather at the International Reading Association’s annual meeting, and tops on the conference agenda are the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) now adopted by 45 states. Reading teachers from around the country will be […]
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    Research Study Shows Students Jump Nearly Two Grade Levels in One Year with Pearson’s Reading Street

    Findings Indicate Significant Improvement in Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension and Total Reading Achievement New York, NY,: January 11, 2010 — Results of a new independent study show that students are jumping two grade levels in their vocabulary, reading comprehension and overall reading achievement with the scientifically research-based Reading Street, curriculum for pre-kindergartners through sixth-graders from the education, services and technology company Pearson. […]
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    Independent Study Reveals Unprecedented Jumps in Reading Scores for Kindergarten and First Graders with Pearson's Research-based Curriculum

    Innovative Reading Street Program for Grades PreK-6 Closes the Achievement Gap, Allows Teachers to Personalize Instruction for Each Student New York, NY, December 15, 2010 — Virtually every kindergarten student and first grader who is learning to read with Pearson’s Reading Street is already set on a path to success in school and in life with this innovative curriculum which […]
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    Pearson’s Suite of preK-12 Programs for College and Career-Readiness Showcased at International Reading Association Conference

    Aligned to Common Core State Standards, Offerings Personalize Learning for Students and Teachers Orlando, FL, May 09, 2011 — At the annual conference of the International Reading Association, the education services and technology company Pearson is showcasing a full suite of reading, writing, and language arts offerings to ensure that preK-12 students will be college and career-ready. The programs address […]
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    Independent Research Demonstrates Students Significantly Outperform Peers in Reading Achievement With SuccessMaker Digital Learning

    Students Realize Accelerated Reading Scores, New Levels of Learning Engagement  With Pearson’s K-8 Personalized Adaptive Program CHANDLER, Ariz. – Jan. 31, 2012 – With national, state and regional education leaders seeking learning resources with a proven track record of improving student performance, efficacy reports pointing to measurable gains are critical. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan reiterated the need for […]
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    Pearson Author Maureen McLaughlin Named Vice President of International Reading Association

    Boston, MA, May 13, 2011 — Pearson author Maureen McLaughlin, professor and chair of the Reading Department in the College of Education at East Stroudsburg University, has been elected vice president of the International Reading Association for the 2011-12 term. Dr. McLaughlin is the author of Pearson’s Content Area Reading: Teaching and Learning in an Age of Multiple Literacies, an […]
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    Pearson Announces Creation of New Measure of Text Complexity Designed to Improve Reading Comprehension Skills

    Company Scientists Use Intensive Computer Analyses, Artificial Intelligence to Develop an Accurate Measure of Text Difficulty: the Pearson Reading Maturity Metric Bloomington, MN, August 24, 2011 — Pearson today announced the creation of the Pearson Reading Maturity Metric, a new and more accurate measure of the reading difficulty of texts. Developed by scientists at Pearson’s Knowledge Technologies group, the new […]
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    Pearson Announces Reading Street Common Core Edition

    Elementary Grades Curriculum Built to New English Language Arts State Standards; College- and Career-readiness Begins in Kindergarten
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    We Give Books and Jumpstart's Read for the Record to Set New Digital Reading Record

    is credit repair legal More ways to read, give and participate in the annual event that helps millions of children New York, NY – October 6, 2011 – We Give Books, the digital reading initiative from the Pearson Foundation and the Penguin Group, today announced new support for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, a national campaign that raises awareness about […]
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    Pearson Launches Next Generation of Proven Personalized Reading and Math Solution for K-8 Learners

    Special Education Students at Texas District Realize Remarkable Gains Learning With SuccessMaker NEW YORK – Aug. 26, 2014— Schools and districts around the country are increasingly personalizing the learning process to ensure that all students are on track for meeting and exceeding today’s more rigorous learning goals and graduating college and career ready. To continue to support educators in this […]
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    North Carolina Approves Pearson’s Common Core State Standards Reading/English Language Arts Programs for Grades K-12

    Digital, Print Instruction Built to New English Language Arts State Standards Raleigh, NC, April 4, 2011 — One of the first states to adopt the Common Core State Standards last June, North Carolina will implement new, standards-aligned K-12 Reading/English Language Arts instruction for the 2011-2012 school year. The North Carolina Board of Education has approved three Pearson programs for the […]
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    North Carolina Approves Pearson’s Common Core State Standards Reading/English Language Arts Programs for Grades K-12

    Digital, Print Instruction Built to New English Language Arts State Standards Raleigh, NC, April 4, 2011 — One of the first states to adopt the Common Core State Standards last June, North Carolina will implement new, standards-aligned K-12 Reading/English Language Arts instruction for the 2011-2012 school year. The North Carolina Board of Education has approved three Pearson programs for the […]
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    Dev Ed Remix: Emerging Models in Developmental Education Course Redesign

    With its high referral and low success rates, along with a considerable price tag, developmental education is experiencing unprecedented reevaluation and change. Considering the following, it’s no surprise that everyone is taking a good, hard look at developmental education: High Referral Rates Students are referred to developmental education at a rate of 40% at all colleges, 60% at community colleges […]
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    More Than Two Million People Break World Reading Record to Combat Nation's Early Education Crisis

    6th Annual Jumpstart’s Read for the Record focuses attention on the importance of early education and school preparedness BOSTON, MA – Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® 2011 campaign, presented in partnership with Pearson Foundation, has officially set a new world record for the world’s largest shared reading experience. On October 6, adults across the globe read Llama Llama Red Pajama […]
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    Pearson Collaborates With Saddleback Educational Publishing to Close Gap in Adolescent Literacy

    Saddleback’s Collection of Books on Contemporary Topics That Engage Struggling Readers Now Available on iLit Reading Intervention Program NEW YORK – Oct. 22, 2014 — Research shows that when students who don’t read at the appropriate grade level reach high school, they are at high risk of dropping out. As part of its continued commitment to closing the gap in […]
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    Llama Llama Red Pajama Selected as Official 2011 Campaign Book for Jumpstart's Read for the Record

    Nationwide celebration on October 6 invites millions to set a new world record while focusing attention on early literacy. Orlando, FL, May 12, 2011 — This week, Jumpstart, Penguin Books, and the Pearson Foundation joined educators, librarians, and policy makers from across the United States at the International Reading Association Annual Convention to kick off the 2011 Jumpstart’s Read for […]
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    Saturn Elementary School Earns Statewide Recognition with 90% Passing Florida’s Reading and Math Assessment

    Digital Courseware from Pearson Levels Playing Field for At-Risk and Low-Income Children CHANDLER, Arizona – April 16, 2010 – Even with a very diverse student population, including 45 percent who are mobile, 35 percent who are exceptional students and 70 percent who receive a free or reduced price lunch, Saturn Elementary in Cocoa has consistently achieved high test scores on […]
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    Pearson Congratulates Alabama on Leading the Nation in Reading and Math Gains

    “Nation’s Report Card” Confirms Significant Increases in Student Reading Scores — 13 points in 8 years, More Than Any Other State Montgomery, AL, November 10, 2011 — The education and technology company Pearson congratulates Alabama educators on students’ dramatic improvements in math and reading, as reported by the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) this past week. Also known as […]
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    New Release of WriteToLearn Features Increased Support for Struggling Readers and Writers

    Pearson’s Award-Winning Online Tool for Building Writing and Reading-Comprehension Skills Now Includes More Reading Passages, Over 200 New Essay Prompts Bloomington, MN, June 10, 2011 — Building strong writing and reading skills gives students the foundation for success in school, college and careers. With the launch of the newest version of: WriteToLearn, Pearson’s award-winning online tool for building writing and reading-comprehension skills, […]
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    Llama Llama Red Pajama Selected as Official 2011 Campaign Book for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record

    Nationwide celebration on October 6 invites millions to set a new world record while focusing attention on early literacy. Orlando, FL, May 12, 2011 — This week, Jumpstart, Penguin Books, and the Pearson Foundation joined educators, librarians, and policy makers from across the United States at the International Reading Association Annual Convention to kick off the 2011 Jumpstart’s Read for […]
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    Saturn Elementary School Earns Statewide Recognition with 90% Passing Florida's Reading and Math Assessment

    Digital Courseware from Pearson Levels Playing Field for At-Risk and Low-Income Children CHANDLER, Arizona – April 16, 2010 – Even with a very diverse student population, including 45 percent who are mobile, 35 percent who are exceptional students and 70 percent who receive a free or reduced price lunch, Saturn Elementary in Cocoa has consistently achieved high test scores on […]
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    Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation Launch We Give Books to Help Donate One Million Books to Leading Literacy Campaigns Worldwide

    We Give Books Poll of Parents and Teens Underscores Benefits of Shared Experiences in Developing a Life of Giving WASHINGTON,: April 20, 2010 — Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation today announced the launch of: We Give Books, a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don’t have them, […]
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    Mayors Nationwide Help Set New World Record By Reading The Children's Classic The Snowy Day

    Jumpstart’s Read for the Record focuses attention on the importance of early literacy New York, NY, October 7, 2010 — Today, mayors across the U.S. took part in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record™, a nationwide campaign to set a new world record for the largest shared reading experience on a single day. Starting this morning at the TODAY Show in New […]
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    Thousands of Students Realize Dramatic Grade-Level Gains Learning With iLit, Pearson’s Tablet-Based Reading Intervention Program

    Literacy Skills Improve by More Than Two Grade Levels in Just One Year Learning With iLit Orlando, FL — January 21, 2015 — Today at FETC 2015, Pearson announced that thousands students who are learning with iLit, the company’s digital reading intervention solution for grades 4-10, are realizing dramatic grade-level gains. iLit is designed to meet the national crisis of students who […]
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    At FETC, Pearson Announces Prentice Hall Literature Common Core Edition for Middle and High School

    Innovative Language Arts Program Helps Students Master New Learning Standards with Personalized Learning Paths, Increased Teacher Support, and Digital Tools Orlando, FL, January 31, 2011 — No surprise. Today’s texting generation is reading less. And, oh yes, what about their writing skills? Texting’s shortcut language won’t help those either. And are speaking and listening skills suffering too? Hmm. A big challenge […]
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    Readers Nationwide Set New World Record By Reading The Children's Classic The Snowy Day

    Jumpstart’s Read for the Record focuses attention on the importance of early literacy New York, NY, October 7, 2010 — Today, adults and children across the country are taking part in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record™, a nationwide campaign to set a new world record for the largest shared reading experience on a single day. Starting this morning at the TODAY […]
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    Pearson Announces Upgrades, Based on Educator Feedback, to Award-Winning, Tablet-Based Reading Intervention Program

    Reading Levels, Engagement in Learning Soar for Pennsylvania Students Building Literacy Skills With iLit NEW YORK — Oct. 13, 2014 — At Pennsylvania’s York City Schools, students learning with iLit, Pearson’s tablet-based reading intervention program for grades 4-10, are more engaged and realizing great gains in developing literacy skills. Today the world’s leading learning company announced upgrades to the program, […]
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    Five Teachers Rewarded for Creatively Helping Students Avoid “Summer Slump”

    WeAreTeachers and Pearson’s WriteToLearn® Award Micro Grants to Support Summer Learning Bloomington, MN, July 18, 2011 — Five teachers with creative ideas for ensuring that students avoid the "summer slump" in reading and writing will now boost their efforts and record their results with micro-grants from WeAreTeachers and Pearson’s WriteToLearn. These talented teachers submitted their ideas on WeAreTeachers’ powerful online […]
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    Pearson’s Reading, Writing and Math Activities Can Help Parents Keep Children Engaged All Summer Long

    New "Stay-on-Track Packs" Help Prevent Learning Loss. Boston,: June 28, 2010 — With fun-in-the-sun activities filling the summer hours, many parents worry that their children will not maintain their academic proficiency during the summer break from school. But, armed with a Stay-on-Track Pack from the education and technology company Pearson, parents can fight back against this trend commonly referred to as […]
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    SuccessMaker’s Adaptive Learning Model Accelerates Achievement for Young Learners

    New Jersey Charter School Achieves Adequate Yearly Progress When Students Learn With Pearson’s K-8 Personalized Program Phoenix, April 10, 2012 — Personalized learning is more than a trend in education – it is widely recognized as the key to ensuring that all students are on the path for success in school, college and careers. However, to create personal learning roadmaps […]
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    Pearson’s WriteToLearn Now Optimized for iPad, Featuring Adaptive Vocabulary Development

    Previewed at ISTE 2012, Award-Winning Online Tool, Aligned to Common Core Standards, Takes Support for English Language Learners to the Next Level San Diego (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Two of today’s hottest topics in education are implementing the new Common Core State Standards and transforming iPads into learning tools. Now WriteToLearn 8.0, Pearson’s award-winning online tool, will help schools tackle […]
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    New Version of WriteToLearn, Complete Online Tool for Building Writing and Reading-Comprehension Skills, Debuts for Back-to-School

    Boulder, CO, September 8, 2010 – With the recent launch of the Common Core Standards for K-12 education and their rapid adoption by states around the country, schools and districts are investigating new strategies for putting students on the path to building the reading and writing skills necessary to meet the demands of college and careers by high school graduation. Today’s […]
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    iLit Honored as Finalist in 2013 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

    Pearson’s Core Reading Intervention Program for iPad Personalizes Learning for Struggling Students New York, NY, April 01, 2013 — iLit, Pearson’s core reading intervention program for struggling readers, is a finalist in the prestigious 2013 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards. iLit, the first and only complete instructional solution built and delivered on iPad, is recognized in the Best […]
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    Pearson's Web-Based Universal Screening and Progress Monitoring System, AIMSweb, Now Features Lexile Measures

    Assessment Reports From Powerful RTI Tool Offer Teachers Widely Adopted Reading Measure for Personalizing Learning Bloomington, Minn., November 10, 2011 — Pearson announced today that it is adding Lexile® measures to AIMSweb®, the company's universal screening, progress monitoring and data management system that serves as a framework for Response to Intervention (RTI). The company collaborated with MetaMetrics®, developer of The […]
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    Pearson Foundation Releases New Research on Digital Literacy Among Young Children

    Latest Study Explores 21st Century Learning in Developing and Least-Developed Nations Washington, DC,: March 1, 2010 — At the annual Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) International Symposium, the Pearson Foundation released today “The Digital World of Young Children: Emergent Literacy,” a research white paper on the effects of digital media on young children’s learning. Authored by early childhood education experts, Arizona […]
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    Pearson’s Highly Accurate Measure of Text Complexity Makes WriteToLearn More Powerful Tool for Attaining Common Core State Standard Literacy Skills

    Reading Maturity Metric 30 Percent More Accurate Than Previous Formulas Bloomington, Minn. January 16, 2013 As teachers around the country implement the new Common Core State Standards, WriteToLearn from Pearson provides an even more powerful tool for preparing college- and career-ready readers and writers. WriteToLearn now includes Pearson’s text complexity measure, the Reading Maturity Metric (RMM), offering 30 percent improvement […]
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    Pearson Unveils Enhancements to WriteToLearn

    Innovative Web-Based Tool for Building Strong Readers and Writers Now Features Hundreds More Essay Topics and Reading Passages Boulder, Colo.,: March 23, 2010 — For all U.S. high school graduates to be college- and career-ready, strong reading and writing skills are the golden ticket. Today Pearson unveiled hundreds of additions to the reading and essay-writing capabilities of: WriteToLearn™, the company’s complete online […]
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    Pearson Leverages Power of Mobile Learning, Research-Based Instructional Approach to Close High School Literacy Gap

    Miami Dade Public Schools Among First to Adopt iLit, New Core Reading Program for Struggling Readers on iPad ORLANDO – Jan. 30, 2013 – Taking a bold step toward closing this country's adolescent literacy gap, Pearson today launched iLit, its new core reading program for struggling readers. Featured at FETC 2013, iLit is the first and only complete instructional solution […]
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    Rural Tennessee Students Make Great Strides in Writing and Reading-Comprehension Skills With Web-Based Tool From Pearson

    WriteToLearn Supports New Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts Lexington, KY, March 23, 2011 — Whether studying history, science or language arts, students in Henderson County Schools in rural Tennessee are making steady gains in building critical literacy skills with the help of: WriteToLearn™, Pearson’s web-based tool for building writing and reading-comprehension skills. “We’re having great success with WriteToLearn across the […]
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    We Give Books to Share Free Books with School Classrooms Across Florida

    Pearson Foundation donating 50,000 books in 30 days for Florida schoolchildren Tallahassee, FL, April 5, 2011 — A campaign that encourages Florida schoolchildren to read and earn 50,000 free books for their schools kicked off in Tallahassee today, where thousands of local young people joined legislators and dignitaries to celebrate Children’s Week. Read for My School Florida is the latest […]
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    National Center on Response to Intervention Now Includes Pearson’s Reading and Math Diagnostic Assessments as Approved RTI Solutions

    GRADE and GMADE Commended for Effectiveness, Validity and Reliability BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Oct. 19, 2011 – Pearson today announced that the National Center on Response to Intervention (NCRTI) now includes GRADE™ (Group Reading Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation) and GMADE™ (Group Mathematics Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation). NCRTI reviewed GRADE and GMADE as a part of its annual evaluation of Reading Screening […]
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    Military Families to Benefit from “Now You’re Thinking” Reading Campaign

    Pearson Foundation to donate children’s books through We Give Books website New York, NY, September 14, 2011–Readers everywhere can help make a difference in the lives of U.S. military families through the “Now You’re Thinking” online reading campaign from the Pearson Foundation and We Give Books. From now through September 30th, for every children’s book read for free online at […]
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    Teachers Empower Students to Master Common Core State Standards With WriteToLearn From Pearson

    Updates to Online Tool Provide Greater Support for Building Critical Thinking Skills, Write More Creatively Bloomington, MN April 09, 2013 Schools around the country are turning to WriteToLearn™ to empower their students to master the Common Core State Standards and excel on the new Common Core assessments. Today Pearson unveiled major updates to the award-winning online tool, which take its […]
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    New York City Educator Kristen Greco Honored With WeAreTeachers-WriteToLearn Sponsorship Award

    Charter School Teacher Will Leverage Pearson’s Writing and Reading-Comprehension Tool to Accelerate Reading Skills of Struggling Students BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 — When reading-intervention special educator Kristen Greco spotted a contest on WeAreTeachers to win a subscription to WriteToLearn®, Pearson’s award-winning web-based literacy tool, she knew she had to enter. With many of her sixth- through eighth-grade students […]
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    Pearson Reacquires Reading, MA Development Site

    Former Addison Wesley Longman Campus for Sale; National Development to Serve as Advisor to Pearson Reading, MA,: January 8, 2010 — Pearson obtained ownership today of the former Addison Wesley Longman campus located near the junction of Routes I-93 and I-95 (Route 128) at Route 28 in Reading, MA. The site was reacquired from an affiliate of Newton-based National Development following […]
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    Pearson’s NES (National Evaluation Series) Teacher Certification Tests Now Available at 1,000 Secure Test Centers Worldwide

      Arizona and New Mexico Add NES Tests to State Teacher Licensure Testing Programs Momentum continues to build for Pearson’s contemporary teacher certification testing program as additional states choose the NES® (National Evaluation Series™) as one measurement tool for credentialing knowledgeable teachers. Pearson’s secure test center network, now featuring more than 1,000 test centers worldwide, offers wider geographic coverage and increased access […]
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